Saturday, 22 January, 2022
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Topic: Italy

‘Mishandling Covid eroded support for populist govts like Modi’s’: Cambridge democracy study

Modi among populist leaders who responded early with ‘wide-ranging, far-reaching’ policies, but approval still declined. Study adds 'no renewed faith' seen in liberal democracy.

Pakistan won’t do well in science and tech even into the 22nd century. Blame ideology

Pakistan’s misfortune is to have the soul brother of Erdogan in power today.

Jaishankar discusses ‘important regional concerns’ with US’ Blinken on sidelines of G20 Summit

The meeting between the Minister of External Affairs and US Secretary of State took place amid growing international concern over China's aggressive moves in the Indo-Pacific region.

Afghanistan crisis can not be seen in isolation, says PM Modi in Italy

PM Modi said any form of intimidation or threat that would emerge out of Afghanistan is something that the international community would have to watch out very carefully for.

Covid-19 pandemic: Green Pass must for workers in Italy, S Korea to ease curbs on gatherings

ThePrint brings you some important global stories on the coronavirus pandemic

Forget Covid origin, the new question is when the first coronavirus case was

A series of articles in journals report circulation of SARS-CoV-2 in different countries way before officially recorded. US House Committee addendum has added to the chorus.

Our children will be financially worse off than us, adults in 17 big economies say in survey

The Pew survey was conducted between 1 February and 26 May in 17 countries, including Australia, the UK, Sweden, Japan, France, Germany, the US and Spain.

The Vatican is opposing Italy’s LGBTQ bill. It can learn a lot from India

The Vatican and the Italian State are at loggerheads over the ‘Zan Bill’ that criminalises discrimination against the LGBTQ community.

The glorious battle Indian soldiers fought in Italy, on a terrain as tough as the Himalayas

Indian troops are held in very high regard in Italy. I heard it first hand at Monte Cassino itself while talking to old timers in 1975.

Indian Army chief Naravane meets Italian counterpart, holds talks to boost defence cooperation

General Naravane and Lt Gen Pietro Serino discussed joint military cooperation, including military-to-military engagement. The army chief also met the Italian defence minister.

On Camera

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File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

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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