Saturday, 25 June, 2022

Topic: Sahara

In the British House of Lords, Upendra Rai was honoured for his journalism

The Overseas Friends of India (OFI) has also recognised the Sahara India Media’s Executive Director, CEO and Editor-in-Chief Upendra Rai’s fearless journalism in a ceremony hosted in London.

Court summons Netflix officials over ‘Bad Boy Billionaires’ documentary series

The summons were issued to Netflix directors and producers for prima facie defaming Sahara India and its chief Subrata Roy in the documentary series released last year on the platform.

An Africa-led movement is trying to build the next natural Wonder of the World

The Great Green Wall is a reforestation initiative that aims to grow an 8,000km belt of trees, vegetation and fertile land across the degraded Sahel region.

Found in the Sahara, a meteorite older than Earth itself

The rare meteorite, estimated to be 4.6 billion years old, was found by a team led by Jean-Alix Barrat of Université de Bretagne Occidentale. Results of the study have been published in PNAS.

Supreme Court asks Sahara chief Subrata Roy to appear before it on 28 February

Six months were given to Sahara to arrange Rs 25,700 crore to return to its investors but the group deposited only Rs 15,000 crore, said the court.

ED ‘digging dirt’ on joint director Rajeshwar Singh, seeks info on lawyer close to him

To ‘build case’ against Rajeshwar Singh, ED wants info on advocate R.S. Gill, who may have appeared in cases related to Baba Ramdev, IPL team owners & Sahara.

The ‘irresponsible, wicked conspiracy’ that continues to haunt Baba Ramdev

In this book excerpt from 'Godman to Tycoon: The Untold Story of Baba Ramdev' Priyanka Pathak-Narain writes about the suspicious death of one of Baba Ramdev's associates that continues to haunt the yoga guru.

Gently, your lordships

The Supreme Court has been a pillar of stability in a chaotic five year period, but its role in Indian cricketing matters appears messy.

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Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.