Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicColin Powell

Topic: Colin Powell

Why Colin Powell’s death from Covid complications argues for vaccines, not against it

Powell, who was fighting multiple myeloma, needed as many people around him as possible to be vaccinated to diminish his chances of encountering the virus.

Colin Powell was a ‘man of ideas’ but wasn’t ideological, Antony Blinken says

Colin Powell, the first Black US Secretary of State, died Monday at the age of 84 due to coronavirus-related complications.

Trump faces more defections by Republicans as Colin Powell also bolts

Powell joins a number of prominent retired military officials and current and former lawmakers to criticise Trump, although not all have said they’ll vote Biden.

Parliamentary oversight of RAW is not a nefarious thing: N.N. Vohra

J&K Governor and veteran bureaucrat says somewhere down the line, the security establishment will have to trust the politicians.

Our Pak’s Americana

It is one thing to peg our entire relationship with Pakistan to Musharraf ending terrorism. But must we tie our larger relationship with the US also on Musharraf ending terrorism?

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

Defence

A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
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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