Saturday, July 13, 2024

Topic: Namibia

Herero-Nama killings in Namibia set template for genocide—Germany can't forget horrific history

Namibia’s demand that Western colonisers refrain from dishing out moral homilies on genocide and settler colonialism is far from unreasonable.

Cheetah brought to India last year dies of kidney ailment, MP govt says was sick before arrival

Sasha was one of 8 Namibian cheetahs brought to India last year as part of translocation project. MP forest dept says blood test revealed she was suffering from kidney infection.

Conservation plan on track, 12 South African cheetahs land in India – total tally at 20

The cheetahs were released into quarantine enclosures. After at least 30 days in quarantine, they will be moved to larger fenced enclosures before being released into the wild.

IAF plane carrying 12 cheetahs from South Africa arrives in Gwalior

The cheetahs – seven males and five females – comprise the second set of big cats coming to Kuno, the first set of eight from Namibia having been released on 17 September.

8 cheetahs from Namibia land in India in customised B747 jet, will be released in Kuno National Park

PM Narendra Modi will release the African cheetahs in the wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh on his birthday on 17 September. These cheetahs went extinct in India in the 1950s.

India sign off Kohli-Shastri era disappointingly, without an ICC trophy

India chased down the 133-run target against Namibia with 4.4 overs to spare, and ended their Men’s WC T20 run with three wins and two losses, failing to qualify for the semi-finals.

On Camera

Marathi cinema has an elitism problem. We need more than Maratha history appeasement

In 2016, ‘Sairat’ shook up the Marathi film industry by calling attention to its elitism. It showed audiences that there is more to Marathiness than Brahmanistic ceremonies.

‘Robot tax' for AI-induced job loss & ‘wealth tax' on vacant land — RSS-affiliate SJM's Budget wish list

In pre-budget meeting held in June with Finance Minister Sitharaman, Swadeshi Jagran Manch suggested incentivising those generating more employment & measures to control food inflation.

BrahMos a wonderful symbol but Philippines lacks capability to operate, says Ashley Tellis

If a country did not have C4ISR capability, having a missile was a wonderful symbol but not of much operational use, says former senior adviser to US state department.

A ‘jai jawan, jai kisan' trap awaits Modi. In a 5-year Test match with revived Opposition

Modi govt will need to address massive challenges without the total power it got used to, in the face of relentless electoral challenges, one after another.