Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicShaktimaan

Topic: Shaktimaan

Reruns of 1980-90s classics Ramayan, Shaktimaan, Byomkesh make DD most-watched channel

The jump in the week of 28 March-3 April is significant as DD National was not even among the top 10 channels in the Hindi GEC category the previous week.

Shaktimaan could return to TV like Mahabharat & Ramayan, says lead actor Mukesh Khanna

Veteran actor Mukesh Khanna, who played the iconic Indian superhero, made the announcement on Twitter but asked fans to wait for more details.

On Camera

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(L-R) Joe Biden, Xi Jinping, and Narendra Modi | ThePrint

India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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