Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicUS Department of State

Topic: US Department of State

Days before Trump goes, US releases report pointing finger at Wuhan lab for Covid origin

In a statement, US Department of State says researchers from China's Wuhan Institute of Virology fell sick much before first Covid case was officially recorded in December in the city.

American national allegedly killed by protected tribe in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A case of culpable homicide has been registered, and the fishermen who took John Allen Chau, 27, to the island have been arrested. 

On Camera

YourTurn

TV news is busy finding Pakistan and Muslim angle everywhere in polls

Akhilesh Yadav and Amarinder Singh gave Indian news channels the opportunity to feature ‘Pakistan’ in their headlines and debates. But not after a Top Gun moment.

Fed’s hawkish pivot sends sovereign yields soaring to highs across Asia, Australia, NZ

With growing expectations that the Fed stance will spur rapid tightening from central banks all over, yields rose across regions including in Asia.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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