Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: Philippines

Global Pulse: North and South Korea will march under one flag at the Olympics next month

Meanwhile, hyperinflation in Venezuela has worsened, leaving the economy crippled.

Global Pulse: Macron’s on a mission to mentor Trump, Suu Kyi’s falsehoods

Emmanuel Macron is on a mission to push Trump to act in the framework of the multilateral approach.

GLOBAL PULSE: Martial law upheld in the Philippines, Qatar ups gas output and Mexican painter Jose Luis Cuevas dead

PHILIPPINES SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS MARTIAL LAW The Supreme Court of the Philippines overwhelmingly decided Tuesday to uphold President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao

GLOBAL PULSE: Saudi Arabia gets a new crown prince, climate change could make flights bumpier and Daniel Day Lewis quits

Dawn raid by ISIS-linked militants in Philippines  An estimated 40 fighters from the Islamic State-linked Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) raided a school in Philippines...

GLOBAL PULSE: Worries about Chinese safety in OBOR projects in Pakistan, Obama’s trolling ways and Israeli journalist is fined for defamation

WILL CHINESE NATIONALS BE SAFE IN PAKISTAN? Pakistan is beefing up security around Chinese citizens streaming into the country to implement Beijing’s “Belt and Road” infrastructure spending.

GLOBAL PULSE: More U.S. troops to Afghanistan is not “America First”, Asia’s ageing population & Google Maps on Durand Line

WILL TRUMP SEND MORE TROOPS TO AFGHANISTAN? The war in Afghanistan did not come up much during the U.S. presidential campaign, but it now threatens...

Global Pulse: The French Choice

In France, the choice cannot be starker on May 7th, the final day of voting – between Marine Le Pen who wants to shut...

On Camera


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.


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.