Friday, 3 December, 2021

In Pictures

Construction workers build the main gate to the Kashi Vishwanath Dham | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Day or night, workers push hard to finish PM Modi’s pet Kashi Vishwanath Dham project

Designed by architect Bimal Patel, the Rs 400-crore Kashi Vishwanath Dham project aims to ease congestion in and around the Shiva shrine in Varanasi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

In pictures: President Kovind, PM Modi, others pay tribute to Vajpayee on his death anniversary

PM Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, and Union ministers paid tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the ‘Sadaiv Atal’ Samadhi in New Delhi.
Mizoram Police post at Kulichera

LoC-like situation, police pointing guns at each other — images from Assam-Mizoram border

ThePrint brings you images from Kulichera on the Assam-Mizoram border, where both states have been laying claim to a five-km stretch of land.
The post constructed by Mizoram police at the disputed site | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Bullet-riddled police posts, vandalised bus — images from site where Assam, Mizoram cops clashed

ThePrint brings you images from the site of the Assam-Mizoram clash that left six police personnel injured and 50 others injured.
Former chief minister Farooq Abdullah | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

From doctor who partied in London to politician jailed in J&K — Farooq Abdullah’s many moments

Former Jammu & Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah reminisces about his life so far as he talks to ThePrint, notes that change is inevitable, but warns that govt should rethink its Article 370 decision.
Cricket team playing match at the Homepabthri kulgam district | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

It’s no IPL, but passion for this T20 cricket tournament is unmatched in Kashmir’s Kulgam

Every year, the youth of South Kashmir's Kulgam district collect funds to organise the inter-village 20-over tournament between May and August.
Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

In pictures: A day in Srinagar with L-G Manoj Sinha, who is set to complete a year in office

Manoj Sinha has earned a reputation of being a ‘no-nonsense L-G’. As he completes a year in August, ThePrint catches up with him at the Raj Bhawan in Srinagar.
Father Ahmad Patloo and daughter Jannat ask tourists to wear masks and take vaccination. | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

How a Srinagar father-daughter team is doing their bit to save Dal Lake

Tariq Ahmad Patloo runs an Ambulance Shikara in Srinagar's Dal lake. Last month, he found a mention on PM Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat'.
Pigeons fly as Jama Masjid wears an almost deserted look on the occasion of Eid al-Adha, in New Delhi | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

No mass prayers, Covid protocols — Jama Masjid wears deserted look this Eid al-Adha

After the Shah Imam of Jama Masjid asked people to offer Eid prayers at home, not many people visited Jama Masjid on Eid al-Adha.
A team of healthcare workers on their way to a vaccination drive in Kashmir's Naranag village in Ganderbal district | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Walking for kilometres, vaccination teams in Kashmir are welcomed by many, but some run away

ThePrint followed teams of healthcare workers in Kashmir's Bandipora and Ganderbal districts, as they trekked for kilometres to vaccinate people.

On Camera


A healthy diet consists of quality foods | Representative image | Wikimedia commons

Calorie count model is passe. Obesity is about what you eat, not how much

Good nutrition is beyond weight loss or theories. Obesity needs whole, practical, and sustainable diet planning.
Residents wait in line to receive bags of rice and cooking oil at a World Food Programme distribution site in Port-Salut, Haiti | Bloomberg

IMF warns of ‘economic collapse’ in some low-income countries without debt fix

Afghanistan and Ethiopia are among the 30 nations at high risk of debt distress while while Grenada, Mozambique, Republic of Congo and Somalia are already experiencing it.


Ministry of Defence building

Armed forces get breather from negative list, can import items in ‘immediate’ cases

A committee chaired by Gen. Bipin Rawat will oversee indigenisation efforts, and recommend the removal of items from the negative import list if needed.

What farm laws retreat by Modi govt tells us about ruling India like a CM with brute majority

No matter how dominant BJP is, India is a federation of states and it has CMs in only 12. Agriculture is largely a state issue, and most of India doesn’t follow it unquestioningly.