Daily briefing: Taliban have indicated they will be reasonable on Indian concerns, foreign minister said; Infosys with “anti-national” forces, according to newspaper linked to RSS
Days after India made public its first official contact with the Taliban, Foreign Minister Harsh Vardhan Shringla said New Delhi’s engagement was “limited” and the Taliban said they were would be “Reasonable” in the way they “deal” with Indian concerns.
Pakistani ISI chief Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed landed in Kabul as he sought powerful positions in the new Afghan government. Pakistan keen to put Haqqani network, who was responsible for attacks on the Indian embassy in Kabul, in influential positions.
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Former Union Minister P Chidambaram writes that the latest GDP growth figure would have been higher if the government had loosened its purse strings.“The government has not shown the audacity to spend and, if it was short of money, the audacity to borrow and spend.”
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An RSS-affiliated weekly alleged that Bengaluru-based IT major Infosys was deliberately trying to destabilize the Indian economy and accused him of helping “the Naxals, the leftists and the tukde tukde gang.” The weekly made the allegations against the background of problems in the new electronic income tax filing portal developed by Infosys and claimed so It was not the first time that the IT company messed up a government project.
Preparing the ground for a new confrontation with the government, the College of the Supreme Court reiterated its decision recommending the appointment of a 12 candidates for five Hautes Cours. According to the Memorandum of Procedure, once reiterated by the Collegium, the Center is obliged to make the appointment. But there is also the possibility that the Center could sit indefinitely on these names.
To end decades of violence in Karbi Anglong in Assam, the Center signed a tripartite agreement with five insurgent groups from the region and state government. The agreement grants greater devolution of autonomy to the Autonomous Council of Karbi Anglong, in addition to protecting the language, culture and identity of the region and reserving for the Karbi people.
“I just think I’m the best. Coldness. “What is it SL3 class commuter Pramod Bhagat tells himself every time he walks into the field. On Saturday, he made history by becoming the first Indian to win a gold medal in badminton at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Not an offensive player, obsessed with winning and summoning artful blows from his vast bunch, Bhagat won India’s historic medal against his opponent, Briton Daniel Bethell, who paused for a bit thinking that the shuttle would go further, but the Indian buckled it.
A year and a half ago, when the lockdown was announced across the country amid the Covid-19 outbreak, more than 600 migrant workers were drafted by the government of West Bengal as “Covid Warriors”. Their job was to help in hospitals, where Covid patients were admitted, for which they received a monthly allowance and temporary accommodation. Now that the pandemic situation is fading, their fate is in balance.
It has been over 4,000 years since the end of the Indus Valley Civilization – a time that has stood still in Dholavira. The main problem facing the village of Kutch is access to safe drinking water. With TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) levels well above safe levels, Dholavira’s groundwater is undrinkable. All day long, the women of Dholavira are forced to queue near the ruins of the nearby town in the Indus Valley, which remains its only source of drinking water.
For nearly a year, the agitation of farmers in Haryana put the BJP in power, JJP cornered. The face behind these protests is Gurnam Singh Chaduni. In fact, last year it was Chanduni who urged protesters to come to the capital “at all costs”, “breaking down police barricades” if necessary. He is not a novice. Chanduni has been protesting farmers’ problems for over a decade now, often deploying techniques like standing in the middle of a river for days or leading a parade of semi-clad farmers.
Amid a continuing surge of Covid-19 infections, the Art exhibition “Lokame Tharavadu (The world is a family)” in one of Kerala’s oldest planned cities, Alappuzha, brings together a demonstration of hope, employment and regeneration in a world in the grip of a pandemic. The city hosts one of the largest exhibitions of more than 268 Malayan artists from around the world, curated by artist and founding president of the Biennale, Bose Krishnamachari.
Leela Prasad G and Rahel Philippose