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Ocean warming and debris take a toll

Ocean warming and debris take a toll

Thursday, 26 September 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Seas are an amazing repository of life forms and it is believed that some of the stunning aquatic species are yet to be discovered. Sadly, these life forms are now falling prey to global warming and pollution The spectre of global warming is now reaching the deepest and coolest parts of...

GST math gone haywire

GST math gone haywire

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 | Uttam Gupta

The Centre and States must introspect as to why despite the regime being in place for over two years, the desired buoyancy in tax revenue has not been achieved A major reason for the delay in taking up the Constitutional Amendment Bill for enactment of the Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

The rise of conspiracy theories and fantasies

Monday, 23 September 2019 | Nadeem Paracha

Complex political, economic, demographic shifts and the mushrooming of social media sites have all contributed in making fantastical explanations, that were once relegated to the lunatic fringe, migrate to the mainstream In 2005, an independent filmmaker, Dylan Avery, made a documentary called Loose Change. The film explores the many conspiracy theories...

Unsung hero of the downtrodden

Monday, 23 September 2019 | Raj Parashar

Though Bhola Paswan Shastri worked tirelessly for the benefit of the underprivileged, he was never credited for his socio-political work The name, Bhola Paswan Shastri, might have a different meaning for different sections of society, but his contributions and accomplishments in the social and political arena speak for themselves. It is...

Beating desertification

Beating desertification

Monday, 23 September 2019 | VK Bahuguna

At the COP14 held in India, 196 countries and the EU adopted voluntary land degradation neutrality targets that include their restoration by 2030 At the just-concluded Conference of Parties (COP) 14 hosted by India under the aegis of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), 196 participating countries and the...

India closer to fulfilling Nehru’s dream

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | Sapna Singh

With the emergence of new geo-political equations, ASEAN countries can act as a game changer, particularly because a big power like the US has shown interest in the region. India can be at the forefront of this, given the accretion in its economic and military capabilities Analysts believe that India today...

Planned desert in offing in NCR

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | Shivaji Sarkar

The Rs 16,000 crore Jewar airport needs to be given up for saving water bodies in the bread basket of western Uttar Pradesh India recently hosted the United Nations Conference Against Desertification. Ironically, less than 45 kilometres from the venue in Greater Noida, a massive international airport project will see desertification...

India’s development warriors

India’s development warriors

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | Moin Qazi

Social entrepreneurs are now using their talent to seek better answers to tough social problems at a time when the world has never needed them more Historians tell us that an explosion of creativity occurs the moment the world starts complaining that there is nothing left to invent, or that the...

State Editions

Civic bodies issue 566 challans, slap Rs 27L fine on violators

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Bizman gets ransom call from convict in G’gram

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Teachers learn self-defence technique

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Air remains very poor 5th day in row

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP welcomes Centre’s Ravidas temple move

19 October 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

The French Bulldozer

13 October 2019 | Miniya Chatterji | Agenda

the power of Forgiveness

13 October 2019 | Swami Mukundananda | Agenda

Yoga and mindfulness

13 October 2019 | Jacqualine Tara Herron | Agenda

Attention feels good

13 October 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Check your child’s behaviour early

13 October 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

It’s a fine job

13 October 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer