Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicQasem Soleimani

Topic: Qasem Soleimani

Iran will see attack 1,000 times greater if it attacks US, says Donald Trump

Recent media reports suggest Tehran is planning to avenge the killing of top general Qasem Soleimani, including an assassination attempt on a US ambassador.

Proxies in Syria, Iraq, Yemen to missiles and drones — tools Iran can use against US

Iran has the largest stockpile of missiles, mainly short & medium-range, in the Gulf region. It currently does not possess nuclear weapons.

US killing Soleimani has made it much tougher for Pakistan than India

In case US attacks Iran’s religious sites, it would be a nightmare for Pakistan’s military to stop people from marching towards American embassy.

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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