Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: Ukraine

Off The Cuff with Kishore Mahbubani

In this episode of ThePrint Off The Cuff, Distinguished Fellow Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Kishore Mahbubani, talks to ThePrint Editor-In-Chief Shekhar...

Hope India can influence Russia in discussion to end killings in Ukraine, says Denmark

In Copenhagen on Tuesday – as part of this three-day Europe tour -- Narendra Modi appealed for immediate ceasefire in Ukraine.

‘What did they threaten Russian state with,’ asks Zelenskyy over 200 children killed in conflict

Ukraine’s president said at least 1,570 education institutions have been destroyed or damaged since the Russian invasion.

Story of Ankit Love: J&K leader’s son caught by Bulgarian cops for driving Ukraine model’s car

Ankit Love, chief of London’s One Love Party, was recently caught driving a Mercedes G400d with Ukrainian licence plates. That’s not all.

As Russian church backs Putin’s war, Orthodox Christians in Ukraine & Russia stand divided

Patriarch Kirill, the head bishop of Russian Orthodox Church, has openly supported Putin’s campaign in Ukraine, lending weight to the idea of it being a 'holy war'.

Bombs & rockets raining down ‘hourly’, Russia launches aggressive campaign in Ukraine’s Donbas

With cities of Kramatorsk and Slovyansk next on agenda, Russia aims to take control of Donbas region by 9 May, the day it celebrates its victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.

India must detach from ‘sinking ship’ Russia. It won’t help with China: former Ukraine PM

Be in no doubt — the ship called Russia is going down and India won't want to drag down its economy, geopolitical posture with it, writes V Groysman.

‘Bharatanatyam’ in Ukraine to bulldozer in Jahangirpuri, action just doesn’t stop for TV news

With Aaj Tak’s Anjana Om Kashyap standing in the middle of a crowd that surrounded a bulldozer, the channel said: ‘Action will begin in a short while.’

Why Ukraine’s Kreminna, now under Russian control, is key to second phase of invasion

Kreminna can now act as base for Russian forces to launch attack on Ukraine’s strategic military hub at Kramatorsk. Controlling both cities could help Moscow secure Donbas region.

Last stand in Mariupol: Ukrainians vow to ‘fight to end’, Russia offers new surrender deadline

Mariupol's fall would be major gain for Moscow, letting it connect territory it holds in Donbas to Crimea. Russia has made gains in city but Ukrainian forces continue to defend Azovstal plant.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.