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Mint Primer

Mint Primer

Mint - HT Smartcast



This podcast version of the popular Mint Primer breaks down the Big News into quick easy consumable Questions & Answers. Each morning, host Prasid Banerjee and Alisha Sachdeva feature the finest explanations into the major and complex stories to provide a full and clear picture of the topic of the day.This is a Mint production, brought to you by HT Smartcast

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04:58
Why perennial rice developed in China is a big deal
EPISODE 106
29 Nov 2022

Farmers in China are now growing a perennial variety of rice which does not need to be planted every year. The invention could transform rice farming by making it climate-friendly, ... Read more

29 Nov5 MINS
04:56
Why Jet Airways 2.0 has yet to take off
EPISODE 105
25 Nov 2022

Seventeen months since the National Company Law Tribunal approved the resolution plan for Jet Airways, the airline is yet to return to service. What’s preventing the airline, which ... Read more

25 Nov5 MINS
05:03
What India gains from FTA with Australia
EPISODE 104
24 Nov 2022

After 10 years of negotiations, India and Australia have finally agreed an interim free trade deal. The India-Australia Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) is expected ... Read more

24 Nov5 MINS
05:10
How does the new draft data protection bill affect you?
EPISODE 103
23 Nov 2022

The government released the draft Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022, for public consultation last week. The Bill, which seeks to govern and safeguard the use of personal ... Read more

23 Nov5 MINS
04:48
How America's friendshoring move can play out for India
EPISODE 102
22 Nov 2022

The US is ‘friendshoring’, and a key beneficiary could be India. US treasury secretary Janet Yellen recently said that as the US tries to reduce risks to the supply chain, it is ke ... Read more

22 Nov5 MINS
05:09
First-ever carbon-neutral World Cup? Here's a fact check
EPISODE 101
21 Nov 2022

The 2022 FIFA World Cup, which began in Qatar on Sunday, has drawn the attention of human rights and environmental groups globally. A claim by the host country is that the event is ... Read more

21 Nov5 MINS
05:20
The importance of India’s first pvt space flight
EPISODE 100
18 Nov 2022

India’s first private space mission christened Prarambh—by Skyroot Aerospace based in Hyderabad—is set for a 11:30 am launch today from Indian Space Research Organization’s (Isro’s ... Read more

18 Nov5 MINS
04:57
The diesel car is dying. Here’s why
EPISODE 99
17 Nov 2022

From being one of the largest markets for diesel vehicles barely a decade ago, India’s share of diesel cars has slid to less than 20% and may shrink further when stricter emission ... Read more

17 Nov5 MINS
04:57
The diesel car is dying. Here’s why
EPISODE 98
17 Nov 2022

From being one of the largest markets for diesel vehicles barely a decade ago, India’s share of diesel cars has slid to less than 20% and may shrink further when stricter emission ... Read more

17 Nov5 MINS
04:40
5 questions over India's emission plan at COP27
EPISODE 97
16 Nov 2022

India has submitted its long-term low-emission development strategy at COP 27, laying down the roadmap to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2070. Rituraj Baruah explains.This ... Read more

16 Nov5 MINS
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