Wednesday, 19 January, 2022

Topic: Migration

This is how I made Indian CEOs understand Northeast migration problem

In ‘Eastern Gate’, Sudeep Chakravarti asks what would happen to India’s NE if Bangladesh were to suffer a series of storms due to global warming?

A third of our world might have to migrate if climate change isn’t curbed, scientists say

If nothing is done to slow climate change, 3.5 billion people may have to leave their homes in the next 50 years to escape record temperatures.

Urban unemployment jumps as states announce Covid curbs, economic indicators hit

Urban unemployment rate touches double digits in the week ended 18 April. Business shutdowns and curbs on movement again set to hit urban economy.

Covid exodus? Rich Indians are ‘ready to splurge crores’ to escape to foreign lands

Global citizenship & residency advisory firm Henley & Partners says queries from Indians about ‘investment migration’ programmes have doubled since 2019.

Census migration data released on time could have helped policymakers during migrant crisis

In order to combat India’s Covid mobility crisis, the latest Census migration data must be released to reduce the information gap in internal migration networks.

The Centre-state face-off on Covid-19 and Earth’s changing face

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Indians likely survived super-destructive Toba volcano 74,000 years ago: Study

Archaeological evidence found at Dhaba in MP debunks the long-held theory that Indonesia's Mount Toba eruption led to the death of majority human population.

Superstar cities are witnessing domestic exodus & possibly entering a new phase

In Amsterdam, 27- to 40-year-olds with kids have been driving the recent departure wave. The migration indicates that superstar city phenomenon has its limits.

Centre sanctions Rs 5.5 lakh settlement for 5,300 J&K families displaced in 1947

The families had earlier been left out of the Centre's 2016 settlement package for displaced families of Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir

Govt panel to sell off Rs 3,000 crore properties of those who migrated to Pakistan, China

The move to set up a panel comes nearly two years after Parliament amended the Enemy Property Act.

On Camera


How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.


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.