Sunday, 27 November, 2022
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British PM Sunak to raise Egyptian-British hunger strike’s case at the COP27 climate summit

Abd el-Fattah, who rose to prominence with Egypt's 2011 uprising, has been on hunger strike for 219 days against his detention and prison conditions.

Kejriwal goes ‘catfishing’ in BJP pond & London Bridge is falling down on Rishi

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Pretty astounding’: Biden says Sunak’s ascent as UK leader is ‘a groundbreaking milestone’

'Pretty astounding': Biden says Sunak's ascent as UK leader is 'a groundbreaking milestone'

All you need to know about Rishi Sunak, Britain’s next PM

Sunak, the 42-year-old former finance minister, will become Britain's third prime minister in less than two months.

Indians delight as Rishi Sunak becomes new UK PM on Diwali

Liz Truss, leader of the Conservative Party, quit as UK prime minister six weeks after she took office.

Rishi Sunak more suited than Conservative rivals to be PM—if UK can look past his skin colour

As Rishi Sunak gets another shot to be UK PM, the former Chancellor is holding back from announcing his candidature until he is sure party MPs and members really want him this time.

Truss’s disastrous spell as PM ends the revival of Thatcher’s libertarian economics

Truss's solution to UK's weak growth, productivity and low pay since 2008 crisis was to challenge economic 'orthodoxy' & demand faster, radical action to shake the economy out of its torpor.

UK Prime Minister Liz Truss resigns after 6 weeks, done in by failed economic programme

Truss' measures to overhaul the British economy sent shockwaves through the market and deeply divided her Conservative Party.

UK PM Liz Truss rethinking tax-cut plans amid vocal criticism of economic strategy

The government has repeatedly said it would stick to most of her tax cut plans while also protecting public spending, but economists and critics say something has to give.

UK still wants free trade deal with India by Diwali, says working on ‘this high ambition’ pact

The target to sign the free trade agreement that would "put the UK at the front of the queue to supply India's growing middle class" by Diwali was set by former PM Boris Johnson.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.