Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
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Topic: Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia stun Messi’s Argentina with 2-1 comeback win in World Cup

Saudi Arabia, 2nd-lowest ranked team in tournament after Ghana, threw caution to the wind at the start of second half, charging at Argentina's defence in front of a frenzied crowd.

What Arabs said about coffee: 1st cup is hospitality, 2nd enjoyment, and 3rd for the sword

In 'Cherry Red, Cherry Black', Kavery Nambisan tells the story of how coffee arrived in India from the Middle East,

Saudi Arabia announces $400 million humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman made a phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday expressing readiness to support everything that contributes to de-escalation

Saudi king names heir Mohammed bin Salman PM, second son as defence minister

The leadership change announced in a royal decree Tuesday, keeps the ruler's other son, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman as energy minister. Foriegn & Finance ministers have remained the same.

No investment in Russia, dip in Pakistan, pivot to Saudi — China’s BRI takes a turn

Beijing's spending & investment abroad through Belt and Road Initiative has dipped by 11.77% in first half of 2022, Chinese govt data shows. Saudi Arabia became biggest recipient.

Is Saudi Arabia doing better than India in bridging gender gap? WEF report says yes 

New Delhi: Saudi Arabia has outpaced India in bridging the gender gap, the latest Global Gender Gap Index 2022 released by the Switzerland-based World...

You won’t get rid of me, Pakistan – I am your General, Top Gun, donkey farmer

I continue to rule Pakistan like the Queen of England once ruled united India. China or Saudi Arabia, I am the new foreign minister too.

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.

Why India must say ‘Thanks, but no thanks’ to Islamic states

We cannot allow the Taliban to lecture India on minority rights or even listen to the US pontificate on human rights.

Modi moved heavens to mend ties with Arab world. But Nupur Sharma, Tejasvi Surya hurting it

Ironically, it's the Arab world–littered with autocracies and undemocratic regimes–that's teaching India a lesson in harmony as it celebrates its 75th birthday.

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How ThePrint courageously covered the Covid battleground and won the IPI award

Everyone who went to the field admitted that though the experience was harrowing, they had become better journalists, perhaps even better people because of it.
A computer shop in Bengaluru | Representational image | Facebook

India’s laptop imports surged to $5 bn in first 9 months of 2022. Nearly 73% came from China

Since 2017, China has accounted for around 75 per cent of India’s laptop imports, but the government is now expanding its list of importing partners.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.