Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicSheikha Latifa Al Maktoum

Topic: Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum

By returning Dubai princess Latifa, India’s hard-nosed realism paid off. But at what cost?

Join the dots between India sending back Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa to UAE two years ago and the Gulf countries siding with Delhi on everything from oil to Kashmir.

Missing Emirati princess is ‘safe’ at home, says Dubai ruler’s court

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Missing Dubai princess: Amnesty accuses India of violating human rights, wants Coast Guard probed

Rights group says Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum, who sought asylum, was intercepted by coast guard commandos off Goa coast and handed over to UAE.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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