Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicSquid Game

Topic: Squid Game

Korean is fastest growing language in India, thanks to Squid Game & K-pop, survey finds

English, Hindi, French and Spanish are the top four languages Indians are currently learning, according to survey by language learning app Duolingo.

Squid Game shows how Netflix has mastered the art of keeping its subscribers

The enticement of a bizarre plot, mysterious title and hefty degree of FOMO has fueled "Squid Game" curiosity around the world, making it Netflix’s biggest series ever.

Netflix Squid Game won hearts world over but Pakistanis complaining

A Twitter user said an Indian actor for a Pakistani character felt like a slap in the face.

‘Squid Game’ beats high-profile American shows, becomes Netflix’s biggest series launch ever

Netflix said 'Squid Game' has attracted 111 million views since its release on 17 September, which surpassed its previous top show 'Bridgerton' that hit 82 million households.

Amul cartoon for Squid Game, day off for Money Heist — Indians finally binging world TV shows

Friends and Game of Thrones are passé. Indian viewership is changing, and growing — even if it means watching Netflix with subtitles.

On Camera

YourTurn

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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