India has refused to accept the proposal made by Punjab’s Environment minister Zakia Shahnawaz’s to collaborate under the umbrella of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) on the issue of smog that has affected lives of the citizens on both sides of the border.
Afghanistan once again has blamed Pakistan for the terrorist attack in Kabul on May 31. This accusation is baseless and an attempt to tarnish Pakistan’s image as usual, covering up its own lack of planning and ineffective security system.
There’s a warlike spirit in the air. Prime-time warriors evoke a fantasy cartoon-strip machismo and call for India to “finish off” Pakistan. Well-heeled ‘nationalists’ and social media legionaries yell: nuke ’em, bomb them, flatten them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Germany, Spain, Russia and France brings into sharp focus the shared dilemma India and Europe face with America’s shifting policies, and the resultant flux on the world stage.
Tackling e-waste: UNSW's Indo-Australian scientist offers to help India
Indo-Australian scientist Veena Sahajwalla, whose pioneering invention of the world’s first micro factory to tackle e-waste has generated global attention, says the technology can be deployed in areas of Delhi like Seelampur and Mayapuri, home to hundreds of MSMEs, to help ‘kabadiwallas’, the traditional waste collect