Thursday, 9 February, 2023

Manu Pubby

Manu Pubby
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Manu Pubby was Deputy Editor at ThePrint. He wrote on national security, defence affairs, terrorism and overall strategic environment. He is also a known investigative journalist. Manu has reported extensively on Jammu & Kashmir and the North-East. He has also reported on terrorism from Afghanistan, covered the 2011 revolution in Egypt and the 2012 transfer of power in Maldives. He is twice recipient of the Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism, and has also been awarded the KC Kulish International Award for Investigative Journalism and the Press Council of India National Award for Investigative Journalism. Manu studied Journalism at Asian College of Journalism, Chennai. Follow him on Twitter: @manupubby

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.
The C130J aircraft (for representational purposes) | Source: Ministry of Defence

Pensions overtake modernisation, modest 7.8 % hike in defence budget

Bill for pensions zooms past Rs 1 lakh crore mark; sharp increase in fund to assist private sector

Defence

A Eurofighter Typhoon

Before Rafale deal, Modi govt passed over option to buy Rs 453 cr/unit cheaper Eurofighter

German-led offer for Eurofighter Typhoon at €138 mln/unit not pursued; Rafale signed at €197 mln a piece.

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.