Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicNew York

Topic: New York

Drunk Air India passenger ‘urinates on elderly woman’s seat, allowed to walk away’

The airline has said it is investigating the incident, which occurred on a flight Friday from New York to Delhi.

Why a New York-based smuggler dumped $20 million worth of Indian art

Subhash Kapoor, smuggler of Indian art, eluded Indian officials for years because he had the backing of sources who could never be identified.

Maternity benefits may cost 1.8 million Indian women their jobs

A TeamLease survey shows women will lose their jobs across 10 sectors in the 2019 fiscal because of the new Indian law.

Trendy bans on plastic straws are mostly bunk

The well-intentioned anti-straw campaign assumes single-use plastics have much to do with ocean pollution. That assumption is based on some highly dubious data. New York's...

We’ll fly you back to India, CBI tells Nirav Modi. I’m too busy, he replies

CBI informs him it is mandatory for a suspect to respond to summons and join the probe, he doesn’t reply to the second email.

12% rise in Indian students studying in US; science-tech still most preferred course

Indian students going to the US has doubled over the last decade but those coming from US to India fall by 5% in 2016, says a global report.

An unusual traveller

Even New York cabbies take note as Modi drops by. Can he use foreign visits to craft a larger agenda?

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

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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