Saturday, 22 January, 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.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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