Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicTIME

Topic: TIME

Modi on Time 100 list for ‘Hindu nationalism, eroding Muslims’ rights, mishandling Covid’

Modi is one of three Indians on Time’s 100 Most Influential list. The only other Indian politician on the list is West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

TIME drew red X for Osama. But Western press humanised Riyaz Naikoo with pre-gun stories

Be it the TIME Magazine or The New York Times, the choice between a ‘terrorist’ and a ‘rebel’ is very clear for the Western media.

Amazon & Apple deny China spy claims, and TIME amplifies Christine Blasey Ford message

Cristiano Ronaldo kept out of games over rape allegations, and Sri Lanka says Hambantota port not a ‘debt trap’

On Camera

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
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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