Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021
I Can’t Breathe


Air pollution kills millions every year. This winter, experts warn that a collusion between coronavirus and particulate matter will exacerbate infections and related deaths. What are we doing about this clear and present danger?

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November 02, 2020

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    Warrior Moms, Crusader Kids

    The crusade against air pollution has gone digital—hashtag social media, where the fight is as fierce as...

    November 02, 2020 | Lachmi Deb Roy
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    Startup Army Is Airborne

    A range of solutions to beat toxic air, innovated by new Indian companies

    November 02, 2020 | Jyotika Sood
  • I Can’t Breathe

    ‘Our Clean Air Plan Is A Shot...’

    Chandra Bhushan, president and CEO of iFOREST, says we need a completely different framing...

    November 02, 2020 | Ananda Banerjee
  • I Can’t Breathe

    0 Breathability

    Autumn has just set in and Delhi is gasping for a gulp of fresh air already. What awaits the capital...

    November 02, 2020 | Ananda Banerjee
  • Jump Cut

    Throwing Straws Against...

    Crop residue or stubble burning is banned in Punjab and Haryana, but satellite images show a substantial...

    November 02, 2020 | Harish Manav
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    ‘India Will Be Cleaner, Cleaner...’

    Union ­environment minister Prakash Javadekar talks about ­government plans to control air pollution and...

    November 02, 2020 | Jyotika Sood
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    How To Not Waste A Crisis

    Pollution mitigation is a matter of necessity and not choice. How to sustain the air quality gains...

    November 02, 2020 | Anumita Roychowdhury
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    The Trash We Inhale

    From the landfills to our lungs: the waste we generate comes back to us through the air we breathe...

    November 02, 2020 | Bharati Chaturvedi



Message Fom Dr Harsh Vardhan

The Outlook campaign focusing on health, particularly that of women and children, will go a long way in building our community capacity in the fight against malnutrition, says Union minister Dr Harsh Vardhan

November 02, 2020 | Harsh Vardhan
  • Politics/Covid-19

    Cross-Currents In Festival...

    To open up or not? As the season of festivals comes knocking and the pandemic lurches on, parties...

    November 02, 2020 | Bhavna Vij-Aurora
  • Pandemic/Kerala Model

    In The Red Zone

    As Covid cases keep an upward trajectory in ­Kerala, a low ­fatality rate comes as a silver lining

    November 02, 2020 | Preetha Nair
  • Interview

    ‘Kashmir Is More Peaceful...’

    The India-China face-off in Ladakh has had no impact on the situation in Kashmir, says Srinagar-based Corps...

    November 02, 2020 | Naseer Ganai
  • Politics/MP

    Fortified Bypolls With Irony Pills

    BJP competes to retain rule, Scindia fights for honour; Congress sets goals 1 and 2—humiliate Gwalior’s...

    November 02, 2020 | Puneet Nicholas Yadav


  • Sans Frontiers

    Headlines from around the world last week

    November 02, 2020
  • Foreign Hand

    No diver has found human remains in the Titanic's wreck. But now a company’s...

    November 02, 2020
  • Face A Plumed Serpent

    Talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government are underway in Doha...

    November 02, 2020 | Seema Guha


Society/Inter-Faith Marriages

Being Faithful

Interfaith marriages are, at first, a jolt to all except the couples at the centre. Wisdom, acceptance and belief in a shared destiny lie at the root of their success.

November 02, 2020 | G.C. Shekhar


  • Snapshot

    Life Begins At Zindagi

    Know why Ajay Bahadur Singh is ‘god’? His Zindagi Foundation...

    November 02, 2020 | Sandeep Sahu
  • Odisha

    The Shortest Sortie?

    Did Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik make a 19-minute...

    November 02, 2020 | Sandeep Sahu
  • Snapshot

    Vokkaliga League And Two...

    Two seats in Karnataka will go to the polls on November 3. The result...

    November 02, 2020 | Ajay Sukumaran
  • Poliglot

    Mixed Shots

    Passing through: A chuckle here, a teardrop there.

    October 26, 2020



In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

November 02, 2020

Fire And Mob Fury

The states in the Northeast have their share of border disputes which flare up every so often. The latest is a series of...

November 02, 2020 | Abdul Gani

Arts & Entertainment

Review/Art And Culture

‘To Make My Characters Believable And Real Is Always A Challenge’

Actress Yami Gautam who played a West Delhi girl opposite Vikrant Massey in her latest film 'Ginny Weds Sunny', shares her experience and the lessons she has learnt from the pandemic.

November 02, 2020 | Lachmi Deb Roy


Book Review

Way To Top Tier

Reinvigorating ancient knowledge systems and harnessing them for greater productivity will make us great, argues this treatise.

November 02, 2020 | M.S. Sriram


Corona Ward Diary

Class 11 student Nishant Pradhan was hospitalised after he and his entire family tested positive for Covid. The stay was an...

November 02, 2020 | Nishant Pradhan



Published Feedback From Our Readers: Rants, Raves, Bouquets, Brickbats

September 21, 2020