Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: egypt

At COP27, India unveils long-term strategy to reach net zero, prioritises energy & food security

Called the 'Long Term Low Emission Development Strategy', the 121-page document focuses on 'strategic transition' of several high-emission sectors, namely electricity and transport.

Germany warns its COP27 delegation of Egyptian spies at the climate summit

In an email, German federal police warned delegates of 'overt & covert surveillance through photography and videography' by Egyptian agents, according to a Reuters' source.

Climate challenge and ‘Chinese-style modernisation’ aren’t at odds with each other for Xi Jinping

China and India’s approach to international cooperation may appear to be different in multiple spheres, but when it comes to climate change, there are many areas of convergence.

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.

Influential cleric Sheikh Qaradawi, supporter of Arab Spring revolts, dies at 96

Born in Egypt in 1926, Qaradawi spent much of his life in Qatar, where he became one of the most recognisable and influential Sunni Muslim clerics in the Arab world.

With Rajnath Singh in Cairo, India-Egypt pick up Nehru-Nasser thread left off in the ’60s

In the 1960s, an IAF team was in Cairo to make fighter jets. Both India and Egypt knew the importance of a domestic defence industrial base — that bond is restarting.

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Why Egypt could again play a key role in engineering a truce between Israel & Hamas

With the US circumspect about committing American political and diplomatic resources to the effort, the heavy lifting of engineering a ceasefire falls once again to Egypt.

Polish researchers discover a pregnant Egyptian mummy, in a first

Researchers have stated in the study this finding has 'opened up new possibilities' of research into pregnancy and maternal practices in ancient times.

Egypt parades 22 royal mummies through Cairo streets to new resting place

The mummified bodies of 18 pharaohs and four queens were paraded from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square to a new museum in the Fustat neighbourhood.

On Camera


Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.