Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicMilkha Singh

Topic: Milkha Singh

Tribute to ‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh & ‘acche din’ stashed away in Swiss banks

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

Track and field legend Milkha Singh to be cremated with full state honours

The Punjab government will also observe a day of state mourning in the wake of the passing away of Milkha Singh, who lost the battle against Covid-19.

‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh dies of Covid complications at 91 after month-long battle

The sporting icon died at Chandigarh's PGIMER hospital, less than a week after he lost his wife Nirmal Kaur, a former national volleyball captain, to Covid.

Makhan Singh, the Olympian who defeated Milkha Singh but lived a life of penury

On his 17th death anniversary, ThePrint recalls the life of Makhan Singh who lost his limb in an unfortunate accident after representing India at the highest level.

Running debate

Nobody has won as many international races as Milkha Singh did. But Indian athletics is not a solitary-star story.

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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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