Friday, 7 October, 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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G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.