Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicHong Kong

Topic: Hong Kong

China says Hong Kong will decide on India’s request for arrest of Nirav Modi

Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh told parliament last week that they had sought the provisional arrest of Nirav Modi by the government of the Hong Kong.

Global Pulse: Worried about turnout, the Russian govt is enticing voters with selfie competitions

While there is no doubt that Vladimir Putin will emerge as president for his fourth term, the Kremlin is worried about voter turnout.

Global Pulse: Macron’s ratings plummet, rebelling through music in Kabul

A roundup of the biggest news headlines from across the world.

Global Pulse: GOP leaders won’t have Trump’s ‘fine people’ bigotry, making terror simpler

After his remarks on the violence in Charlottesville, Donald Trump is more isolated than ever even in his own party.

GLOBAL PULSE: US flip-flops and signs deal with Qatar, Putin offers asylum to James Comey and the most extravagant parking spot

US FLIP-FLOPS ON QATAR, SIGNS F 15 DEAL In a latest twist to the series of diplomatic contradictions in the Trump administration, U.S. just signed...

On Camera

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

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.