Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicSustainable development goals

Topic: sustainable development goals

Global hunger can worsen by 2030. Growing food in Asia and Africa can solve it

In 2030, only 29% of the global harvests of 10 major crops may be directly consumed as food in the countries where they were produced.

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.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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