Thursday, 20 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.

On Camera

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Neeraj Chopra won Gold at Tokyo Olympics in 2021 | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Armed forces’ ‘sports for wellness’ rule cost India. Time to bring back ‘gladiator sportsmen’

Until 1970s, Indian armed forces allowed units to spare military training for some men to help them focus only on sports. Then came the outcry to ban sports competitions.
Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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