Wednesday, 19 January, 2022


Modi govt’s POSHAN scheme needs attention, states used only 40% funds, NITI Aayog says

Govt think-tank’s report also says Ayushman Bharat scheme could miss key 2022 target, highlights Covid lesson that health surveillance can spot outbreaks early.

BJP launches social media campaign to promote Centre’s ‘POSHAN Maah’ nutrition programme

Centre's POSHAN or Prime Minister's Overreaching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment Abhiyaan is a mission aimed at addressing malnutrition in India by 2022.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.