Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Topic: Gilgit

Voting on for Gilgit-Baltistan assembly election amid tight security

As many as 330 candidates, including four women, are contesting for 23 seats going up for grabs, according to polling officials.

First Pakistani doctor dies after treating coronavirus patients in PoK

Usma Riaz, 26, was treating patients who had recently returned from Iraq & Iran and became the first Pakistani medic to die due to coronavirus.

Top court fines ex-R&AW official, rejects his plea on declaring PoK & Gilgit Lok Sabha seats

The Supreme Court rejected a plea by ex-R&AW official Ram Kumar Yadav that argued that India has ownership over PoK and Gilgit.

On Camera


Richard Hadlee, the speedster who could cast a ‘spell’ even on slow, spinning Indian wickets

Richard Hadlee shares his birthday with his partner-in-crime Ewen John Chatfield. Together, they formed one of the greatest fast-bowling partnerships of all time.
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.