Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicSajjad Lone

Topic: Sajjad Lone

Sajad Lone released from ‘house arrest’ after a year but can’t leave home until 5 August

Peoples Conference chief Lone, who was part of the PDP-BJP govt in J&K, was detained along with scores of other politicians ahead of the scrapping of Article 370 last August.

J&K leaders Sajad Lone, Waheed Parra released from detention after six months

People's Conference leader Sajad Lone and PDP's Waheed Parra were placed under preventive custody after the Modi govt scrapped Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir on 5 August last year.

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Covid isn’t behind us, but the world’s next big health emergency is already here

Covid has led to 5.6 million deaths, but antimicrobial resistance is likely to log 10 million deaths annually by 2050. Its treatment has led to antibiotics' overuse, which has spiked drug resistance.
An Assicurazioni Generali SpA logo sits above an entrance to their offices in Rome | Bloomberg

Italian Generali buys 25% stake worth Rs 1,250 cr in insurance JV from embattled Future Group

The stake sale, which will give Generali majority control over the JV, comes as the Future Group is locked in a prolonged legal battle with partner Amazon.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

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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