Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicBhuj

Topic: Bhuj

Bhuj: The Pride of India is Bollywood’s embarrassment. It doesn’t stay true to air ops, 1971 War

Bhuj: The Pride of India, starring Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt and Sonakshi Sinha, is a disaster from a military point of view and completely opposite to what really happened in the 1971 War.

In Gujarat college, 68 girls forced to remove underwear to prove they weren’t menstruating

Ahmedabad Mirror report says hostel rector complained to principal of college run by Swaminarayan trust that menstruating girls were violating ‘religious norms’. V-C says will take action.

Amazon India goes where no retailer has gone before for endangered art

After Walmart's $16 billion investment in Flipkart, the largest internet retailer's move of recruiting these unlikely suppliers is a sign of the fierce battle raging globally. 

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Defence ministry’s PMA policy is protectionism. Indian-made arms need export market

The increase in momentum of 'self-reliance' projects by the defence ministry is palpable. But it can't be successful as a standalone initiative.
A Life Insurance Corporation building in Kolkata, India | Bloomberg

Inside the all-out campaign to prepare for LIC’s mega IPO

A knock-out listing could see LIC raise as much as $10 billion from the IPO with a minimum dilution of 5%. That would make it the third biggest globally involving an insurer.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
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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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