Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Topic: Evacuation

Small town India’s aspiring doctors, now trapped in war zone: Why students chose Ukraine

Private contractors help many students from Tier 2 and 3 cities get admission to quality medical colleges in Ukraine that offer education at a much lower cost than in India.

India planning alternate routes to get citizens out as Ukraine airspace shuts down

Additional Russian-speaking officials have been sent to India’s embassy in Kyiv and are being deployed in countries neighbouring Ukraine.

Last US plane leaves Afghanistan as America ends its longest war

US Tuesday officially ended its military presence in Afghanistan after a two-decade war, with a rushed withdrawal of over 123,000 people since 14 August when Kabul fell to Taliban.

Health ministry mandates compulsory 14 days quarantine for Afghan evacuees at ITBP camp

Any person testing positive or detected as symptomatic shall be shifted to identified Covid-19 dedicated Covid Care Centre or Covid hospital of NCT of Delhi, the memorandum stated.

India brings back 78 people as part of evacuation mission from Afghanistan

The group along with three copies of the Guru Granth Sahib was airlifted from Kabul to Dushanbe by a military transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force Monday.

146 Indians evacuated from Afghanistan to Doha by NATO reach Delhi

It was the second batch of Indians to be brought back from Doha. The Indians evacuated were employees of a number of foreign companies that were operating in Afghanistan.

‘Logical & right decision’, says Biden as US expands evacuation efforts at Kabul airport

President Joe Biden said the US has lifted about 11,000 people out of Kabul within 36 hours and the number will change day to day as the air and ground operations in Kabul vary.

India evacuates 168 people from Kabul as security situation deteriorates in Afghanistan

The MEA said the Modi government’s priority is to get accurate information about all Indian nationals currently in Afghanistan.

IAF has a history of dangerous evacuations. Here’s my story — from Chandigarh to Ladakh

Casualty evacuation from remote places in the Himalayas not connected even by rail or road is an important part of the lives of those serving in the Indian Air Force.

Why Air Force won’t be a part of India’s massive Covid evacuation for now

India plans to bring home over 2 lakh Indians stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic. But unlike earlier evacuations, the IAF is on stand-by.

On Camera


Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

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.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.