Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicWorld Environment Day

Topic: World Environment Day

India to achieve 20% ethanol-blending in petrol by 2025, says PM Modi

Speaking on the occasion of World Environment Day, PM Modi said that the target has been advanced by 5 years to 2025 to cut pollution and reduce import dependence.

On World Environment Day, a look at the global green problems killing Mother Nature

The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is ‘Beat Air Pollution’, which assumes importance for India as it is facing a major air quality crisis.

On World Environment Day, how a Rajasthan village is saving the smallest cranes in the world

In Kheechan, each household keeps aside a part of its agriculture produce for the demoiselle cranes, who turn up in thousands each year.

Last Laughs: Amit Shah turns to Shiv Sena and saving Kashmir from plastic… pellets

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Jute can be India’s answer to the plastic problem

The need of the hour is to put serious efforts to revive the jute industry and make jute products feasible alternative to plastics for the common man.

Greening may not be the answer to a warming planet

On World Environment Day, let’s look at the greening trend that is fast becoming the crutch of climate change deniers worldwide.

Last Laughs: An impending environmental doom and politicians chasing wrong problems

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Everyone’s talking about NEET results, and BJP reaches out to sugarcane farmers

Turns out, you only need 131 out of 720 in the NEET exam to get an unreserved seat. The topper, Kalpana Kumari, secured 691 marks out of 720.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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