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Global Pulse: Jacob Zuma has finally resigned as South Africa’s President

After mounting pressure from the African National Congress, Jacob Zuma has finally resigned as President of South Africa on Wednesday evening.
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Global Pulse: South Africa’s Jacob Zuma has been ordered to step down as President

South Africa’s ruling party, ANC, has ordered Jacob Zuma to step down as head of state, but haven't given him a firm deadline to go.

TalkPoint: Did the BCCI’s home series against Sri Lanka hurt the Indian team’s preparation for South Africa?

Indian batsmen crumbled in the face of South Africa’s lethal bowling attack. Newlands’ bouncy pitches added insult to injury to the team.
The likes of Virat Kohli and R. Ashwin are flag-bearers of a class shift in Indian cricket.

भारतीय क्रिकेट में परिवर्तन: हारने वाले ‘गुड ब्वायज’ की जगह हैं जीतने वाले ‘बैड ब्वायज’

जो भारतीय टीम दक्षिण अफ्रिका दौरे पर है वह पहले की किसी भी टीम के मुकाबले कहीं ज्यादा बेहतर है. पुराने स्टार खिलाड़ियों का इस टीम मे जगह बनाना मुश्किल होता.
The likes of Virat Kohli and R. Ashwin are flag-bearers of a class shift in Indian cricket.

25 years after Azhar’s ‘good losers’, Kohli’s Team India in South Africa marks class shift

The team currently in South Africa is unlike any Indian team of the past. No more than two of those who travelled there in 1992 would make the cut today.

Global Pulse: Austria’s draconian populism, South Africa’s break with dynasty, and the unworthiness of Trump’s security strategy

Austria's Anti-Immigrant experiment is the stuff of dreams for every far-right populist party ever.

Global Pulse: Bhutan’s balancing act, German party wants to defeat nativism with humour

While Doklam is diffused, it may well propel Bhutan out of its overreliance on India.

#GlobalPulse: Zuma’s ‘secret’ no confidence vote, Iran gets Renault despite sanctions

South African President Jacob Zuma is facing the first anonymous no confidence motion of his political career.

On Camera

India is a leading global player in the manufacturing of HCQ with Ipca laboratories, Zydus Cadila and Wallace Pharmaceuticals as top pharma companies

The HCQ study mess: How 3 Indian researchers put reputation of Lancet, NEJM at stake

In episode 489 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta discusses the controversial studies that were retracted after scientists around the world raised questions on its data accuracy.

Harsh Vardhan questions Delhi govt: Is Arvind Kejriwal failing in handling Covid-19 crisis?

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday raised concerns about rising Covid cases and low testing levels in Delhi.

Defence

File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

India, China army commanders to meet tomorrow. These are the issues 14 Corps chief will raise

14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to meet China’s Southern Xinjiang Military District chief at Chushul-Moldo border personnel meeting point Saturday.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Modi doesn’t feature in a list of India’s reformist prime ministers

Despite big ideas, Modi comes off poorly as a reformer, because his bureaucrats lack the motivation to push reforms and are beginning to enjoy unbridled power.