Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
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Topic: Hunting

Pakistan is mourning another journalist death. One who exposed illegal hunting by Arab VIPs

In a video Nazim Jokhio had posted online speaking in Urdu, he said, “I am not scared. I am getting threats and I will not apologise.”

Aphrodisiac, meat & sport — why Arab royals hunt bustard in Pakistan & why India banned it

Hunting of Asian houbara bustard, a vulnerable species, is banned in Pakistan, but is used as something of a foreign policy instrument since Arab royals are allowed to do so.

Yes, she did — New findings show prehistoric women hunted too

For decades, it was assumed that prehistoric men were the hunters. But a prehistoric skeleton of a teenager in America says otherwise.

Jim Corbett — the man known for being both a hunter and champion of tigers

On Jim Corbett’s birth anniversary, a look at how human-wildlife conflict and habitat destruction still threaten existence of tigers, despite conservation efforts.

Asia’s first green village in Nagaland deserves a better story than the one in BBC

The contents of the BBC article on the Khonoma people of Nagaland does little justice to its subject.

On Camera

YourTurn

New Brezza is not just a facelift. Maruti-Suzuki has worked to make it tough

I drove the automatic variant and it felt a bit languid on the open road. Prices start from Rs 8 lakh and go up to Rs 14 lakh for the automatic dual-tone variant.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

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.
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