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INDIANS IN CONTENTION FOR THREE GOLDS AT BADMINTON ASIA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Author: Harpal Singh Bedi - Published 15:03 GMT-0000
New Delhi: Top seed Unnati Hooda, Anish Thoppani and doubles pair of Arsh Mohammad /Sanskar Saraswat posted brilliant victories to move into finals of the Badminton Asia Junior Championships in Nothaburi, Thailand on Saturday.

THE ROAD TO AMERICAN SOCIALISM RUNS THROUGH CALIFORNIA

CONTINUING POLL SUCCESSES OF LEFT DEMOCRATS ARE A POSITIVE SIGN
Author: Dave Kempa - Published 12:27 GMT-0000
As California’s midterm election results are finalized, it’s clear that the Left has pulled together an impressive string of wins over the Democratic Party establishment.

HUNGARY EXIT AT DOHA NO DETERRENT FOR PM TO PROMOTE CIVILIZATIONALIST AGENDA

ROW OVER SCARF DEPICTING LARGER PARTS OF EUROPE AT SOCCER MATCH
Author: James M Dorsey - Published 12:24 GMT-0000
Hungary didn't qualify for the Qatar World Cup, but that hasn't stopped Prime Minister Victor Orban from exploiting the world's current focus on soccer to signal his Putinesque definition of central European borders as defined by civilization and ethnicity rather than internationally recognized frontiers.

BHARAT JODO YATRA HAS IMPARTED TREMORS IN BOTH BJP AND RSS LEADERSHIP

RAHUL HAS WON THE SUPPORT OF MANY NON-PARTY MASSES IN THE LAST THREE MONTHS
Author: Arun Srivastava - Published 12:21 GMT-0000
With Narendra Modi‘s archetypal Hindutva political edifice developing cracks and the party device finding it incapable to withstand the onslaught of Congress Party’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, the BJP top leaders have preferred to adopt a more virulent and belligerent posture against Rahul Gandhi. Adopting aggressive stance is the best mechanism for both the leaders to save their political future and survive the onslaught.

PARESH RAWAL SHOULD KNOW THERE IS MORE IN THE WORLD OTHER THAN GUJARAT AND MODI

THE BJP MP GOT CARRIED AWAY IN THE CAMPAIGN WITHOUT KNOWING HIS FACTS
Author: Sushil Kutty - Published 12:19 GMT-0000
Actor Paresh Rawal might be mistaken for a pomfret. Rawal’s wisecrack about ‘Fish & Bengali’ has landed him in shark-infested waters. He should have stuck to ‘Fish & Chips’. And, if Rawal ever strays into the Bengali hemisphere, (Bangladesh included), he had better look out for Hilsa; it will not bite him! The actor was caught fishing in troubled waters, trying to do one better than Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who loves his fish as much as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee does hers. Rawal is the sort who flows with the current, and he is now caught in a viral controversy with his remarks on Bengalis and fish.

INDIAN PUBLIC SECTOR BANKS HAVE USED PANDEMIC TO IMPROVE BALANCE SHEETS

CREDIT GROWTH SPURTS BUT THE MSME SECTOR NEEDS MUCH MORE ASSISTANCE
Author: K R Sudhaman - Published 12:16 GMT-0000
India’s former chief economic adviser Arvind Subramaniam had flagged in his economic survey some years ago that India faced a major economic issue – twin balance sheet problem wherein Indian banks suffered huge debts as corporates, which had overleveraged banks were suffering huge losses resulting in defaults. This piquant situation occurred as the corporate sector over-expanded during boom period leaving them with obligations that they cannot pay. This resulted in surging non-performing assets of banks choking their ability to lend. This had come to be known as twin-balance sheet problem meaning the balance sheets of both banks and corporates had gone awry.

THERE IS SCOPE FOR DISCUSSION ON NORMS FOR APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES

PRESENT COLLEGIUM SYSTEM HAS SOME DRAWBACKS WORTH REVIEWING
Author: Harihar Swarup - Published 12:13 GMT-0000
Is the collegium system of choosing judges perfect? That’s what former Chief Justice of India, U U Lalit, has claimed in recent interviews. Indeed he has even suggested that it’s intrinsic to the basic structure of the Constitution. But is he right on either counter? Let us see what research reveals.

REAL WAGES FALLING WITH PRICE RISE AND INFLATION

UNEMPLOYMENT ROSE IN NOVEMBER TO 8 PER CENT
Author: Dr. Gyan Pathak - Published 12:10 GMT-0000
December begins with two very bad news – first, the warning by the Global Wage Report 2022-23 by International Labour Organisation (ILO)of rising inflation that has caused a striking decline in real monthly wages highlighting the urgent need for policies to prevent further poverty, inequality and social unrest, and secondly the November data by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) data which shows rise in unemployment in India for the third consecutive month since September 2022 that reached 8 per cent.

EU PRICE CAP OF $60 FOR RUSSIAN OIL TAKES HOLD, ADVANTAGE FOR INDIA

FUTURE SHIPMENTS COULD BE OFFERED AT EVEN MORE FAVOURABLE TERMS
Author: K Raveendran - Published 12:08 GMT-0000
The price cap of $60 for Russian crude is coming into force full steam, with EU countries joining the G-7 and American punitive measure aimed at squeezing out Moscow’s financial resources so as to force it abandon the Ukraine war. A few countries, such as Poland, had initially refused to toe the line, but were prevailed over in the collective drive.
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INDIAN ASSURED OF 5 MEDALS AT BADMINTON ASIA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS

Author: Harpal Singh Bedi - Published 02-12-2022 17:45 GMT-0000
New Delhi: India was assured of five medals after top seed Unnati Hooda, Gnana Dattu, Anish Thoppani and two doubles pairs marched into the semi-finals of the Badminton Asia Junior Championships in Nonthaburi, Thailand on Friday.