Tuesday, 18 January, 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

IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari addresses a press conference ahead of 89th Air Force Day, in New Delhi on 5 October 2021 | Photo: ANI

Helicopter, transport pilots missing in IAF top ranks. It is a fighter-dominated Service

AVM Mohey is the first helicopter pilot to be appointed Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Training, in nearly three decades. IAF needs policy change.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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