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Not just Sanskrit, Gujarati owes a lot to Arabic and Persian languages too

Words from ‘foreign’ languages like Arabic, Persian, and English used in spoken Gujarati were replaced with those derived from Sanskrit.
Polio immunization in lucknow

Iron tablets, polio-drug vials will soon come with labels in Hindi, other Indian languages

The proposal focuses on iron tablets and polio drops as they are the drugs most commonly administered to children at government centres.

Global Pulse: Bhutan’s balancing act, German party wants to defeat nativism with humour

While Doklam is diffused, it may well propel Bhutan out of its overreliance on India.

Nervous HRD ministry waves red flag as Niti Aayog panel stokes language row in Tamil Nadu

Panel appointed by Niti Aayog after a review of autonomous bodies by the Department of Education wants merger of Classical Tamil Institute with national body. ANUBHUTI VISHNOI

On Camera

File photo | Natasha Narwal with her father Mahavir Narwal | By special arrangement

Tale of 2 Indian fathers — one who stands by his daughter in jail, another who disowned his

Natasha Narwal was arrested for ‘conspiring’ Delhi violence and Amulya Leona for saying ‘Hindustan Zindabad, Pakistan Zindabad’. But how their dads reacted tells a lot about India today.
Martin Wolf, chief economics commentator, Financial Times

India can’t replace China at manufacturing, not without paying more: Economics commentator Martin Wolf

In conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chief Economics Commentator at The Financial Times, Martin Wolf discussed India's fiscal deficit, banking sector and its potential in the global market.

Defence

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets soldiers who were injured in Galwan Valley clash, during his visit to Ladakh, in Leh on 3 July 2020 | ANI

Army slams ‘malicious’ claims on Leh hospital visited by PM, says troops get best treatment

Army said troops injured at Galwan are being treated in a repurposed hall that is part of the hospital complex as some wards have been made isolation facilities.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.