Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: Mosul

Global Pulse: Bloody protest as USA’s Israel embassy moves to Jerusalem

As America moves its embassy to Jerusalem it deals a deathly blow to 70 years of neutrality in Israel. 82 women march up the red carpet at Cannes to protest gender inequality at the festival. Iraq battles it out at the ballot box this time. 

BJP sees NaMo app ruckus as a ‘boon’ as it distracted opposition, got record downloads

Thanks to the controversy over data sharing, the opposition seems to have forgotten all about issues such as Mosul and Andhra, bringing some relief to the ruling party.

The lone survivor on how 39 Indians were killed in Iraq’s Mosul

In an excerpt from the most authoritative inside account of the abduction of 40 Indians in Iraq, the only survivor recalls the events as they happened.

They fooled us: Families of Indians killed in Iraq question why they weren’t told earlier

Over a dozen meetings with the external affairs minister, the families were assured that their missing kin were alive. But now, Swaraj has declared them dead.

A timeline of what happened with the 39 men in Iraq India ‘forgot about’

After three years of denying it, Sushma Swaraj announced Tuesday that the 39 Indians missing in Iraq since 2014 are dead.

Sushma Swaraj says bodies of 39 Indians abducted by ISIS in Iraq in 2015, found

As many as 40 Indians were originally abducted by terrorist organisation ISIS in June 2015 from Mosul in Iraq.

Fall of Mosul, new search brings some hope, uncertainty for families of missing Indians

While there is reason to believe that the men who went missing in Mosul after IS seized control of the city, Sushma Swaraj has maintained they are alive. As General V. K. Singh arrives in the Kurdish city of Erbil to coordinate a search mission, the families of the men remain in the lurch.  CHITLEEN K. SETHI 

Now Donald Trump Jr in trouble, Iraqi troops finally re-claim Mosul and top cardinal returns home to face sexual assault charges

DONALD TRUMP JR., PROMISED DAMAGING CLINTON INFO, MET WITH RUSSIAN LAWYER A bombshell New York Times report published Sunday revealed that Donald Trump Jr. agreed to meet a prominent Russian lawyer

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.