Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicYamuna river pollution

Topic: Yamuna river pollution

Yamuna oxygen levels below detection limit in 5 states, UP has most polluting drains — govt

In affidavit submitted to Supreme Court, pollution control board and environment ministry say 100 of 150 drains are emptying untreated sewage into Yamuna, Haryana & Delhi need an action plan.

NGT-constituted panel pulls up Delhi Jal Board for inefficiency in reducing Yamuna pollution

Committee says though Covid lockdown certainly hit Yamuna Action Plan projects, delays have been ‘routine’ since before that.

NGT slaps Rs 50 crore fine on Delhi govt for not acting on illegal steel units in Wazirpur

‘Pickling’ units, which purify steel, are not allowed in residential areas under the Delhi Master Plan, 2021. But Delhi govt didn’t act on NGT orders.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
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

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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