Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicEnvironmentalists

Topic: Environmentalists

Sunderlal Bahuguna had wide political acceptance. Today’s environmentalists don’t

Some sections of the environmental movement currently in India may not have the cultural support that somebody like Bahuguna could command.

Our websites blocked, say 3 environmental groups campaigning against contentious draft policy

The groups were using the websites to raise awareness on a draft Environmental Impact Assessment policy, which has been criticised for giving more discretionary powers to govt.

WHO nod for traditional Chinese medicines could mean extinction of some of India’s wildlife

India could 'express its apprehension' over the WHO approval internationally as it 'basically encourages widespread use of animal products'.

On Camera

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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