Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: Argentina

China launches 13 satellites into orbit with single rocket

The satellites, including 10 remote sensing satellites developed by Argentinian company Satellogic, blasted off atop a March-6 rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre.

Saudi Arabia suspends flights to and from India amid surge in Covid cases

Saudi Arabia's aviation authority said it was suspending travel to and from India, Brazil & Argentina including any person who has been in any of these countries in last 14 days.

Not just the Amazon rain forest, other one-of-a-kind ecosystems are burning down too

South America’s Pantanal wetlands — reaching into Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay — are burning at a record pace this year, and commercial farmers are largely to blame.

Saudi crown prince consolidates power, top 100 companies during pandemic & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Passengers of cruise to nowhere spend Easter on ‘Ghost Ship’

Thousands of passengers are aboard ships a month after major cruise lines agreed to halt cruises because of dangers of sailing during pandemic.

China reacts guardedly to Japan-America-India partnership

Beijing hopes that such cooperation will promote mutual trust and cooperation in this region and play a constructive role, said China. Beijing: China on Monday reacted...

India to host G-20 summit in 2022

PM announces decision at G-20 summit in Argentina, calls on world leaders to 'experience Indian hospitality'

PM Modi to meet President Xi Jinping in Argentina at G20 meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also expected to discuss strengthening of the World Trade Organisation at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires starting on 28 November.

New migrant pest found in Karnataka can cause losses to dozens of crops

The migrant insect can feed on most important crops in India like maize, rice, sugarcane, soybean, onion, potato and cotton, among others.

Palestinian teen activist has been released, and #piegate is taking over Australia

China has established a firm base in Latin America, and Egypt is using "fake news" to arrest dissenting journalists. 

On Camera


PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.