Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicSaudi Arabia

Topic: Saudi Arabia

GLOBAL PULSE: Trump’s PR problem, banned groups in Pakistan are alive online and a TV ad about terrorism in the Middle East

TRUMP HAS A PR PROBLEM. Donald Trump’s communication director Michael Dubke has quit and many anticipate a broader shake-up of his staff in the coming...

GLOBAL PULSE: Manchester police leads turn attention to Libya, Trump got played by Saudi Arabia and a moustache hashtag mess in Mexico

THE MANCHESTER ATTACK BRINGS FOCUS ON LIBYA After the Manchester bomb attack, security analysts are beginning to talk about how Libya's collapse after the fall of Gaddafi has allowed radicalisation to become entrenched.

GLOBAL PULSE: China’s addiction to debt, Trump and Obama in Europe, and Taiwan is first in Asia to allow gay marriages

CHINA HAS AN ADDICTION PROBLEM China has been on a spending spree, but the debt-fuelled binge can now sap the world’s second largest economy.

GLOBAL PULSE: Trump will not lecture Middle East, CIA lost many men in China, and a new women’s magazine in Afghanistan

TRUMP SHIFT IN SAUDI ARABIA During his visit to Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump put more burden on Muslim leaders to confront extremism.

Seven other countries where the punishment for rape is death

Indian courts apply the principle of “rarest of rare” circumstances when they award capital punishment. RAJGOPAL SINGH

Global Pulse: The French Choice

In France, the choice cannot be starker on May 7th, the final day of voting – between Marine Le Pen who wants to shut...

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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