Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicSustainable development goals

Topic: sustainable development goals

India is central to Indo-Pacific framework, British High Commissioner Alex Ellis says

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, British High Commissioner Alex W. Ellis says it is essential India transforms to a sustainable economy, ahead of Modi’s visit to Glasgow for COP26 Summit.

Here are four ways in which we can fund the shift to a more sustainable future

Efforts going into the pricing of sustainability initiatives such as net-zero targets and protecting biodiversity are not enough. We need more.

Infrastructure development comes with its casualties. Effective partnerships are key

By building trust and partnerships between national and local government, and the affected communities, we can find sustainable solutions.

CJI Ramana bared the dark underbelly of India’s police system. Officers mustn’t forget their oath

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Mathura summers & sustainability — how Pooja Goyal links both at US investment giant Carlyle

Pooja Goyal, who leads the renewable and sustainable energy team at Carlyle, says sustainable infrastructure is very critical in terms of driving social & economic development.

India struggles to meet gender equality goal second year in a row, ‘special attention’ needed

Gender equality and zero hunger remain the two goals that require ‘special attention’, Niti Aayog SDG report says. The country score on both these goals is below 50.

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.

Niti Aayog index shows agriculture booming in Punjab & Haryana, but environment paying price

Punjab & Haryana are among the states that fare poorly on the use of harmful nitrogenous fertilisers and groundwater, according to the Niti Aayog India Index 2021.

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.

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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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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