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R K Pachauri

RK Pachauri — climate crisis crusader, ‘visionary and motivator’ with a complicated legacy

RK Pachauri, who led Nobel-winning UN climate panel, kept a low profile in the last few years of his life after a woman accused the TERI chief of sexual harassment.
biofuel event

India’s biofuel policy doesn’t address emission of toxic nanoparticles, says new study

Study by TERI & Finnish researchers say process of producing biofuels may increase nanoparticles in the air, which can be more harmful than PM2.5 & PM10.

On Camera

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Scuba divers are turning plastic waste in the oceans into Covid face masks

Diving organisation PADI has teamed up with a watersports clothing company to recycle bottles recovered from the ocean to make a range of face coverings.

Refining industry enters ‘age of consolidation’ with ‘catastrophic’ margins

A refinery thrives on the price difference between crude oil and fuels like gasoline, earning a profit that’s known in the industry as a cracking margin.

Defence

File image of Indian soldiers in Ladakh | By special arrangement

No de-escalation in Ladakh yet, but some forward movement could be expected this week

India and China have agreed on an initial de-escalation plan and a 72-hour observation window to make sure steps agreed upon have been taken on the ground.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

It’s time for China, Pakistan, even India to rethink the fantasy Modi called expansionism

India, China and Pakistan all want territory from another. But it’s a pursuit doomed to fail as they can’t get it without annihilating the other.