Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicKobe Bryant

Topic: Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant copter company had four crashes spread over 35 years

While the company hasn’t had an accident since 2008, it was cited in 2016 for failure to perform mandatory drug testing on its employees.

BJP’s selective engagement on CAA, and Air India hopes second time’s a charm

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Washington Post reporter suspended for Kobe Bryant tweet gets Guild support

Washington Post political reporter Felicia Sonmez was sent on 'administrative leave' after she tweeted about 2003 rape allegations against basketball star Kobe Bryant.

Twitter mourns Kobe Bryant, Sami-Shergill spat & `anti national’ Subramanian Swamy

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

On Camera

YourTurn

Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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