Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicHumankind

Topic: Humankind

Is Israeli writer Yuval Harari a real scholar or a fake: Questions as experts launch new assault

Harari, all set to publish a new book, is admired by personalities like Bill Gates, Barack Obama, but many in scientific community repeatedly debunk the claims he makes.

Calls to name this era the anthropocene are only fair given mess humans left behind

Naming this era after humans is the first step toward strategies for minimising its damaging influence on the planet.

Economics can fix global climate problem that fuel-efficient engines can’t

Setting aside escapist solutions, we should understand why corrective action has not followed better understanding of the climate problem.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.