Saturday, 2 July, 2022
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Topic: London

Global Pulse: The lessons being ignored from the Egypt terror strike

While London experienced mass hysteria over a false terrorist attack, Egypt witnessed one of the worst episodes of terror in recent history, showing the increasing role of terror in our lives — and the heartbreaking familiarity with which we respond to it.

The noose does not tighten around Dawood Ibrahim, but Pakistan

A former Delhi Police commissioner recalls his reconnaissance visit to a plush London neighborhood to survey a villa owned by Dawood Ibrahim.

GLOBAL PULSE: Fraying tolerance in London, facetime with Trump and how propaganda is spread on social media

Is London's tolerance fraying?  It may be perceived as a city with great tolerance for communities from across the world, but after multiple terror attacks...

GLOBAL PULSE: Van attack in London, Pakistani army’s plan to move to Islamabad and Europe’s renewal

The Finsbury Park Mosque — located in a vibrant, multicultural area of north London — was once closely associated with extremism.

GLOBAL PULSE: Why Qatar’s isolation is boosting oil prices, should we believe Trump’s tweets and did Russia hack US voting machines?

WHY QATAR'S ISOLATION IS CAUSING OIL PRICES TO RISE Qatar has been targeted multiple times in the past for its ties with Iran but never to this extent.

On Camera

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Why the rupee’s ‘record low’ is not necessarily a cause for concern

What ‘strong currency’ policy framers ignore is that almost every nation with a successful long-term record of development has pursued a ‘weak currency’ policy to win export markets.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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