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South Africa cricket tour must go ahead. Indian team should follow rules like in UAE

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The Indian cricket team’s South Africa tour must go ahead as scheduled. The team can travel and play in a bubble. It’ll work if everyone follows the rules like in the UAE. Stadium spectators shouldn’t be an issue as most Test cricket these days is played for global TV audiences.

Closing schools due to air pollution is not a solution. SC should focus on polluters

Supreme Court’s concern for Delhi’s children is admirable but pushing schools to close due to air pollution misses the point. Bad air doesn’t differentiate between home and school. Stopping outdoor activity is a solution, not shutting schools. Kids have suffered due to the pandemic. Their lordships should focus on polluters.

Egg comes before conservatism. Karnataka govt did good by introducing it in midday meals

CM Basavaraj Bommai’s BJP government in Karnataka should be commended for introducing eggs in school midday meals in seven districts with high malnutrition levels. Such urgent interventions are critical as NFHS findings show India’s nutritional indicators are worsening. Lingayat seers opposing eggs shouldn’t impose their conservativeness on children choosing nourishment.

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