Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicNew year

Topic: New year

Betty White’s illustrious legacy, and a wish for 2022

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

3 out of 4 people around the world think 2022 will be a better year than 2021, survey shows

One in three people also said societies will become more tolerant in 2022, according to Ipsos' global survey of 22,000 adults across 33 countries.

There’s a science to keeping new year’s resolutions. Here’s the how-to guide

Research has found that resolution-makers are more than 10 times as successful in changing their behaviour as people who want to change but don’t make formal resolutions.

Mars, Moon & a fresh pair of eyes in the sky — the big space missions planned for 2021

Among other things, the coming year will provide a glimpse at the progress being made by the burgeoning private space industry — with many new rockets set for their maiden flights.

Work to biting nails to Netflix – What we learned and unlearned in 2020

Maybe we’ll still cough in public, not share spoons, or work from home sometimes. But we won't take our lipsticks, luxury and loneliness for granted.

The New Year meal in China that’s now dividing scientists over how coronavirus spreads

The meal at a restaurant in China's Guangzhou in January has become the touchstone in a global debate about how Covid can spread in poorly ventilated spaces.

Modi tweets special greetings to 4 followers on New Year’s Day

PM Modi responded to one by following them back, while he thanked the mother of another for listening to the 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme.

Working day for PM Modi, quiet dinner for Gandhis — how politicians spent New Year’s Eve

Several ministers spent the last day of 2019 in their constituencies, while Kejriwal attended a musical evening, and Akilesh Yadav flagged off a rally against CAA.

In 2020, don’t rely on routine rallies and marches. Modi’s India needs new ways to protest

India's rulers are out to divide the country. This calls for a new Bharat-jodo andolan.

Here’s why New Year’s resolution to be thinner & fitter won’t offer salvation

Eating healthier and being more physically active are two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. But you would be surprised to hear that this is the root.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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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