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QATAR’S S WORLD CUP SUCCESS PUNCTURES FIFA’S POLITICAL FANTASY

LIVE AND LET LIVE POLICY SEES SEVERAL POTENTIAL TROUBLES OFF
Author: James M Dorsey - Published 07-12-2022 12:26 GMT-0000
If the Qatar World Cup proved anything, it’s that sports and politics are inseparable Siamese twins joined at the hip.

U.S. AND WORLD ARMAMENT COMPANIES MAKING HUGE MONEY FROM UKRAINE WAR

MASSIVE EFFORTS ARE NEEDED TO BRING ABOUT AN EARLY NEGOTIATED DEAL
Author: John Wojcik - Published 07-12-2022 12:23 GMT-0000
The wars in Ukraine, the Middle East and elsewhere have fueled skyrocketing U.S. and global arms sales. Those sales were already rising even before the start of the 10-month war in Ukraine. According to figures published this week, there have been seven straight years now of rapidly rising war profits.

NEERAJ CHOPRA, INDIA’S FIRST GOLD MEDALIST ATHLETE IS AN ICON IN HIS STATE

ALL YOUNG ASPIRING SPORTS PERSONS ARE COMING TO HIM FOR ADVICE
Author: Harihar Swarup - Published 07-12-2022 12:19 GMT-0000
After he won independent India’s first athletics gold at the Olympics, Neeraj Chopra went home and put on 12kg. His coach, was miffed, but he knew his pupil would shed the kilos. Neeraj Chopra is not the one to rest on his laurels, of which there have been many. Only 24, Neeraj is one of the best javelin throwers in the world and arguably one of India’s greatest athletes. And though it might sound hyperbolic, his parabolic pursuit has indeed made him an inspiration to an entire generation of Indians athletes.

BENGAL BJP NOT IN A POSITION TO MAN FULLY ALL BOOTHS IN 2023 RURAL POLLS

CENTRAL LEADERSHIP WORRIED AT NON-COOPERATION FROM OLD TIMERS
Author: Tirthankar Mitra - Published 07-12-2022 12:15 GMT-0000
With panchayat elections inching closer, West Bengal unit of Bharatiya Janata Party received a wakeup call. For all the sound and fury spouted by the state saffron camp leaders, the organisational strength of the state BJP is nowhere in a state to give ruling Trinamool Congress a run for its money in next year's rural polls.

LIGHT AT THE END OF KERALA’S VIZHINJAM TUNNEL AT LONG LAST

QUICK FOLLOW-UP MEASURES ARE NEEDED FOR FINAL SETTLEMENT
Author: P. Sreekumaran - Published 07-12-2022 12:13 GMT-0000
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: There is light, at long last, at the end of the Vizhinjam tunnel. The peace agreement between the Left Democratic Front (LDF) Government and the Latin Church which spearheads the anti-seaport agitation has come as a big relief for the Government.

INDIA LEADS WORLD GOLD JEWELLERY DEMAND RECOVERY AFTER COVID BLUES

URBAN CONSUMERS DRIVE GROWTH AS ECONOMIC ACTIVITY PICKS UP STEAM
Author: K Raveendran - Published 07-12-2022 12:11 GMT-0000
India is leading a global recovery in gold jewellery. This is despite the fact that gold prices have hit a five-month high. The demand engine is driven by urban consumers, encouraged by a return to pre-covid levels of economic activity. Rural consumers were more cautious as their inflation outpaced that of their urban counterparts.

AAP’S BIG WIN IN DELHI MUNICIPAL POLL GIVES A BOOST TO ITS NATIONAL AMBITIONS

ARVIND KEJRIWAL EMERGES AS A STRONG CONTENDER TO CHALLENGE NARENDRA MODI
Author: Dr. Gyan Pathak - Published 07-12-2022 12:08 GMT-0000
Delhi Municipal Corporation poll results have further brightened the stature of rising political star - Arvind Kejriwal, which has unnerved not only the BJP, but also shadows its national prospects and may lead to some churning before the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

WITH BRAZIL’S ELECTORAL TRIBUNAL REJECTING BOLSONARO’S APPEAL, LULA TO TAKE OATH ON JANUARY 1

RIGHT GETS FURTHER JOLT AS PRESIDENT’S BEST ALLY IS CHARGED IN A CRIMINAL CASE
Author: Craig Johnson - Published 06-12-2022 16:02 GMT-0000
Former US president Donald Trump and sitting Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro have a lot in common: they’re both right-wing provocateurs with a penchant for stoking hatred and enacting cruel policies. They also both happen to be sore losers who can’t admit when they’ve lost an election.

PROPAGATING MYTHS AND BELIEFS AS TRUTHS BY OFFICIAL BODIES IS COMMON NOW

LATEST ISRO-ICHR PROJECT SMACKS OF SPREADING ANTI-SCIENCE VIEWS ON INDIAN PAST
Author: Dr Arun Mitra - Published 06-12-2022 14:59 GMT-0000
Recent reports that Indian Space Research Institute (ISRO) is collaborating with Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) to study India’s contribution to science and to establish that India has been ‘Vishwa Guru’ (World leader) in the advancement of science have to be viewed with caution. As reported in Hindustan Times, the ICHR and ISRO will shortly sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to take up the project titled "History of Indian Science and Technology". The project will cost Rs.1.5 crore. The information about India’s rich history of science and technology will be collected from the ancient religious scriptures. RSS outfit Vijnana Bharati, which promotes "swadeshi science, had conceived the idea of “Akash Tatva,” conference with the aim to introduce the youth to the ‘wisdom of ancient science along with modern scientific advancements’.

BENGAL CONGRESS EAGER FOR LEFT FRONT PARTICIPATION IN ITS YATRA

MAGINALISED STATE PARTY LOOKING FOR WAYS TO GIVE JOINT FIGHT TO TRINAMOOL
Author: Tirthankar Mitra - Published 06-12-2022 14:56 GMT-0000
After having found itself sans a single legislator in the West Bengal Assembly, the Congress seeks to draw Left to its side during a march from Ganga Sagar to Kurseong hills. Though the Left is in the same boat as the Congress as the representation of the former is also nil in the Assembly, the Left leadership is yet to give its nod.