Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
Topic2021

Topic: 2021

Delta to Omicron — India needs to avoid Covid complacency in 2022

Amid the fear of Omicron, we usher in 2022 with 63 per cent of Indians being fully vaccinated, 90 per cent having at least one dose of the vaccine. And more caution.

Best of Last Laughs 2021: From Covid & political rallies to farm laws’ repeal, and back again

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

2021 was a year of many firsts for Pakistan – bhang to security. But Biden still hasn’t called

PM Imran Khan’s 'absolutely not' were the magic words of the year – even when it came to BFF Bajwa.

The way we work – What ThePrint did in 2021 and why good journalism pays

Kabul or Kumbh, in 2021, ThePrint followed the basic rule of journalism — go where the story takes you.

Snatching to sextortion – Covid and curfews didn’t make crime go away in 2021

Covid could hardly have an impact on crimes and the extent of brutality in 2021 – from a conman’s Bollywood connection to a Burari-like murder.

Our pick of top 10 books in 2021

2021 saw a variety of books being published as life crawled back to normal from the pandemic. These are our top picks.

Hugs, office, fearless cough — Why our 2021 resolution card is more a wishlist

Happy 'new normal' year 2021? No, I want my old normal life back.

On Camera

YourTurn

J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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