Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicKumbha Snan

Topic: Kumbha Snan

Shouldn’t have gone to Kumbh, ‘Covid-guilty’ mela returnees now say in MP’s Vidisha

From MP, it was Vidisha district that sent highest number of devotees to Kumbh. Many tested positive for Covid on return. Cases surged in MP after people returned from Kumbh.

Indian diaspora can participate in Kumbha Snan at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Varanasi

The theme of the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is "Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India".

On Camera

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File photo of PM Narendra Modi with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa in New Delhi | Bloomberg

Sri Lanka in ‘debt trap’, India’s response shows pushback against China has begun

While China waits for a Hambantota Port-like 'takeover' of Colombo port city, India has responded with great alacrity to Sri Lanka’s financial needs.

Max Healthcare to invest Rs 3,400 crore to double India capacity over next 4 years

The investment will help boost capacity at existing hospitals as well as augment the firm’s land holdings. The plans come in the backdrop of repeated virus outbreaks in India.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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