Thursday, 6 October, 2022
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Topic: Indians

Rich Indians turn secessionist, giving up citizenship. ‘Nationalism’ poor man’s burden

There are some obvious explanations for the rich and endowed Indians, who benefit the most from Indian democracy, leaving their own country.

Record no. of Indians applied to give up citizenship last year. Lockdown backlog, say officials

A total of 1,63,370 Indian nationals renounced their citizenship in 2021. In 2020, the number had fallen to just 85,248 from 1,44,217 in 2019, the highest until then.

Calcium Sandoz — For 90s kids, the happy-puppy bottle scored over health benefits of the pills

Calcium Sandoz's launch coincided with the rise of a new upwardly mobile middle class. With rising incomes, there was a growing emphasis on health and nutrition for the aspirational middle-class.

30% Indians have hypertension, says Lancet study tracking high blood pressure around world

The study is an international collaboration, including, among others, scientists from Imperial College London and the Indian Council of Medical Research.

How can Indians live longer? We need the Blue Zone diet

An average Indian diet is unhealthy. Even rich Indians don’t eat right.

Armed Taliban on patrol, embassy sealed, airport besieged — stranded Indian’s SOS from Kabul

Social worker who has been working on girl child education in Afghanistan for 2 years says 150-200 Indians stuck in nation. Waiting for MEA response to calls, emails, he adds.

Indian students travelling via Serbia stranded at airport after new quarantine rules

The Indian Embassy in Serbia said it is helping evacuate over 200 Indians, mostly students, stuck at Belgrade airport.

Covid is frightening. But the bigger worry is Indians’ lost hope

Modi govt's approval rating shattered all records in the C-Voter's Mood of the Nation survey over the past seven years. In seven weeks, that popularity has completely collapsed.

After 1857 rebellion, Delhi properties of ‘disloyal’ Indians were confiscated

In ‘The (Un)governable City’, Raghav Kishore writes about the transformation of Delhi into a cantonment in the aftermath of the Great Rebellion of 1857.

Modi govt mustn’t hesitate to make Covid vaccine free for Indians. It only costs Rs 80,000 cr

Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla asked if the government is willing to pay Rs 80,000 crore to vaccinate all Indians. The money isn’t such a big deal.

On Camera

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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