Topic: Sewage treatment plants
Recycling urine collected from toilets can make a big difference to local food security and environment.
India was already unable to treat 600 tonnes of biomedical waste it produced every day. Then Covid happened.
Of the 150 sewage treatment plants sanctioned under Namami Gange, only 42 have been completed as on 31 May, shows Ministry of Jal Shakti data.
Silk roads are getting bumpier but Beijing will maximise its pursuit of global leadership as long as it perceives that Washington seeks to deny it any.
The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.
The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.
What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.