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Water wars: Disputes over sharing natural resources

The water-sharing dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu is one of several tussles between different states. A deeper dive into what's at stake for neighbours

A water-sharing dispute concerning the river Pennaiyar was settled a decade after a tribunal settled a long legal battle over the Cauvery River between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka (HT Archive)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 01:05 PM IST

English schoolchildren are still missing months of classes

The pandemic is over. Persistent absence is the new epidemic

Though covid is no longer closing schools or requiring pupils to self-isolate, many children are still missing from their desks(Pixabay)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 12:14 AM IST
The Economist

Why Vladimir Putin is not a pariah in China

On the frozen China-Russia border, locals talk about the past and future

Russian President Vladimir Putin(AP)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 12:14 AM IST
The Economist

Jair Bolsonaro is barred from office for eight years

What the followers of Brazil’s far-right former president do next will be crucial for the country

Brazil's former president Jair Bolsonaro speaks with media.(Reuters)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:39 AM IST
The Economist

Lakshya is back on the mark

Injuries and a coaching change derailed him but he is now back to winning ways

Lakshya Sen hits a return against Kidambi Srikanth during their men's singles match at the Indonesia Open badminton tournament in Jakarta.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 07:57 AM IST
By, New Delhi

A non-uniform approach to the uniform civil code

Among the northeastern states, including those ruled by the allies of the BJP-led NDA, not everyone is in favour of the UCC. A look at the differences

Article 371 provides “special provisions” for 11 states including six northeastern states.(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 09:34 PM IST
ByAlice Yhoshü, Biswa Kalyan Purkayastha, David Laitphlang, Ezrelia Delidia Fanai, Priyanka Deb Barman

The economic impact of the Indian diaspora

The diaspora's role in the development of poor countries, particularly in China and India, has reshaped views on diaspora economics.

Today, politicians of different hues — from Narendra Modi to Rahul Gandhi — strive hard to reach out to the Indian diaspora during their trips abroad.(PTI)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 09:20 PM IST

Cities deserve better planning

A marooned Delhi should draw attention to outdated draining plans and hapless planning

Kanwariya (Lord Shiva devotee) carring holy water from the Ganga walks with a kid amid heavy monsoon rains in the holy month of Sharvan, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 09:20 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Khalistani threats need a stern hand

Tensions escalated in Toronto as pro-Khalistan and pro-India rallies clashed. Canada must take stronger action to prevent social harmony from being disrupted.

Sikhs for the independence of Khalistan protest in front of the Indian Consulate in Toronto, Canada, on Saturday.(AFP)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 09:18 PM IST
ByHT Editorial

Technology is the economic security tool driving US-India ties

After PM Modi's US state visit, it is apparent that the partnership between the US-India will rely on tech and innovation to achieve greater economic security

By all counts, PM Modi achieved a significant milestone and established critical momentum in furtherance of his ambitions during his recent three-day, official state visit to the White House(Arindam Bagchi Twitter)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 07:40 PM IST

In search of India's perfect suit

Embarking on a new Test cycle, the onus is on India to hone an attractive brand of cricket.

Rahul Dravid (Left) chats with Yashasvi Jaiswal. (BCCI)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 08:08 AM IST
By, Kolkata

Interview: Claire Kohda, author, Woman, Eating

On being mixed race, the connection between vampires and colonialism, and her protagonist’s imagined sisterhood with Amrita Sher-Gil

Claire Kohda, author, Woman, Eating. (M Gafarova)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 06:50 PM IST
BySaudamini Jain

The Art and Science of Fitness | Lessons in endurance from disabled athletes

The story of visually impaired athletes like Divyanshu Ganatra, is a lesson in challenging norms and pushing boundaries. We all have much to learn from them

So, how does a visually impaired person fly? (Representative Image- Credit: Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 06:40 PM IST

Meet Mumbai's residents who live on its edge

The rapid development of Mumbai's coastline has spotlighted the city's marine life. Marine Life of Mumbai has documented over 500 species. Here are some of them

Mumbai's coast is not a land parcel or a tourist destination. It is an ecosystem(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 06:00 PM IST
ByPrayag Arora-Desai

Mind Matters | Five essential steps to master difficult conversations

Mastering difficult conversations is a skill that develops over time with practice and patience. Key is clarity, empathy and listening

 In this comprehensive guide, we will outline five essential steps to help you prepare for and navigate difficult conversations with confidence and grace.(Pixabay)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 05:06 PM IST

Heat waves are here to stay, it's time we prepare for them

Climate disasters need mitigation efforts, relief measures and most importantly, meticulous data collection. We're still not alert for deaths caused due to heat

Heat wave-related deaths are a cause for concern, as it is difficult to put a number to the deaths due to heat stress because most are not even documented.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 03:35 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

A dog's death is a wake-up call for us

The recent death of a Labrador Retriever due to suffocation in locked car highlights the blindspots in our awareness about animal welfare

 It's not for nothing that dogs are man’s best friend. They have a relationship with humans that stretches back thousands of years.(Pixabay)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 03:41 PM IST

Problematics | How to bring equality to two unequal piles

Another party trick with playing cards, and a set of movie anagrams. Which one do you find easier?

Welcome to Problematics!(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 01:14 PM IST

Will anyone ever again be as famous as Marilyn and Elvis?

After “Elvis” comes “Blonde”. This leap to immortality may no longer be possible

An original photograph of Elvis Presley autographed and inscribed to songwriter and compose Irving Berlin on auction at Gotta Have It! store in New York City. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/AFP)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 12:29 AM IST
The Economist

Why Winnie-the-Pooh makes Xi Jinping uncomfortable

China’s censors have declared the cuddly bear ursus-non-gratus

The Xi Jinping regime views Winnie The Pooh as a symbol of dissent in China.
Published on Jul 10, 2023 12:22 AM IST
The Economist

Twenty-five years on, “Titanic” feels like a prophecy

We are all Rose and Jack now

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in a still from Titanic.
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 12:24 AM IST
The Economist

Lighthouse lights are losing their sweep

Efficiency is gained. Poetry is lost

Hundreds of people walk near the lighthouse in Peggy's Cove, N.S., Tuesday, July 4, 2023. (Darren Calabrese /The Canadian Press via AP)(AP)
Published on Jul 10, 2023 12:08 AM IST
The Economist

Israel launches its biggest raid on the West Bank in over 20 years

The incursion into Jenin will not stop the violence

A masked man walks near a fire during clashes with the Israeli army in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin during an ongoing military operation on July 4. Israel unleashed a major raid on July 3 on Jenin refugee camp, a Palestinian militant stronghold in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, killing at least 10 Palestinians in clashes with gunmen, Reuters reported. (Ronaldo Schemidt / AFP)
Published on Jul 09, 2023 11:59 PM IST
The Economist

Number theory: Past week’s rain covered deficit but in areas that didn’t need it

A look at how heavy rains in the past week means India's rain deficit has dropped, but in regions that already had a surplus.

The recent downpour has helped fill the overall rainfall deficit, data shows
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 02:25 AM IST

Chronicling the living heritage of India's cities

A growing community of architecture and history buffs documenting on Instagram the built heritage of their cities across India

Abu Sufiyan, who runs the Instagram page Purani Dilli Waley, which is dedicated to Delhi’s people, culture, and heritage, at a haveli in Chandni Chowk in New Delhi on Friday. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 05:37 PM IST

Delhi's 1976 drainage master plan leaves national capital inundated again

A new drainage master plan will take over a year to materialise and its implementation was unlikely before the monsoon of 2025

Delhi has already received over 20% of its entire season’s rain in just 24 hours which has stressed the need for an overhaul of the drainage system and equip it to handle such “unprecedented” rainfall. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 03:20 AM IST

From jet engines to RPAS: How US is sharpening India’s edge in defence

India is set to sign 2 major defense deals with the US, worth over $4 billion, for jet engines and weaponized remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS).

31 MQ-9B General Atomics RPAS.(File)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 01:55 AM IST
ByRahul Singh, New Delhi

Wimbledon: Matteo Berrettini just happy to be back at his favourite playground

The Italian, Wimbledon runner-up in 2021, is on a comeback after a series of injury setbacks. He will face world No.1 Carlos Alcaraz in the fourth round

Italy's Matteo Berrettini (R) hugs Germany's Alexander Zverev after winning their men's singles tennis match on the sixth day of the 2023 Wimbledon Championships(AFP)
Updated on Jul 10, 2023 07:47 AM IST
ByRutvick Mehta, Mumbai

Mapping pollution in river Yamuna: Untreated effluent a challenge for authority

Millions of litres of untreated and treated water being pumped into the Yamuna river has emerged as a key source of contamination.

As the river flows through five districts of Haryana— Karnal, Panipat, Sonepat, Faridabad and Palwal (besides Yamunanagar) -- the biological oxygen demand levels increase in an alarming manner.(Courtesy: The Author)
Updated on Jul 09, 2023 10:30 PM IST

NATO can help Delhi anchor Indo-Pacific

India is wary about any engagement with NATO. However, the growing strategic competition in the Indo-Pacific opens the door for deeper dialogue with India.

The NATO and Lithuanian flags fly in Vilnius, Lithuania on July 9, 2023, a few days ahead of a July 11-12 NATO Summit. (Photo by PETRAS MALUKAS / AFP)(AFP)
Published on Jul 09, 2023 10:04 PM IST
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