Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicSaudi Arabia

Topic: Saudi Arabia

Global Pulse: What decides America’s response to mass killings, Tillerson’s paradox

The American establishment's response would have been far from measured if the Las Vegas attacker was a Muslim.

Women can finally drive in Saudi Arabia, but other anti-women laws will remain in force

Saudi Arabia has gone from being the poorest to being the richest country in the world. But they have learnt nothing of women’s equality.

Global Pulse: A lesson for Trump from the Vietnam War, are women drivers Saudi Arabia’s ‘PR stunt’?

When the US found itself it the midst of a self-defeating war in Vietnam, its president knew that the country was headed for something ugly. 

Global Pulse: Reviving the art of disagreement, welcome Saudi Arabia to the twentieth century

"To disagree well you must first understand well. You have to read deeply, listen carefully, watch closely," said Bret Stephens.

Global Pulse: Irma leaves Florida scrambling for safety, in the Middle East, Trump tried and failed

At least 3.3 million homes and businesses across Florida have lost power, curfews imposed, and almost 7 million people in the Southeast were warned to evacuate as Irma batters Florida.

Global Pulse: Trudeau’s open refugee invitation under attack, US Gen wants peace with Taliban

Justin Trudeau is being accused of reducing immigration system to ‘shambles’ as Canada scrambles to cope with asylum-seekers.

Global Pulse: Trump’s getting it back from world leaders, Saudi Arabia’s royal kidnappings

With his belligerent diplomacy, Trump is uniting world leaders against him.

Trumps accused of treason, Sharif may have to go and girls’ will finally have PE in Saudi schools

OPPONENTS USE THE ‘T-WORD’ TO DESCRIBE RUSSIA CONNECTIONS In the wake of groundbreaking New York Times revelations that three top Trump campaign officials, including Donald Trump Jr.,...

GLOBAL PULSE: The Jewish diaspora is angry with Netanyahu, Assad’s face is on a new currency note and some Iranians are loving Trump

NETANYAHU’S ORTHODOX POLITICS ANGERS  JEWISH DIASPORA Benjamin Netanyahu yielded to pressure from his ultra-Orthodox coalition partners and suspended a plan to provide a better space for...

GLOBAL PULSE: Deposed Saudi prince is home alone, Trump’s travel ban couldn’t have prevented terror attacks, and Macron’s telling portrait.

DEPOSED SAUDI PRINCE IS HOME ALONE The recently deposed crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Nayef, has been barred from leaving the kingdom and confined to his palace. 

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G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.