Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicNational Zoological Park

Topic: National Zoological Park

Delhi zoo is now a den of death — a result of politics, apathy and corruption

With HC saying there is ‘absolute lawlessness prevailing’ in Delhi zoo, the focus is back on the administrative breakdown and corruption in NZP.

Delhi zoo director ‘confirms’ animal deaths are being covered up, records fudged

In letter to environment ministry, Renu Singh accuses her staff of carrying out illegal activities. Letter was written after plea in Delhi high court.

‘Shocking and startling facts’ revealed about the Delhi Zoo in a govt report

Charges levelled include mysterious deaths, no postmortems, illegal capturing and housing of animals, manipulation of records and criminal conspiracy.

On Camera

YourTurn

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G7 ban on new Russian gold imports ‘largely symbolic’, may not have major impact

The US, UK, Japan and Canada plan to announce the ban during the G7 summit that started Sunday in Germany. Flows have already been restricted by previous sanctions.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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