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Swedish activist Greta Thunberg in New York | File photo | Demetrius Freeman/Bloomberg

Greta Thunberg says it’s likely she contracted Covid-19 during trip to central Europe

Climate activist Greta Thunberg says she has not been tested for Covid-19, in line with the policy in Sweden, but had quarantined herself.
Licypriya Kangujam,

8-year-old activist Licypriya accused of ‘faking’ achievements, denies all allegations

Climate activist Licypriya Kangujam had turned down PM Modi's invitation to be honoured on Women's Day, and says she is being targeted because of that.
Damage done by rioters in Delhi's Shiv Vihar | Photo: Manisha Mondal | The Print

Ashutosh Varshney on lessons from Delhi riots & Debashish Mallick on why telecom’s a mess

Today’s political, economic & strategic punditry from Ashutosh Varshney, Vikram S Mehta, Rakesh Sood, Mihir Sharma, Sandipan Deb & many others.
New Delhi: Rioters set ablaze a shop during clashes between those against and those supporting the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in at Gokalpuri in north east Delhi, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 | PTI

Delhi riots felt in US, PM speaks up, Sudhir Chaudhary’s power trip & Greta Thunberg’s pal

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
Assorted chocolate | Photo: Nadirah Zakariya | Bloomberg

The world’s first-ever blockchain chocolate bar offers a bite for the economy

In each pack, there is a blockchain token. It gives consumers a choice – to avail a discount or donate to a cocoa farmer.
Airplane (Representational Image)| flickr.com

Nobody wants to stop flying even as shaming over carbon footprint grows

Flying has become normalised in society, aided by ticket prices which are on average 61% cheaper in real terms than in 1998.
Anti-CAA protest at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi

Supreme Court can’t care for Shaheen Bagh children more than the parents

The infant was at Shaheen Bagh because his parents were protesting, and unless you are well-off, reliable childcare is beyond the means of most people.
Climate activist Licypriya Kangujam (centre) | Twitter

The 8-yr-old Manipuri climate change activist who doesn’t want to be called ‘India’s Greta’

Licypriya Kangujam has rejected the comparison with Greta Thunberg, and claimed she began her movement against climate change before the Swedish teenager.

Donald Trump vs Greta Thunberg at Davos, and the spread of Coronavirus

The best cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
Donald Trump delivers a speech during a special address on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on 21 January

What we learned in Davos about climate, economics and Trump

Global economic expansion may be on firm ground, but it faces risk of trade tensions and future environmental challenges.

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The Servant of Sahibs | Source: Sandeep Krishnan

Ghulam Rassul Galwan — The man who named the Galwan river, the site of India-China stand-off

It was unusual in the 19th century for rivers to be named after their regional discoverers. But Galwan, and his love for exploration, stood out.

Inter-state movement curbs: Are Indian states being paranoid or practical during Covid?

Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa has said there is no ban on flights and trains to the state, a day after after his govt banned flights from certain states after a spike in Covid cases.


An army convoy moving towards the Zojilla pass, in Drass, Ladakh on 28 May 2020 (representational image) | ANI

Chinese troops blacktopping track in disputed ‘finger’ area in Ladakh amid border tensions

The fresh Chinese construction activity is happening around Finger 4 in Pangong lake area. China also blocked the route of Indian patrol teams in the disputed region.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.