Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: Trump

GLOBAL PULSE: Trump fires FBI chief, Seoul elects a leader who wants to engage with North Korea, and the new non-voters in France.

TRUMP FIRES FBI CHIEF REMINDING AMERICANS OF NIXON In a shocking move, American president Donald Trump has fired FBI chief James Comey. And CNN called...

GLOBAL PULSE: More U.S. troops to Afghanistan is not “America First”, Asia’s ageing population & Google Maps on Durand Line

WILL TRUMP SEND MORE TROOPS TO AFGHANISTAN? The war in Afghanistan did not come up much during the U.S. presidential campaign, but it now threatens...

GLOBAL PULSE: Hillary is the new activist citizen, Trump goes soft on South China Sea, Unesco raps Israel and the political clout of British...

HILLARY CLINTON, THE ACTIVIST CITIZEN Hillary Clinton emerged from political hibernation calling herself “an activist citizen” and “part of the resistance” to Trump.

Global Pulse: Trump’s flip flop on Iran nuclear deal

Where exactly is Trump going with Iran, asked The New York Times. His administration is sending mixed messages. Trump called the nuclear deal that...

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

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.