Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
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Netflix Squid Game won hearts world over but Pakistanis complaining

A Twitter user said an Indian actor for a Pakistani character felt like a slap in the face.

Indian economist Kalpana Kochhar joins Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Kochhar, who spent 3 decades at IMF, will retire on 30 July, and will join as Director of Development Policy and Finance, at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Voter ID, marrying an Indian not enough; foreigners need to register for citizenship — HC

A Patna High Court bench asserted that 'mere registration of a person’s name in the voter list, ipso facto, does not confer citizenship'.

Indian uncles are a strange thing called Sexist Feminists

Indian uncles are feminist when it comes to daughters, sexist when it comes to wives.

HMT watch was all about sturdy functionality, and then India changed

HMT’s catchy advertising campaign centred on the ‘unity in diversity’ theme.

Government officials facing corruption charges won’t get passports

The competent authority can, however, take a view wherein foreign travel is necessitated due to urgent situations like medical emergencies.

How the meteoric rise of Bitcoin brought untold riches to Indians

Crypto-currency Bitcoin recently hit its all-time high of $11,370, and then dropped to $9,292. But Indian investors aren’t too worried about its future.

Athawale’s call for reservations in Army revives old debate

Former defence minister Jagjivan Ram also wrote to then Army chief Manekshaw on caste-based quota policy

On Camera

YourTurn

Badhaai Do poster | Zee Studios

Badhaai Do shows a lavender marriage. It hurts LGBT+ fight in post-377 India

‘Badhaai Do’ starring Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar shows a gay man marrying a lesbian woman to get their families off their backs.
Bottles of sunflower oil at a plant in Alekseyevka, Russia | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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