Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicABBA

Topic: ABBA

‘Abba jaan’ politics delights Indian news channels, dying kids in UP an afterthought

As per news channels' promotional videos and 'special features', it's all bright and beautiful in Yogi Adityanath's Uttar Pradesh. The state has been completely transformed.

ABBA’s isn’t just a cash-grab comeback. It reminds us of their staying power in pop culture

ABBA’s comeback single ‘Don’t Shut Me Down’ sounds like it could be a previously shelved Dancing Queen B-side. Disco didn’t die, it just plagiarised itself.

On Camera

YourTurn

PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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.
×