Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicDeforestation

Topic: deforestation

Global deforestation is accelerating and nature is alerting us this is urgent

Despite mounting efforts to protect tropical forests, deforestation is reaching a scale of global catastrophe.

Pakistan has just planted over a billion trees

The Billion Tree Tsunami reforestation project added 350,000 hectares of trees in three years in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Tree chopping may stop, but Centre’s redevelopment plans must boost Delhi’s infrastructure

A government-owned resource should have a higher public purpose – one that responds to the needs and aspirations of the city.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Taliban soldiers | ANI

Nothing has changed about Taliban, from terror to Sharia. Islamic world should pressure them

From upholding women’s rights to ensuring safety & internal harmony, the Taliban have backtracked on every promise they made, and the outcome can’t be great.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

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.
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