Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicBloomberg Opinion

Topic: Bloomberg Opinion

China is forcing devout Muslims to drink liquor, but the world is looking away

Beijing needs to realise that repression in Xinjiang, through which several ancient trade routes passed, can take a heavy toll on Xi’s pet Belt & Road Initiative.

Sports fans, here’s how not to let your team’s wins and losses destroy you

Appreciating great athletes is one of the ways to get good vibes from sports and beat defeat blues.

Disagree with your neighbour’s political beliefs? Invite him to tea

It surely feels good to be right, but we owe it to democracy to admit when we are not.

China responsible for Pakistan’s debt crisis and IMF should stay out of it

IMF bailing out Pakistan will only encourage moral hazard among countries availing Chinese loans.

Recessions can be predicted years in advance, say experts

Cracking the code of booms and busts will allow central banks, regulators & policy makers to stave off crises instead of cleaning up afterwards. 

Twitter and Facebook need a bigger and better cleanup

The social media giants will be in trouble with regulators and brands if they don’t show they are trying to fix themselves.

Why the next PM of debt-saddled Pakistan can seek loans cuts from China, and get them

With its own competitiveness under threat from Donald Trump’s hawkish policies, China has an increasing need of its Asian allies.

By abandoning bill allowing bank sell-off, Centre has failed the ailing sector

India may soon come to regret not setting up a resolution regime after the 2008 crisis as many nations did.

If Imran Khan wins Pakistan election, talk of military help will be hard to shake off

The military's current campaign of interference seems designed to clear a path for the ex-cricketer.

India Inc’s debt snarl is holding up PM Modi’s infrastructure drive

Companies that aren’t in the best position to handle the debt have been among the most aggressive to bid for projects.

On Camera

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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