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India To Take Up Leadership Role At WHO

A change of guard is taking place at the WHO Executive Board. India is the next Chairman of the body. India has an opportunity to show its credentials as a global power by taking charge of the WHO response. Will India take up the opportunity offered? Cover Pic: Business Standard

Science and Technology

India’s Overhaul of the Transportation Sector is Moving at a Snail’s Pace

India has some of the most polluted cities on the planet. An overhaul of the transportation sector can reduce the presence of toxic substances in the air. The government is work on it. But is it working at a pace fast enough to combat the evils of pollution and climate change?

National, Politik-ing!

Why is The Citizenship (Amendment) Act Stoking Fire?

In the wake of the Citizenship Amendment Act, protests broke out. Police action at Jamia saw it spread across the country. The police say the students are innocent. If so, who instigated the violence? Who is behind the incidents of vandalism and arson? Pic Credit: Fusion-WeRIndia

Sports

India to Host First Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens

Source: India to Host First Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens The Indian Cricket Team and the BCCI traditionally have taken time to accept the changing trends in World cricket. Be it the advent of the T-20 format of the game or the DRS, India shied away from them. Even with the latest Day-Night Tests, India… Continue reading India to Host First Day-Night Test at Eden Gardens

News Around The World, People and Society

How Dare You?

Greta Thunberg, climate activist, in the last week gave an emotional speech 'How Dare You' pressurising world leaders and governments to do more against climate change. She has inspired students around the world to get their voice about their futures heard. But her message to PM Modi I felt was without knowledge of developments in India. This is my view on India's position and turning the question back on her. (Please do check out the tweet).

Sports

World Cup 2019: A Damp Start and a Few Upsets

Source: World Cup 2019: A Damp Start and a Few Upsets 10 brilliant teams, 48 matches, 11 iconic grounds! With the heavyweights of international pitted against each other in the initial matches, cricket lovers across the world for salivating for an intense start to the ICC World Cup 2019. Alas, the beginning to the tournament… Continue reading World Cup 2019: A Damp Start and a Few Upsets