Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicThe Beatles

Topic: The Beatles

Hotstar’s ‘Get Back’ is an 8-hour journey into The Beatles. But they could’ve let it be

Peter Jackson’s eight-hour-long, three-part documentary is like overdosing on doughnuts; eventually, you’ll ask yourself why you didn’t stop at three.

I Gotta Wash My Hands: World turning to The Beatles in Covid crisis, 50 yrs after it broke up

Beatles’ songs are being sung by those in lockdown from their windows and being played for those coming out of hospitals. It’s a band that never dies.

On Social Media Day, Congress appeals to PM Modi to unfollow those who abuse women online

The video changes the lyrics of The Beatles’ iconic song ‘Let it be’, and urges Modi to be ‘a real PM’ by unfollowing online trolls.

Drugs, media frenzy and spirituality: When the Beatles visited Rishikesh

In 1968, the Beatles visited Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh for spiritual learning. They were mobbed by the Indian media when they arrived.

GLOBAL PULSE: Paris pullout is a gift to China, Russia’s patriotic hackers and a belated Beatlemania for Cubans

PARIS PULLOUT IS A STRATEGIC GIFT TO CHINA Trump has managed to turn “America First into America Isolated”, said The New York Times. His pull out of the Paris climate accord creates a vacuum of global leadership and is “the greatest strategic gift to the Chinese”.

On Camera

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.