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Sugar price hasn’t risen much in a decade and that isn’t healthy

Water-intensive surplus sugarcane production isn’t environmentally sustainable.

Unlock activity can lead to spike in Covid cases — Niti Aayog member tells Kejriwal govt

VK Paul asked the Delhi government to remain watchful and suggested that Centre's advice must be taken before imposing restrictions on inter-state travel.

Indian economy is poised for double-digit growth: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Kumar said the disinvestment climate looks better, and the government is also much better prepared for a third Covid wave.
A file photo of NITI Aayog member (health) and Covid panel chair Dr. V.K. Paul. | ANI

Fast pace of vaccination is key to opening of economy, says Niti Aayog member VK Paul

Paul further said that the third wave of the Covid pandemic can be stopped only if appropriate behaviour is followed and a majority of people are vaccinated.
Representational image | People use smartphones at a railway station in Mumbai | Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

More people in India got internet access in 2020, but fewer mobile connections: Niti report

Niti Aayog's SDG India Index 2020-2021 finds Delhi, Punjab had the most internet subscribers while Jharkhand, Bihar ranked lowest. 
A water tap in Rugsana village in Karnal | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Capital Delhi is last among UTs on gender equality, clean water, Niti Aayog report shows

In Niti Aayog report, Delhi has ranked second overall among all UTs, but secured last spot on goals of gender equality, responsible consumption & production and clean water & sanitation.
Residents of a remote area of Dhubri, a district in Assam, travel on boats to reach their houses. The flooded areas through which the boats traverse are paddy fields | Yimkumla Longkumer | ThePrint

Northeast not sustaining its forests well, needs to catch up on infra too, Niti report shows

With an average score of 64.12, NE states have not fared well overall also in Niti Ayog's latest Sustainable Development Goals Index. India's overall score is 66.
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India is less poor & more fed, but nearly as unequal as last year, Niti Aayog report shows

Niti Aayog has released its latest sustainable development goals index. Here’s a look at what that reveals about poverty, hunger and inequality.
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State of the states: NITI report shows who’s rising, who’s lagging and the gap in between

It’s been five years since the SDG targets were set. But a closer look reveals India is still far away from meeting goals like zero hunger & gender equality by 2030.
A person receives a dose of Covid-19 vaccine at a drive-thru vaccination site set up at the DLF Mall of India in Noida, UP | Photographer: Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg

India managed Covid second wave ‘very well’, need to prepare for third, says Niti Aayog member

V K Saraswat said that epidemiologists have made it clear that Covid third wave is likely to start from September-October, so India should vaccinate as many people as possible.

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If Afghanistan descends into chaos, Pakistan will feel the security heat: Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistani officials worry that fighting will force more Afghans to flee with estimates of new refugees ranging from 500,000 to 700,000.
File photo of NSE building in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Hope of continued Covid stimulus, economic recovery pushes Sensex, Nifty to record highs

The run-up in stocks comes ahead of the RBI's monetary policy Friday, where interest rates are expected to be left at an all-time low even as inflation rises.

Defence

A Heron 1 UAV in flight

Project Cheetah set to take off, India to get upgraded & armed drones from Israel

Under the project, the Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Israeli Herons will be upgraded to undertake specialised and longer surveillance missions & precision strikes.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Why Mizoram vs Assam is a BJP project to ‘integrate’ northeast gone wrong

Assam-Mizoram violence is an outcome of BJP trying too hard to ‘integrate’ distinct northeastern states. This has unleashed latent regionalism.