Saturday, 2 July, 2022
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Topic: Saudi Arabia

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.

A few Islamic nations forced Modi govt to do what 200 million Indian Muslims couldn’t

If sentiments of Indian Muslims mattered, the likes of Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal would be sacked as and when they make a hateful comment, not after global condemnation.

‘The kingdom has done what it can’: Saudi Arabia on oil market

Saudi Arabia argued that pumping more crude would do little to help the market, assessing that oil supply right now is relatively in balance.

Not your marzi: Islamabad HC has a message for Imran Khan on Toshakhana gifts

Former ‘kaptaan’ Imran Khan might think it's 'his tohfa, his marzi', but the Islamabad HC and PMLN ministers aren't convinced.

After drop in mass executions in last 2 years, 81 people put to death in Saudi Arabia in a day

They were convicted under various charges, including murder, involvement in militant activities, and having ‘deviant beliefs’, according to the state-run Saudi Press Agency.

Saudi Arabia land forces commander’s visit to India a historic first, says defence ministry

Lt. Gen. Fahd Bin Abdullah Al-Mutair arrived in India over a year after Army chief Gen. Naravane’s visit to the Gulf state in 2020.

Saudi Aramco raises oil prices as crude surges to nearly $95 a barrel

Aramco’s decision came days after OPEC+ opted to increase its daily crude production by 400,000 barrels a day next month.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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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