Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicAvengers

Topic: Avengers

Say what you might — Marvel Studios has triumphed over DC. And it all started with Avengers

What started as six core Avengers — Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Black Widow, Thor — turned Marvel into real-life superheroes of the movie genre.

In Hawkeye, Clint Barton saves Christmas. It’s a holiday feast

Hawkeye may not have the alternate realities of Loki or the magical world of WandaVision, as it is conventional at its best.

This Avengers star helped the Tasmanian Devil return to Australia’s wildlife

Tasmanian Devils were originally wiped out from the mainland after being hunted by dingoes & have now returned to Australia’s mainland after 3,000 years.

AAP as Avengers & ‘Thanos’ Modi — Kejriwal party gives Delhi poll campaign pop-culture spin

From video game Mario to Avengers, AAP is tapping several pop-culture mainstays for voters who no longer ‘want to be given gyan’.

AR Rahman teams up with Marvel India for Avengers: Endgame’s new anthem

The anthem will be released in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages on 1 April.

On Camera

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Pedestrians walk over plastic bags scattered on the pavement along Geeta Colony Setu over the River Yamuna, in New Delhi

Delhi’s ‘lifeline’ Yamuna is drying up. Here’s how govt can combat water crisis

Rather than lurching from one water crisis to another, Jal Board should insure Delhi against water shortages with a policy-based approach. Here’s a model.

Adani forges $10.5-billion deal with Holcim India to buy Ambuja Cement, ACC

Holcim’s sale of its Indian business is expected to close in second half of 2022. Adani Group beat other firms, including JSW Group, to become India's 2nd biggest cement manufacturer.

Defence

File photo of Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif speaking in the National Assembly | ANI

India expects ‘nothing dramatic’ from new Pakistan govt, ‘terror must stop for normalisation’

With Shehbaz Sharif government in power now, there's speculation that ties between India and Pakistan, which worsened after Balakot air strike, could see major improvement.

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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