Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicResearch and Analysis Wing

Topic: Research and Analysis Wing

RAW chief Goel could be longest-serving in decades, but Modi govt undecided on another extension

Samant Goel's tenure will end on 30 June unless he gets extension. Only a handful of RAW chiefs, such as founder R.N. Kao, have held the post for more than 3 years.

‘Breach’ in Kashmir work gets Indian anthropologist cut off from US univ’s gender programme

UC San Diego’s CGS programme says Saiba Varma’s book ‘repudiated’ as part of ‘struggle against Indian settler colonial rule’, as she hid that her father was ex-top RAW official.

RAW chief meets Nepal PM Oli, says India won’t allow interruption in bilateral relations

Samant Kumar Goel's visit comes ahead of the upcoming official trip of Indian Army chief General Naravane to Nepal in the first week of November.

IB, RAW, ED and Income Tax dept get SOS from Modi govt to help check soaring onion prices

Officials from Intelligence Bureau, RAW, ED and I-T department have been mandated to work with agriculture and consumer affairs ministries to check onion prices.

RAW officials are being given pink slip because of an archaic British-era appraisal process

Here are the three changes that can be introduced in the performance review process in RAW to overcome the flaws of the ACR system.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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