Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicS. Jaishankar

Topic: S. Jaishankar

New Modi govt — Amit Shah, Jaishankar in, Sushma, Maneka & Rathore out

A total of 58 ministers, including PM Modi, took oath late Thursday evening in a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Ex-foreign secy S. Jaishankar makes surprise comeback as minister in Modi’s new govt

S. Jaishankar, who retired from the IFS last year, is known to be close to PM Modi, and hand-held him through the early days of his government in Delhi.

Ex-foreign secy Jaishankar joins Tata Group, cooling-off period waived on request

Former diplomat wrote to PM Modi requesting waiver of the cooling-off period, will now report directly to Tata Sons executive chairman N. Chandrasekaran.

Weaponisation of outer space must be prevented, says Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar

India has taken a conscious decision not to have a space weapons programme, despite provocations by Chinese tests in the past.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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