Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicMumbai Metro Rail Corporation

Topic: Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation

Bombay HC allows Aarey felling: Was the urban tree activism based on hype and fear?

The Bombay High Court Friday refused to declare Mumbai's Aarey colony a forest and allowed the felling of more than 2,600 trees to make way for a Metro car shed in the city.

This IAS officer is trying to change the perception that Mumbai Metro 3 is a ‘demonic’ plan

Ashwini Bhide is head of the Mumbai Metro, and has had to work hard to build political consensus and prove that the project will not destroy the city’s lungs.

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US President Joe Biden speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on 16 August 2021. Biden defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan | Samuel Corum | Bloomberg

US blames failure to shut Pakistan border for Afghan defeat. India, please take note

The US could have used its coercive resources to compel Pakistan to shut down the Taliban’s transborder sanctuaries. It chose not to—costing its victory.
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud | Official Account | Twitter

‘The kingdom has done what it can’: Saudi Arabia on oil market

Saudi Arabia argued that pumping more crude would do little to help the market, assessing that oil supply right now is relatively in balance.


Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and US President Joe Biden at the Quad Summit, in Tokyo, Tuesday | ANI

Quad action against ‘illegal fishing’ may also target China’s Indo-Pacific ‘political activities’

Indo-Pacific Partnership for Maritime Domain Awareness will use advanced & integrated satellite imagery & technology to combat illegal fishing & 'dubious operations' of Chinese maritime militia.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.