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Is this a sign for things to come?

1 Nov 2016 11:25 PM GMT
One of the world’s major biodiversity hotspots, the Western Ghats of India is becoming increasingly dry. Many studies in the past five-six years have...

Status Quo: Managing the deluge

9 Sep 2016 9:35 PM GMT
Even 40 years after India’s only commission on floods was constituted, the situation has not improved. There is no national-level flood control...

Deluge despite deficit

3 Sep 2016 10:11 PM GMT
Floods are regular in India. But there is something peculiar about them this year. They not only came early but have stayed longer. And worryingly,...

Roadblocks for bio-toilets in India

25 July 2016 8:53 PM GMT
Ever since India’s first bio-toilet was installed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at its Defence Institute of High...

A new awakening

22 April 2016 9:03 PM GMT
Though the sun marks the difference between a habitable world and a barren wasteland, we are only beginning to understand the various dynamics of our...

New rules for cleaner management

2 April 2016 9:08 PM GMT
The Ministry of Environment and Forests’ new Biomedical Waste Management Rules 2016 “will change the way the country used to manage biomedical waste”...

Taking the scientific world by storm

29 March 2016 11:26 PM GMT
The UK government recently gave permission to Kathy Niakan, a researcher at the Francis Crick Institute, London, to use a controversial gene editing...

The power of sewage

1 March 2016 8:29 PM GMT
Maharashtra is planning to use treated sewage water for cooling steam in its coal-based thermal power stations. The idea will be implemented for the...

The Himalayas: Mitigation and adaptation

30 Dec 2015 9:32 PM GMT
Till the 1960s, the Himalayas would witness rain for seven days in a row every July. The Saat Jaad season was a highly revered geographical...
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