Thursday, 19 May, 2022
Topic2019

Topic: 2019

AAP’s looming threat, Modi and Shah’s T20 game in 2019 & a humorous goodbye to MiG-27

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Ayodhya to Kashmir – Modi is now Mr Closure for all of India’s historical wrongs

What really stood out in Narendra Modi's first term – welfare and rural outreach – seem less prominent now. There is a Ram Mandir to build.

ADB cuts India’s growth outlook for 2019 as global risks mount

India’s GDP will probably rise 7.2% this year, down from December forecast of 7.6%, according to ADB’s latest Asian Development Outlook report.

Computers, the environment & lunar mining — how well Isaac Asimov predicted 2019

In 1983, legendary science fiction author Isaac Asimov presented his vision of 2019, with about a 50-50 record of hits and misses.

Alia Bhatt will rule Bollywood in 2019, and it won’t be because of nepotism

Will there be a realignment in the politics of Bollywood if there is a regime change?

Nifty ideas for young millennials to save money in 2019

Broke before the month ends? Spent too much on a whim? Then you need this guide on how to save better. Young millennials want to...

India will be able to see 2 of 5 eclipses in 2019

An official of the Jiwaji Observatory in Ujjain said a partial lunar eclipse will be visible in July and a total solar eclipse in December.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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