Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicNYT

Topic: NYT

‘IS operative’ killed in US drone strike was Kabul aid worker, 7 children also killed, NYT says

NYT raises doubts about US military's version of events — specifically whether explosives were present in targeted car, if driver was connected to IS, & if a second explosion took place.

New York Times names new South Asia correspondent in Delhi — Afghan native Mujib Mashal

Mujib Mashal has been reporting from Afghanistan for the NYT for the past five years. In his new role, he will report on India’s internal politics and the rest of the SAARC countries.

Digital tool Slack is changing office realities, forcing bosses to listen to employees

Slack has been giving employees, especially in media houses, a voice and space to demand changes from bosses without the fear of management whiplash.

NYT opinion editor resigns after furore over ‘Send in the troops’ op-ed

The NYT said the op-ed by Republican Senator Tom Cotton, which denounced 'nihilist criminals' for exploiting George Floyd’s death, didn’t meet its standards.

Trump’s NYT war, Tharoor gets odd greetings, Ganguly hails Jay Shah on women’s cricket show

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Ahead of 2+2 talks, 3 major US dailies put India’s anti-CAA protests on front page

The newspapers have played up the protests at a time when India’s defence and foreign ministers are travelling to the US to participate in the annual ‘2+2’ dialogue.

Russian trolls, fake news & ego boosts for retweets — NYT study decodes Trump’s Twitter

According to the NYT study, Trump ‘has retweeted at least 145 unverified accounts that have pushed conspiracy or fringe content’.

Should India be offended by BBC, Washington Post, New York Times coverage of Kashmir?

After the abrogation of Article 370 and clampdown on Kashmir, several international media houses such as BBC, The Washington Post, Reuters and The New York Times reported on the tense atmosphere in J&K, protests by Kashmiris and detentions.

It’s regressive, NYT is the loser, Indian cartoonists say as it scraps political cartoons

Cartoonists say ‘better newspapers’ in India give them a free hand and digital publications are helping their cause.

NYT lists Hampi as the second must-see global destination for 2019

Hampi, the legacy of the 16th century Vijayanagar Empire, has long been a tourist attraction for its ruins and temples.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

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.