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At UN meet, PM Modi sets target of restoring 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030

At the end of this meet, participant nations are expected to announce the Delhi Declaration that will represent a global resolve to fight climate change.
UN COP 14

Need to tackle land degradation to maintain global peace, says top UN official

At UN convention to combat desertification, Under-Secretary-General Ibrahim Thiaw says shrinking land resources result in social, ethnic conflicts.

On Camera

The Narendra Modi government has set up 11 empowered groups to plan, implement and communicate in the face of the Covid-19 crisis and lockdown (representational image) | Photo: ANI

India’s response to coronavirus can’t be based on existing epidemiological models

Lack of accurate models to gauge Covid-19 spread should not become an excuse for policy paralysis. There exists a framework to make policy decisions under uncertainty.

Is India’s coronavirus lockdown leading to stress in families or strengthening relationships?

The 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus has led to people working from home and thus, spending more time with their families and partners.

Defence

Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.