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Solar power: Striking a delicate balance

Nov 01, 2018 12:31 PM Solar power sector is breathing slow after several years of extremely fast growth, writes Shravan Sampath.

Loneliness and depression: Twin challenges for elders

Aug 21, 2018 09:15 AM Approximately, 21.9 % elderly population in India suffers from depression.

India and solid waste management: Possibilities ahead

Aug 20, 2018 12:30 PM This inefficiency in solid waste management is damaging our sustainability levels, waste workers’ health and public health.

Sikkim's natural and organic farming success

Aug 02, 2018 09:45 AM Sikkim has the potential of helping North East to become fully Organic in next five years.

To keep docs at bay, go for Yoga everyday

Jul 04, 2018 11:02 AM Yoga helps in maintaining mind and body flexibility which in turn keeps body healthy.

New initiative to curb contaminated water crisis in odisha

Jun 27, 2018 12:10 PM The new 3 months programme ‘Jalseva’ introduced by the Rise Against Hunger India and Ahinsa Club will be helpful in resolving the extreme water contamination problem in Odisha.

Is India jumping the gun on e-cigarettes?

Jun 26, 2018 12:03 PM Studies show that e-cigarettes are less harmful as compared to normal cigarettes and it could be useful in quitting smoking.

Bangalore the hub of girl child labour force in Karnataka

Jun 12, 2018 08:25 AM Karnataka has nearly half a million working children between the ages of 5-14 years.
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Rising heat wave risk looms for Pakistan

Jun 09, 2018 03:14 PM According to a published this month in the journal 'Atmospheric Research', Pakistan will be hit by heat waves with increasing frequency, duration, intensity. Heat wave forecasts suggest this year’s soaring temperatures are a sign of risks to come. The study prophesies that the incidence of heat waves could rise by 75 per cent in 2030 and 277 per cent by 2090.
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Refugees returning to a bleak welcome in Afghanistan

Jun 09, 2018 03:11 PM Returnees have critical assistance and protection needs and need support to access housing, health services, decent work and often with day to day items to re-build their lives.
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Plastic woes keep corporates on toes

Jun 08, 2018 01:22 PM Innovative initiatives are being used by corporates for creating environment friendly image in public.

Multiple initiatives dot Ganga rejuvenation plan

Jun 08, 2018 12:10 PM The Indian government has introduced several steps to protect Ganges but coordination among them is vital for delivering results.

India’s poorest homes still await electricity

Jun 04, 2018 06:39 AM The government says electricity has reached every village in India; but in most villages, the poorest homes are still not connected to the grid, a problem compounded in the Himalayas.

A portrait of a Karachi slum during a heatwave

Jun 02, 2018 03:35 PM As Pakistani NGOs and the government dispute how many have died in Karachi’s latest heatwave, the people who live in the city’s slums – those most vulnerable – are still ignored

Making small choices for a plastic-free life

Apr 22, 2018 11:42 AM Students at a Noida based management institution have successfully weaned off from consuming products that come in plastic packaging.

Drawing attention to the plight of Kashmiri weavers

Mar 09, 2018 10:05 AM Designer duo Ashima-Leena showcased a collection in New Delhi to pay homage to the craftsmen of Kashmir valley who live in the circumstantial chaos and turmoil conditions.

Women bikers explore ‘sisterhood’ on Delhi roads

Mar 07, 2018 06:05 AM The riders found the ride engaging and said such rides are important to build a strong community of women riders.

Stop It: A movie that wants women to speak up

Mar 01, 2018 08:20 AM This movie endeavours to raise awareness on crimes against women by encouraging girls and women to come out of their cocoons of silence.

Creating awareness for women’s safety through workshops

Feb 22, 2018 10:20 AM CrossBow Miles strives to empower India for women’s safety by enabling women to become change makers for themselves.

Budget 2018: Hits for some, misses for others

Feb 15, 2018 02:05 PM While Budget 2018-2019 emphasises on generating productive and gainful employment for farmers and landless families, more needs to be done to enable the intended beneficiaries reap benefits.

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