Tackling Climate Change

17 July 2018 3:58 PM GMT
Given harsh climatic changes and dwindling water resources, farmers in Assam have come up with alternatives to manage environmental crises.

Protect green pastures

22 April 2018 7:51 PM GMT
With swiftly diminishing grasslands, India’s biodiversity and water table management lie at the risk of disruption, argues Azera Parveen Rahman

Organ donation, still a taboo

28 Jan 2014 11:18 PM GMT
Fortunately, she found a donor, and 10 years later is leading a healthy and happy life with her now grown-up children. Not everyone is as lucky as her...

Have you ever heard of ‘volunteer tourism’?

18 Nov 2013 10:08 PM GMT
Travel has many purposes – to de-stress, re-bond or simply explore and experience something new. The quest for a fulfilling experience, however, has...

Living it up online, but lonely and depressed

11 Oct 2013 1:30 AM GMT
Shweta Mathur has 700 ‘friends’ on a popular social networking site. Yet, when she sat in a psychologist’s office after her parents’ suspected...

Still not pregnant after a year of trying? Worry!

24 Sep 2013 5:52 PM GMT
When 32-year-old Amita (name changed) and her husband went to see a gynaecologist after she suffered a miscarriage, they were shocked to know that the...

Just delivered joy!

3 Sep 2013 10:38 PM GMT
Who doesn’t want to bring up his child in a cocoon of comfort? Little Lavanya’s parents, however, decided to take this a step further and ensured...

Stress and youth

3 Aug 2013 9:37 PM GMT
For reasons that are lifestyle-related and, therefore, well within our control, occurrence of acidity among youngsters is rising steadily and should...

Your drinks are on the house, sir!

15 April 2013 10:35 PM GMT
Your bill reads zero in a restaurant in Ahmedabad and you are told the person who had come before you has paid for your meal. You get into an auto in...

No more waking up early!

7 March 2013 10:56 PM GMT
Mondeep Dutta is a full-time employee in a well-known IT company in Bangalore. It’s a weekday, and he is sitting in the comfort of his beanbag and...

For women, security must begin at home

25 Jan 2013 12:08 AM GMT
The gruesome gang-rape and death of a 23-year-old girl in Delhi last month has brought alive the issue of safety of women in public places. But how...

Silent looms send echoes of past glory

18 Jan 2013 10:58 PM GMT
In Assam’s Sualkuchi village, the rhythmic click-clock of the loom reverberates everywhere. Every house has a loom and in it the xipini, or weaver,...
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