Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
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Topic: Italy

Italian marines won’t ‘suffer’ in Indian courts for killing Kerala fishermen, PCA ensures

The final ruling in the Italian marines case by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in Netherlands came on 31 May 2020 but it has largely gone unnoticed in India.

Brazil govt’s exodus, why Italy needs 3 million new school desks & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

SC won’t close Italian marines case before hearing victim families, seeks compensation cheque

Centre has sought closure of proceedings against the Italian marines in view of an international tribunal ruling. But the SC insists on hearing the victims’ families first.

Single use PPEs lead to waste crisis, California’s tryst with pandemic & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

New studies show novel coronavirus could have been in Europe as early as March 2019

Wastewater is a key to understanding coronavirus outbreaks in a region as the virus is found in faeces.

Italy had coronavirus in sewage systems as early as December, study says

The study by ISS National Health Institute found traces of SARS-Cov-2 in samples of waste water taken in Milan and Turin on 18 December and in Bologna on 29 January this year.

India records more Covid-19 cases than Italy, becomes 6th worst-hit nation

With a total of 2,36,657 cases and 6,642 deaths, India ranks behind the US, Brazil, Russia, Spain and the UK, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Italy says 96% of virus fatalities suffered from other illnesses

Although the average age of virus cases is 62 years old, about 30% of those infected are under 50. Still, fatalities point to a wider generation gap.

Why Saudi Arabia is on shopping spree, payback time for Thailand’s rich & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

China minister defends ‘wolf warrior’ diplomats, Italians return to farming & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

On Camera

YourTurn

US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Vendors at a store selling edible oils at Begum Bazaar in Hyderabad, India| Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Modi govt to allow duty-free import of soybean, sunflower oil, cool surging prices

The government will permit purchases of 2 million tons each of the two vegetable oils per annum this fiscal year and the next, according to a notification by the finance ministry.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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