Saturday, 1 April, 2023

Simrin Sirur


On Camera


File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo | Vivek Prakash | Bloomberg

Indian banks ‘unprepared’ for climate-related risks, RBI must take action, new report says

None of the 34 banks Climate Risk Horizons analysed have assessed the resilience of their portfolios in the face of climate change. Only 2 have committed to stop funding new coal power plants.


Major Kamlesh Mani with Gawhaur Mir, 16, of Chanjmulla village | By special arrangement

Army Major finds a friend in Kashmir teen who can’t speak or hear, sponsors his education  

Major Kamlesh Mani said he met Gawhaur Mir, 16, during a routine patrol in Chanjmulla, Kashmir. Mir comes from a big family of nine members, of whom four can’t hear or speak. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.