India Together: Less talk would provide more justice

07 September 2021 – The Supreme Court has in two recent instances highlighted lengthy oral arguments by lawyers as one of the significant contributors to judicial delays in the country. In a postscript in the Facebook-Delhi Assembly case, while observing that the courtroom has “become a competing arena of who gets to argue for the … Read more

To benefit the climate, Indonesia’s electric vehicle push needs greener power

To benefit the climate, Indonesia's electric vehicle push needs greener power

KUALA LUMPUR: Indonesia’s electric vehicle drive is likely to overtake its ambitious biodiesel programme within a decade, but will only achieve its aim of helping curb climate change if the country ramps up clean energy investment, environmental researchers say. The Southeast Asian nation, home to the world’s third-largest tropical forests has steadily increased the share … Read more

After huge wildfires, Greece creates climate crisis ministry

After huge wildfires, Greece creates climate crisis ministry

ATHENS: Greece‘s center-right government has created a new ministry to address the impact of climate change and named former European Union commissioner Christos Stylianides as minister. Stylianides, 63, who served as commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management between 2014 and 2019, was appointed in the wake of massive wildfires that burned more than 1,000 … Read more

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: History, significance, date, puja timings, and all you need to know

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: History, significance, date, puja timings, and all you need to know

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: This year, the month of September marks one of the most auspicious festivals for Hindus – Ganesh Chaturthi. The celebrations for the 10-day festival will begin from September 10 this year. It will be marked with much pomp and fervour in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat, Odisha, Goa, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, and Uttar Pradesh. … Read more

Climate change means Australia may have to abandon much of its farming

Climate change means Australia may have to abandon much of its farming

SYDNEY: The findings of the intergovernmental panel on climate change suggest Australia may have to jettison tracts of the bush unless there is a massive investment in climate-change adaptation and planning. The potential impacts of climate change on employment and the livability of the regions have not been adequately considered. Even if emissions are curtailed, … Read more

Gurumantra: Bring out the inner self!

Gurumantra: Bring out the inner self!

Teachers go an extra mile with their students as they hope and wish them to take their legacy forward By S Farah Rizvi PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2021 06:09 PM IST Teachers go an extra mile with their students as they hope and wish them to take their legacy forward. On the occasion of Teachers’ … Read more

India Together: The people and their plans for cities

India Together: The people and their plans for cities

04 September 2021 – In Indian cities, the use of land outside the demarcations of the Master Plan is a common feature. Settlements, markets, playgrounds are created, grow and thrive over time. These do not follow planning visions, zoning regulations or development control regulations. They develop organically as a result of people’s needs. This is … Read more

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