Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicMeghan Markle

Topic: Meghan Markle

‘No lipstick on campus’ — a ban Pakistan university had to lift after outcry

University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Muzaffarabad had enforced a fine on women students wearing lipstick, but withdraw the order after receiving flak.

‘Insulting to Sikh soldiers’ — actor Laurence Fox called out for remarks on war film 1917

Laurence Fox said on a podcast that Sam Mendes' WW-I movie 1917 'forcing diversity' on viewers by featuring Sikh soldier, which he called 'institutionally racist'.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are likely to suffer more than the Royals by opting out

Royal officials have been tasked to find a compromise, but it is hard to see how Harry and Meghan can be half in, and half out of the royal family.

A middle-east crisis as a set of royals bow out

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Queen Elizabeth II calls for crisis meet with family on Harry and Meghan stepping back

The meeting will determine the couple's future roles and decide if they will retain their royal titles as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

What financial freedom means for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

The Sussex household's website details the 'working model' for the duke and duchess, noting their royal duties will no longer be partly funded by the queen.

Sri Lanka calls back top envoys for not answering phone & Meghan Markle’s new solo project

Theresa May dictates Brexit deal and an Uzbekistani music concert with a twist. 

Remembering Diana’s visit to Pakistan, PIA invites newly weds Harry & Meghan

Here's what's happening across the border: Weapons and ammunition seized from a raid in Quetta, and shortened spring due to climate change a challenge for farmers

Global Pulse: The sermon at the Royal wedding that will go down in history

It is perhaps for the first time that a sermon given at the royal wedding will go down in history. Trump's latest targets are low-income women and Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro continues his draconian reign. 

In line with Royal puppetry, birth of Duchess of Sussex and shadowing of Meghan Markle

As we revel in Meghan’s marriage to Prince Harry, the Royal family is consciously cleansing her previous identity

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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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