Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicConnectivity

Topic: Connectivity

It takes 138 hrs, 55 signatures to move 1 truck from India to Bangladesh, says World Bank

In an interview with ThePrint, World Bank's Cecile Fruman says just 5% of South Asia's trade is within the region. More free trade agreements, seamless connectivity needed.

How new MEA study will help India build ‘regional transport network’ & tackle China BRI threat

Study by North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd will 'enable govt to identify how existing investments in & outside India can be leveraged to create a regional transport network'.

Fights at water taps, no LPG, no net – My grandparents’ village inspires me to go on

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

UGC’s blended learning will destroy public-funded university system: Bengal teachers’ unions

JUTA and ABUTA in their response to UGC concept note have accused it of being 'not inclusive' & advocating reduction of govt spending on higher education in the name of 'quality'.

Covid, connectivity, climate – CM Himanta Biswa Sarma has early mover advantage in Assam

From visiting Covid patients at 2:30 am to giving deadlines for Dispur flyover, Himanta Biswa Sarma has hit the ground running as CM.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Airbus emerges as front runner to win Jet Airways’ order worth $5.5 billion

Once India’s top private airline, Jet Airways is returning to the skies. The company is trying to acquire A320neo jets and A220 planes from Airbus SE, Boeing Co. and Embraer SA.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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