Must Read News Articles – April 1st, 2019

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The arrogance of the ignorant

It is tragic that ‘New India’ chooses to attack Adivasis and forest-dwellers instead of those destroying its ecology

Kartarpur focus

Security concerns are high-priority, but blocking work on the corridor is not right

Taking a chance with Imran

Imran Khan is India’s best bet in years to ensure a durable peace with Pakistan, including on the Kashmir issue

Arab leaders condemn U.S. move on Golan

Arab leaders, long divided by regional rivalries, condemned on Sunday a U.S. decision to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights and said West Asia’s stability depended on creating an Palestinian state.

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SC suspends eco clearance for international airport in Goa

The health of the environment is key to preserving the right to life, the Supreme Court has observed in a recent judgment and suspended the environmental clearance granted for an international airport at Mopa in Goa.

Spider research yet to pick up pace in India, say experts

The recent discovery of a new species of jumping spiders in Aarey Colony has had arachnologists — specialists in spiders and related animals — and wildlife experts call for a greater focus on studying spiders in India.

Seeking the next frontier

India’s ASAT test has not violated any norm, but it is a reminder of the need for a global regulatory regime

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