Firstpost Editor's Picks: Chandrayaan 2 landing, Ram Jethmalani passes away, reactions to 'Saaho'; today's must-read stories
Editor's Picks: Lessons from Chandrayaan 2, Ram Jethmalani passes away at 95, inside Mumbai's Raj Bhavan Bunker Museum; today's must-read stories.
We should view the failure of Chandrayaan from this angle. It was meant to see how much water in ice form existed on the moon. A base on the moon for humans — which will be the first step for multi-planetary life — will require being able to find and use the moon’s water.
Jethmalani caused significant and radical upheaval to the law scene in India during his career, arguing in defence of those accused of assassinating former prime ministers Indira and Rajiv Gandhi, as well as Parliament attack accused Afzal Guru.
Now, the government’s grim curfew is giving way to a brutal, new crackdown: this imposed by jihadist groups, determined to demonstrate that Kashmir will resist New Delhi’s efforts to tie its destiny to that of the Indian Republic.
The way most critics and audiences have reacted to Saaho makes it amply clear that it has hardly anything to offer besides Prabhas’ dedication and well-choreographed action.
From historical anecdotes, tokens of colonial craftsmanship, to virtual reality booths that offer cannon-firing experience: the Bunker Museum aims at engaging people using a couple of themes.
The report also said that although a general war between India and Pakistan is unlikely, crises between the two are likely to become more intense, risking an escalatory cycle
Despite the talks, in Kashmir the curbs persist on separatist leaders, with some of them who are lodged in New Delhi's Tihar Jail even complaining of being denied medical attention
ED summons Mehbooba Mufti's mother Gulshan Nazir in money laundering case; PDP terms it political vendetta
The ED wants to question Nazir in her seventies over a few lakh of rupees that were allegedly transferred to her account from the chief minister's discretionary fund