Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicAtheism

Topic: Atheism

Price this Haryana man is paying for turning atheist — no job & social boycott

Ravi, a resident of Tohana tehsil in Haryana, has been officially declared an atheist and handed a 'no caste, no religion' certificate by the state government.

There are 2.9 million atheists in India and it’s been around in Asia for centuries

Atheism is not a modern concept and is a significant cultural force in India, as well as in other Asian countries influenced by Indian religions.

Sabarimala temple row brings atheist Left face to face with religion, yet again

To take on BJP's push in Kerala, the CPM has been forced to talk about religion in the latest issue of its mouthpiece 'People's Democracy'.

Stephen Hawking was a trailblazer who tried to merge quantum physics & general relativity

"If we do discover a theory of everything… it would be the ultimate triumph of human reason — for then we would truly know the mind of God."

On Camera

YourTurn

Neeraj Chopra won Gold at Tokyo Olympics in 2021 | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Armed forces’ ‘sports for wellness’ rule cost India. Time to bring back ‘gladiator sportsmen’

Until 1970s, Indian armed forces allowed units to spare military training for some men to help them focus only on sports. Then came the outcry to ban sports competitions.
Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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