Monday, 28 November, 2022


New Pakistan Army chief Asim Munir is a Bajwa protege, won’t go after his loot

Lt Gen Asim Munir will have to hold himself back if he wants to stand any chance of bringing Pakistan Army together, which seemed to be falling apart during Bajwa-Imran Khan battle.

Diet culture distorts body image, promotes eating disorders. Try intuitive eating instead

The ‘diet culture’ based weight loss industry is not ready to give up and keeps coming up with new, trendy diets with no scientific backing.

With Lachit Barphukan, BJP is giving a history lesson to Congress on how to remember icons

BJP's celebration of 17th century Assam warrior Lachit Barphukan stands in sharp contrast with Congress' selective glorification of historical figures.

Modi rules Gujarat because there’s a vacuum. Even cultural celebrities can’t fill it

Bhajan singers from Gujarat are a rage on YouTube—as popular as Punjabi rap singers—and dozens of their songs have garnered one crore or more views.

Bharat Jodo Yatra isn’t just about Rahul Gandhi. It’s a walking classroom on public policy

If there is talk about India’s problems, can pudiyawalas offering one-shot solutions be far behind? Bharat Jodo Yatra would have remained colourless without them.

‘Stable but unpredictable’ border with China is a real risk. India needs a new game plan

Chief of Army Staff Manoj Pande has triggered an important thought that demands national attention. India must act like the third pole it aspires to be and avoid conflict.

Savarkar, Nehru, Bose: India belongs to no single ideology. No politician gets this today

Whether it is hatred for VD Savarkar or Nehru, the older generation of politicians, who understood that all ideologies deserve to be respected, are gone.

Some Hindus even praised Khilji in Sanskrit texts — Medieval India’s complex power games

When Sanskrit-speaking elites were not well-treated, Muslim kings were decried as mlecchas, accused of killing cows and persecuting Brahmins.

Western media’s criticism of Qatar World Cup has truth but with dollops of hypocrisy

Western colluders, nearly all of them champions of human rights, have used the oil extracted with cheap labour that plies Gulf economies, to control the world order.

TV reduced Rahul Gandhi’s Gujarat rally to a sound bite, no space for Bharat Jodo Yatra

Almost any ‘news’ takes precedence over the proposed 3,570 km Bharat Jodo Yatra, which by any stretch of the imagination is a lot of leg work.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.