Thursday, 20 January, 2022
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Topic: Meat

Can’t expect world to eat greens, Vivekananda said meat was needed to make Indians mighty

In ‘Vivekananda’, Sankar writes that Vivekananda did not believe in the concept of vegetarianism for the hardworking poor of India.

There’s more to being vegan than plant-based meat. It’s not as healthy as you think

While there is no denying the obvious benefits of plant-based meats, a lot is blown out of proportion. We need a sharp eye to bust the myths.

Yogi Adityanath imposes ban on meat, liquor sale in Mathura, says traders can sell milk instead

UP CM Adityanath made the announcement at the Krishna Janmashtami event Monday in Mathura, directs officials to draw up implementation plan.

Indian veganism is a thing, and taking off. Especially in the pandemic

Excited by the business potential, many non-vegan entrepreneurs in Bengaluru and Delhi have established their own vegan-friendly businesses.

The British loved their meat, but some were fascinated by Hindu-Brahminical vegetarianism

In ‘Meat, Mercy, and Morality’, Samiparna Samanta writes that the British in India thrived on an elaborate diet of meat, but some preferred vegetarianism in the tropical climate.

Why plant-based diets are essential to our planet’s future

A new report explains how unless we change what we eat and how it is produced, the planet’s ability to support humans could come under threat.

Handbags, hamburgers, bricks — how mushrooms can be the ultimate sustainable material

Easy to grow and fully biodegradable, mycelium could prove to be the ultimate green material for the future.

Laboratory-grown meat Is getting closer to supermarket shelves

Lab-meat startups have grown from a handful in 2016 to at least 60 now. The sector wants to make production more humane & environmentally sustainable, but challenges remain.

Chicken created in a lab to go on sale in Singapore, a first in the world

The product, created from animal cells without the slaughter of any chickens, will debut under the GOOD Meat brand as a chicken bite with breading & seasoning in a single restaurant.

Lab grown, planet-friendly meat is here. But are we ready for it?

The global population is growing and demand for some meat products is expected to rise as much as 88% by 2050.

On Camera

YourTurn

UP CM Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow, January 2022 | PTI

TV news is 90% politicians, 5% experts, 5% anchors. UP coverage is finally changing that

‘First to report’ — TV channels love self-praise. But when it comes to UP elections, they are doing something actually praise-worthy.
Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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