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  • Xi, not known for his environmental concern, will have multiple reasons for the announcement
    Sep 27, 2020 19:09 IST
    There are many devils in the details, including what Beijing defines as carbon neutrality or peak emissions, but this could well be a major turning point in environmental history...read more
  • A prolonged agitation by farmers can impact rabi or winter-sown farm operations, hamper procurement of kharif or summer-sown crops and delay the benefits that should accrue from the reforms themselves
    Sep 27, 2020 19:09 IST
    Reassure farmers; ensure proper regulatory oversight in the wake of reform bills...read more
  • In India, most of the elderly either live with their children, alone with house help or with relatives
    Sep 27, 2020 18:43 IST
    Indian old age homes have been able to protect the elderly against the Covid-19 pandemic despite lacking the resources and professional management...read more
    Jallavi Panchamia and Dileep Mavalankar
    Jallavi Panchamia and Dileep Mavalankar
  • In Pablo Escobar’s death, one cog in the wheel was removed but the problem of drug usage and addiction remained
    Sep 27, 2020 19:06 IST
    It is clear that our TV channels are either incapable of or uninterested in providing a healthy balance of different kinds of news, especially during a crisis of this magnitude. ...read more
    Shashi Shekhar
    Shashi Shekhar
  • This government takes pleasure in silencing the Opposition. Any form of protest is regarded as an affront to the Chair and any dissonance from the Opposition benches is silenced by shutting off the microphone
    Sep 27, 2020 19:16 IST
    There was little debate, the Opposition was ignored, and legislations were rammed through...read more
    Kapil Sibal
    Kapil Sibal
  • Aaditya Thackeray is the minister for tourism, protocol and environment in Maharashtra government.
    Sep 27, 2020 13:50 IST
    Aaditya Thackeray says travel-tourism- hospitality is one sector which may prove to be the biggest saviour in a post-Covid-19 world in terms of generating opportunities for employment and bringing revenue to the state. ...read more
    Aaditya Thackeray
    Aaditya Thackeray
  • A child takes a pencil during a class conducted by a former diplomat Virendra Gupta and his singer wife Veena Gupta on a sidewalk in New Delhi on Sept. 3, 2020.
    Sep 27, 2020 03:36 IST
    With 50 million children remaining stunted (low height for age), India still accounts for a third of the global burden of childhood stunting. ...read more