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Modi with Mohhamed bin Salman

India prepares for Mohammed bin Salman’s visit today. This is who he is

As noise surrounds MBS’s visit to India, ThePrint looks at 5 things to decode the intrigue behind Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince.
Jeff Bezos | Matthew Staver/Bloomberg

The Bezos blockbuster: Wild days of lurid selfies, blackmail, Amazon drama

Jeff Bezos' life has taken a very dramatic turn with threats by a tabloid to publish graphic images of his, and conspiracy theories of a connection to the killing of a Saudi dissident journalist.
Modi with Mohhamed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia crown prince set to visit India, but Israel PM Netanyahu cancels trip

The Saudis, Israelis and New Delhi didn’t want the two visits to take place so close to each other, given that the two countries are seen to be sworn diplomatic antagonists.
Pakistani journalist Taha Siddiqui | Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg

Pakistan journalist in exile fears he’ll meet Khashoggi’s fate if he returns home

Taha Siddiqui narrowly escaped an abduction attempt last year. Living in Paris in self-imposed exile, he now fears assassination if he returns to Pakistan.
Jamal Khashoggi | Twitter

11 accused put to trial in Saudi Arabia in Jamal Khashoggi murder case

Robots haven’t yet taken all our jobs, says new World Bank report, and Brazil President Bolsonaro moves to keep his poll promises.
Michelle Obama

Former US first lady Michelle Obama is the most admired American woman

Row erupts over ex-UN rights commissioner meeting ‘missing’ Emirati princess as Saudi king effects consulate reshuffle in wake of Khashoggi’s murder.
Time magazine cover featuring Jamal Khashoggi

Time magazine honours Jamal Khashoggi and other persecuted journalists

China may be behind Marriott data breach, and Donald Trump threatens to shut down US govt if Democrats refuse to fund border wall work.
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Beyonce performs at pre-wedding ceremony of Mukesh Ambani’s daughter

China gets its first 3D printed bridge and White House is looking for a new Chief of Staff. Pop singer Beyonce performs at Mukesh Ambani daughter’s wedding The pre-wedding ceremonies of billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani have been a grand affair with Bollywood stars and major global celebrities, including US pop singer Beyonce, marking their presence in Udaipur, reported BBC. The American pop sensation performed Sunday at the Sangeet ceremony. She took to Instagram to share her photographs adorned with gold jewellery and jewel-studded outfit. Bollywood stars, including Salman Khan, too performed at the ceremony. The wedding is scheduled to take place in Mumbai Wednesday. Trump’s son-in-law continues contact with Saudi Crown Prince  Donald Trump’s son-in-law and his senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is reportedly still in contact with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, even after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. According to The New York Times report, Kushner advised Saudi prince about how to “weather the storm” after the...
Jamal Khashoggi

Reporting on Khashoggi case shows media can no longer differentiate between news & opinion

Slanted reporting have bulldozed barrier separating news from commentary, making an opinion section practically redundant.

On Camera

Cyclists ride along the Venice Beach boardwalk on May 25.

Social distancing or herd immunity? A combination of both needed to contain Covid

The US desperately needs a solid strategy unlike what the Trump administration has in place — doing almost nothing and telling people the disease will go away.

India at the doorstep of economic revival, says RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

Speaking at a book launch, Das said India followed the fiscal expansion path to deal with Covid-related challenges and govt will have to spell out a fiscal roadmap post-Covid.

Defence

File photo of INS Kavaratti | Indian Navy

Navy to commission INS Kavaratti, an indigenously-built warfare stealth corvette tomorrow

Like its predecessors, the new corvette does not have air defence systems than the close-in weapons deployed on board and the Navy is looking at getting new Short Range Air Defence System.
Illustration by Soham Sen

NDA is sacrificial horse as Modi-Shah complete their Ashwamedha & redefine Indian politics

You like Modi-Shah’s new plan, good for you. If you don’t, you will need more than viral tweets to challenge this Ashwamedha.