Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Simrin Sirur


On Camera


Representational image | Patient suffering from monkeypox | Photo: CDC/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Monkeypox doesn’t pose Covid-sized threat, no reason to panic

There are uncertainties about this outbreak to iron out, but all the pieces are in place to study, treat and ultimately contain monkeypox infections.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo | Vivek Prakash | Bloomberg

Indian banks ‘unprepared’ for climate-related risks, RBI must take action, new report says

None of the 34 banks Climate Risk Horizons analysed have assessed the resilience of their portfolios in the face of climate change. Only 2 have committed to stop funding new coal power plants.


Major Kamlesh Mani with Gawhaur Mir, 16, of Chanjmulla village | By special arrangement

Army Major finds a friend in Kashmir teen who can’t speak or hear, sponsors his education  

Major Kamlesh Mani said he met Gawhaur Mir, 16, during a routine patrol in Chanjmulla, Kashmir. Mir comes from a big family of nine members, of whom four can’t hear or speak. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.