Wednesday, 30 November, 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.

On Camera

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.