Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicSanna Marin

Topic: Sanna Marin

India, Finland believe in transparent, humanitarian, democratic global order, says PM Modi

At a virtual summit with Finland PM Sanna Marin Tuesday, Modi said more than 58 million made in India coronavirus vaccine doses had reached about 70 countries in the recent weeks.

Nirmala Sitharaman, Roshni Nadar, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw in Forbes’ 100 most powerful women list

The Forbes list also features young world leaders such as Finland PM Sanna Marin and New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, who are steering the Covid fight.

Shaheen Bagh ‘dadi’ Bilkis Bano, three other Indians in BBC’s 2020 list of inspiring women

Besides Bano, para-athlete Manasi Joshi, 12-year-old climate activist Ridhima Pandey and 'gaana' singer Isaivani are among the 100 women BBC listed.

Finland just got the world’s youngest serving PM but she’s got a lot on her plate

Sanna Marin, the 34-year old former transport minister, will head a coalition of five parties each led by women. 

On Camera

YourTurn

J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.

Defence

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.
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