Morning Digest: December 26, 2022

In riveting political drama in Nepal, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ named Prime Minister; to swear now

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Sunday appointed Pushpa Kamal Dahal, leader of the parliamentary party of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Center), Prime Minister of the Himalayan nation. A communication from the President’s Office in Sital Nivas said that Mr. Dahal, popularly known as ‘Prachanda’, will be sworn in as the Chief Minister at 4 pm on Monday.

China, Pakistan can jointly hit India soon: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that both China and Pakistan are together against India and may hit the country together sooner or later. In an interaction with ex-servicemen, which he shared on his YouTube channel on Sunday, Mr Gandhi said India was “extremely vulnerable” and must act now or else it would suffer “a huge recession”. The former Congress leader said the clashes between Indian and Chinese soldiers in Galwan and Doklam were related and part of China’s strategy to hit India along with Pakistan, a country with which it also has economic ties.

Agra man from China, tested positive for COVID-19

A 40-year-old man, who returned from China two days ago, tested positive for COVID-19 following which he was isolated at his home in Agra, Chief Medical Officer Arun Srivastava said on December 25. His samples will be sent to Lucknow for genome sequencing, he said.

Former Bhutan king warns India about China: R&AW ex-chief AS Dulat

Bhutan’s then king Jigme Singye Wangchuck warned India of pressures from China in 1999, writes former R&AW chief AS Dulat in his latest book. Mr. Dulat said the former King’s words were “prophetic” about India-China tensions over Doklam in 2017 and China’s infrastructure build-up that followed. He also said that New Delhi’s “muscular policy” on a range of issues, including the Kashmir situation, and tough foreign policy in the neighborhood had led to “disappointments”.

The freezing monster storm across the US has claimed at least 34 lives

Millions of people braved the deep freeze on Sunday to ride out the winter storm that has killed at least 34 people across the United States and is expected to claim more lives after some residents were trapped inside their homes. with snow drifts and power outages in tens of thousands of homes and businesses.

As political equations change in Bihar and Maharashtra, BJP expands list of ‘vulnerable’ Lok Sabha seats

Changes in constituencies and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) equation in Bihar and Maharashtra have pushed the BJP to increase its list of “weak” seats in the Lok Sabha from 144 to 160 in the party’s internal assessment, with plans to pay. extra attention to these seats in the run-up to the 2024 general elections.

Ladakh stand-off is a signal to India against building infrastructure in ‘disputed territory’, says expert

The 2020 stand-off in eastern Ladakh is a signal from China to India on how the situation is likely to play out if it continues to build infrastructure in “disputed territory”, Isaac B. Kardon, Assistant Professor in US Naval War Says college. These observations also reflect the recent clash between soldiers of the Indian Army and the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China in the Yangtse area in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh. At the same time, China will continue to deny India space on the global stage due to widening asymmetries, experts say.

An eventful 2022 for Congress but bigger challenges lie ahead

Apart from the challenge of regional parties, there is a growing challenge from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which aims to fill the vacuum for a national alternative to the BJP. Going forward, the electoral challenge in 2023 includes regaining Mr. Kharge’s home state of Karnataka and retaining Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. The leadership battle between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan is far from over but the leadership is yet to take a decision. In Karnataka too, the party is facing intense factionalism between former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and party leader DK Shivakumar’s camp.

Mayawati warns against fundamentalist politics in conversions

While extending Christmas greetings, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president and four-time former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday targeted the fundamentalist politics being practiced in the country due to religious conversion. . He said that the politics played in India because of religion is harming the country a lot.

Gujarat’s victory proves that the State remains BJP’s stronghold, says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the BJP’s victory in Gujarat proved that the State is the party’s stronghold and will remain so. He pointed out that new parties that sought to stake a claim to the State were wiped out at the polls.

Sania Mirza of UP on the flight path to become India’s first Muslim woman fighter pilot

If all goes well, Sania Mirza, daughter of a TV mechanic who hails from Jasovar village of Mirzapur district in Uttar Pradesh, could become India’s first Muslim woman fighter pilot after she clears the prestigious National Defense Academy (NDA). examination with a total rank of 149. After the declaration of the results, several reports claimed that India would get its first Muslim female fighter pilot, forcing the Indian Air Force (IAF) to put the facts in perspective through a statement that clearly states the chances of Ms. becoming an IAF. Mirza The fighter depends on his successful completion of the many courses he will take at the academy over the next four years.

IIT Gandhinagar drew a line as students sketched Phoolan graffiti

A graffiti camp promoted as an opportunity for creative expression became too hot for IIT Gandhinagar to handle. The Institute has now cleared all the walls, about a dozen, painted by about 15-20 students over two nights, along with professional artists from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) teaching them. ART@IITGN, the art wing of the campus, organized the event in the first week of November.

The Congress functionary’s tweet on the Vajpayee court controversy ahead of Rahul’s visit to the memorial

A Congress functionary attached to party president Mallikarjun Kharge’s office on Sunday courted controversy by calling former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee a “British Informer” during the Quit India movement. The statement came a day before Rahul Gandhi’s scheduled visit to the late leader’s memorial.

China has conducted ‘strike drills’ around Taiwan, citing provocation

China’s military said it conducted “strike drills” in the sea and airspace around Taiwan on Dec. 25 in response to what it said was provocation from the democratically-ruled island and the United States.

Jamtara strives to de-stigmatize cyber crime through an education-based campaign

Jharkhand’s Jamtara district, well-known as India’s cyber crime hub, is working to overcome this dubious distinction through a unique ‘Police ki Pathshala’ (Police’s School) campaign, which aims to provide quality education and create awareness about phishing activities.

Team India | KL Rahul’s strategy, sensible selection calls need time

India’s batting strategy in the two Tests against Bangladesh is far from the aggression promised by KL Rahul and the buck stops at the stand-in captain’s door after a close shave in the Mirpur game that could go down in the direction of the home team.

Sushil Tiwari

Sushil Tiwari is Content researcher for Sports section on

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