Thursday, 6 October, 2022

Topic: Jerusalem

India had an ‘understanding’ of our actions during Gaza confrontation, says Israeli diplomat

Rony Yedidia Clein, Deputy Chief of Mission, Israel Embassy in India, said though India did not publicly express support, the two countries have an understanding and ties remain strong.

India friend to both Israel and Palestine, must call for immediate ceasefire: Palestine envoy

In an interview to ThePrint, Ambassador Adnan M.J. Abu Alhaija weighs in on the current violence between Palestine and Israel, saying the two countries are at 'full-fledged war'.

Video claiming Palestinians ‘staging death’ after Israel attack is from 2013 Cairo, not Gaza

2013 video of demonstration by students of Cairo university is being shared on social media claiming to be of Palestinians trying to 'discredit' Israel.

At least 40 dead as Israel, Hamas step up attacks in most serious escalation since 2014

The death toll in Gaza climbed to 35 while 5 civilians were killed in Israel after the airstrikes by both sides, according to officials and local media. US has called for calm.

Nearly 40 killed, several injured in stampede at Jewish religious festival in Israel

The mass gathering was organised to celebrate the Lag B'Omer, an annual religious holiday marked with all-night bonfires, prayer and dancing, at Mount Meron.

More Dead Sea Scrolls, second oldest Hebrew Bible manuscript, found after 60 years

The Dead Sea Scrolls, first discovered in the Judean desert in 1940s, were likely hidden by Jews during a revolt against Roman Empire in 1st century CE.

In Jerusalem, I saw a reflection of Ayodhya

Zionism has numerous symbolic parallels with Hindutva as espoused by Savarkar.

Global Pulse: Bloody protest as USA’s Israel embassy moves to Jerusalem

As America moves its embassy to Jerusalem it deals a deathly blow to 70 years of neutrality in Israel. 82 women march up the red carpet at Cannes to protest gender inequality at the festival. Iraq battles it out at the ballot box this time. 

India’s vote at UN on Jerusalem is not a knee-jerk Cold War era reaction

India’s vote opposing Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, was a reflection of current international norm and legality.

Global Pulse: Drama in Jerusalem’s name, Theresa May has a problem again, China wants to be the global face of human rights

Britain's deputy prime minister has resigned, which might add to the EU's problems, along with Poland's increasingly authoritarian outlook.

On Camera


Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at 6th Indian Mobile Congress 1 October 2022 | Representational image | The Print

Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

Analysis of govt data shows that while price of mobile data is one-twentieth of what it was 6 yrs ago, LPG price is up 73%, atta prices up by over 28%.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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.