Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicForeign Travel

Topic: Foreign Travel

Trying new cuisines, that’s what’s driving more and more Indians to travel abroad: Report

A report by ASSOCHAM says, 2.19 crore Indians travelled abroad in 2016, a rise of nearly 400 per cent since 2000.

PM Modi’s foreign trips cost taxpayers more than Rs 2,000 crore

The cost of Modi's 84 foreign trips includes the maintenance of Air India One & setting up a secure hotline.

MEA goofs up, president, VP out of the country at the same time

In an unprecedented situation, President Kovind only returning from tour today while VP Naidu in Chicago for RSS event.

TalkPoint: Does Rahul Gandhi get the timing of his foreign visits mostly wrong?

Before the North East election results Rahul Gandhi took off for Italy and is now headed to Singapore and Malaysia. Experts weigh in on Rahul Gandhi's ill-timed travel.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

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.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.