Sunday, 2 April, 2023

Topic: britain

British PM Sunak to raise Egyptian-British hunger strike’s case at the COP27 climate summit

Abd el-Fattah, who rose to prominence with Egypt's 2011 uprising, has been on hunger strike for 219 days against his detention and prison conditions.

Kejriwal goes ‘catfishing’ in BJP pond & London Bridge is falling down on Rishi

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Pretty astounding’: Biden says Sunak’s ascent as UK leader is ‘a groundbreaking milestone’

'Pretty astounding': Biden says Sunak's ascent as UK leader is 'a groundbreaking milestone'

All you need to know about Rishi Sunak, Britain’s next PM

Sunak, the 42-year-old former finance minister, will become Britain's third prime minister in less than two months.

Indians delight as Rishi Sunak becomes new UK PM on Diwali

Liz Truss, leader of the Conservative Party, quit as UK prime minister six weeks after she took office.

Rishi Sunak more suited than Conservative rivals to be PM—if UK can look past his skin colour

As Rishi Sunak gets another shot to be UK PM, the former Chancellor is holding back from announcing his candidature until he is sure party MPs and members really want him this time.

Truss’s disastrous spell as PM ends the revival of Thatcher’s libertarian economics

Truss's solution to UK's weak growth, productivity and low pay since 2008 crisis was to challenge economic 'orthodoxy' & demand faster, radical action to shake the economy out of its torpor.

UK Prime Minister Liz Truss resigns after 6 weeks, done in by failed economic programme

Truss' measures to overhaul the British economy sent shockwaves through the market and deeply divided her Conservative Party.

UK PM Liz Truss rethinking tax-cut plans amid vocal criticism of economic strategy

The government has repeatedly said it would stick to most of her tax cut plans while also protecting public spending, but economists and critics say something has to give.

UK still wants free trade deal with India by Diwali, says working on ‘this high ambition’ pact

The target to sign the free trade agreement that would "put the UK at the front of the queue to supply India's growing middle class" by Diwali was set by former PM Boris Johnson.

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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.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

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.