Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: Sudan

Here’s what you must know about Sudan protests against military coup and why it won’t give up

When the military leaders have responded so harshly and have not given in on any demands, why do the protests still continue?

Sudan’s forgotten pyramids facing danger from shifting sand dunes

Few know that Sudan is home to the largest number of pyramids. Now sandstorms threaten them.

India welcomes removal of Sudan from US list of state sponsors of terrorism

The MEA welcomed the signing of the Juba Peace agreement, and hoped it will usher in democratic changes and contribute to Sudan's development, peace and security.

Israel-Sudan deal seals Trump’s Middle East legacy

To everyone’s amazement, the Trump formula rendered a series of peacemaking successes. Better men have tried and failed at resolving these issues for the better part of a century.

2 Indians among UN campaign featuring women in peacekeeping, special missions

UN's 'Peace is My Mission' campaign features police officer Ragini Kumari and human rights advocate Huma Khan among nine other women from various countries.

Sudan criminalises female genital mutilation, allows non-Muslims to drink alcohol

After almost 40 years of hardline Islamist policies, Sudan’s justice ministry has introduced many reforms, including cancelling a ban on religious conversion.

Govt confirms most victims in Sudan factory fire were from Tamil Nadu, UP, Bihar

Indian embassy confirms that 18 of the 23 killed in an LPG tanker blast at the Seela Ceramic Factory in Sudan's capital Khartoum Tuesday were Indians.

Govt confirms 18 Indians among 23 killed in Sudan factory fire

Sixteen Indians were missing after the incident that happened at Seela Ceramic Factory in Bahri area in Khartoum on Tuesday.

Sanders bows out of White House, and the Sudan crisis spirals

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Coup researchers show why Sudan’s violent crackdown on protestors will only escalate

When the risk of a coup is high, governments engage in more targeted killings of civilians in capital cities, as well as the surrounding district.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.


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

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.