Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Topic: India

Pakistan is sinking into its own jihadi strategy – 2022 will be no different

Truth is, you can’t change your neighbours. But if Delhi reaches out its hand to help, Pakistan has to decide to take it.

One way for women to tackle an uneven playing field—choose a boss, not a job

In 'Awakening the Rainmaker', Nishtha Anand maps out how women have carved out their own space within a corporate world.

India has an upper hand over China in jostle for foothold in Sri Lanka. But it can slip away

A proactive New Delhi has increased its vigil and speeded up strategic cooperation with Colombo to counter Beijing’s movements so far. But it needs more.

Young people getting heart attacks no surprise. Look at their plate

Heart diseases aren't diseases of old age. It's because young Indians are hooked to white foods and ultra-processed diets.

Delhi, Mumbai’s R value crosses 2 for first time since pandemic began, India’s climbs to 1.22

Delhi's R for Covid has jumped to 2.54 between 23 & 29 Dec from 1.12 around 17 Dec. R values are higher than those reported at start of pandemic, when people were not vaccinated.

2021 brought two challenges for India. Distrust in global diplomacy and disunity at home

Chinese aggression shows it wants to contain India, and Pakistan is acting as its proxy. But we're stuck with internal rifts.

Why RBI must stick to fundamentals amid global churn to ensure macroeconomic stability

More and more central banks are shifting their focus back to inflation even as growth recovery remains nascent. In this environment, RBI should avoid drastic policy responses.

Kashmir was never an issue. India moved on from Partition, but Pakistan couldn’t

In 'The Kashmir Conundrum', General N.C. Vij looks into the troubled history of Kashmir, and how Pakistan kept the pot boiling.

Aravind Eye Care to Jaipur foot—India did well in frugal innovation but new innovators needed

The locus of frugal innovation has shifted to the government and startups. While this needs to be sustained, industry must partner as well.

Xi Jinping wants Chinese artists and writers to practise ‘morality’. And a big editor quits

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

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The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.


File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
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.