Sunday, 2 April, 2023

Pia Krishnankutty

Pia Krishnankutty
Pia Krishnankutty is a Principal Correspondent, covering Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy and Trade. She can be reached at Follow her on Twitter at @pia_kutts.

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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.
File photo of wheat procurement in Ludhiana | Photo: ANI

Russia-Ukraine war, prior orders, new importers — why India’s wheat exports ‘doubled’ despite ban

Modi govt had in May put restrictions on wheat exports. However, these didn't apply to consignments registered before 13 May & to requests for meeting food security demands.


Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

In the shadows of Bluestar, Kargil, LAC, India’s ‘secret’ Special Frontier Force turns 60

Formed just after the 1962 India-China war, SFF comprises mostly Tibetans and Gorkhas and reports directly to Cabinet Secretariat and PMO rather than Army.

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.