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Report sees India's coronavirus toll topping China's

In a report for Brookings Institute on the global macroeconomic impacts of coronavirus, Warwick McKibbin and Roshen Fernando present 7 scenarios on the impact of the virus outbreak.  While......

No scope for 'temporary' in New India: Modi in Paris

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the resounding mandate to the Bharatiya Janata Party in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls was for building a 'new India', and asserted that corruption, nepotism,......

The truth about Tipu Sultan

'Tipu Sultan was no doubt a valiant fighter who vigorously opposed the British but that cannot mitigate the fact that he was also by all accounts a religious bigot -- a figure incompatible with......

IRON FIST: IAF showcases mighty firepower at Pokhran

IMAGE: An Indian Air Force chopper demonstrates its combat and firepower during 'Exercise Iron Fist' in the desert of Pokhran. Photograph: Shirish Shete/PTI The Indian Air Force's on Friday......

How two ministers made tribals lose control over forests

Nitin Gadkari and Prakash Javdekar lobbied Jual Oram to change process, that may now open a Pandora's box. Nitin Sethi/Business Standard reports. Taking a sharp U-turn from its previous stand, the......

Tribal eviction: 'SC order a setback for conservation in India'

Calling the Supreme Court order ‘unjust’ to the tribals as well as against the interest of wildlife conservation in India scientists have demanded cancellation of SC order. More than......

Changes in tribal rights and green rules 'save' 130 mines

The changes were made to several regulations in a coordinated manner by the environment ministry, the tribal affairs ministry and the mines ministry over a year, says Nitin Sethi. The government......

Draft promises changes in forest and wildlife laws but nothing official about it, yet

The proposed changes, as per the draft, could continue some of the existing conflict between wildlife protection regulations with the implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006, which gives rights......

Congress flips again, will oppose forest Bill in RS

CAF Bill's fate to be decided on Monday The Congress has yet again decided to oppose the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s Compensatory Afforestation  (CAF) Bill, 2015,......

Bengaluru Open 2: Saketh-Ramkumar in last 8

IMAGE: Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan in action against Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan in the Round of 16 at the Bengaluru Open 2 ATP Challenger, on Wednesday. Photograph: Bengaluru Tennis......

Odd Balls from the Euros

There was as much action off the field as on it during the month-long Euro 2020 championships.   Italians strip down to their underwear IMAGE: Andrea Belotti throws his shorts towards the......

Chhetri, Messi part of FIFA's campaign against COVID-19

The 'Pass the message to kick out coronavirus' campaign calls for people around the world to follow five key steps to protect their health in line with WHO’s guidelines. India captain Sunil......

FIDE Women's GP: Harika stuns world champion, rises to joint lead

IMAGE: Dronavalli Harika outlasted world champion Ju Wenjun in 54 moves with white pieces. Photograph: Dronavalli Harika/Twitter Indian Grandmaster Dronavalli Harika stunned world champion Ju......

Tata Open: Bopanna-Kadhe lose in opening round

IMAGE: Mahesh Bhupathi, right, with Arjun Kadhe during their doubles match at the Tata Open Maharashta, in Pune, on Wednesday. Defending champion Rohan Bopanna went down fighting in the thrilling......
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