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How A Healthy Gut Can Be A Bulwark Against India’s Lifestyle-Disease Epidemic

How A Healthy Gut Can Be A Bulwark Against India’s Lifestyle-Disease Epidemic

  Mount Abu (Rajasthan): Processed food, an overly sanitised environment and an urban lifestyle can reduce beneficial bacteria in your gut, which primes the body against India’s epidemic of lifestyle…

Indian Women, Inordinately Burdened By HouseWork, Pay The Motherhood Penalty

Indian Women, Inordinately Burdened By HouseWork, Pay The Motherhood Penalty

  Delhi/Gurgaon: Underneath two gigantic chandeliers in the conference room of a posh Gurgaon hotel, 250 elegantly dressed women are ferociously beating drums. Faster, slower, louder, stop. It’s easier than…

Toxic Air To Blame For Lung Cancer; No Longer Just A Smoker’s Disease

Toxic Air To Blame For Lung Cancer; No Longer Just A Smoker’s Disease

  Mumbai: Smokers and non-smokers now represent an equal number of lung-cancer patients, according to a study carried out by the Lung Care Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation focused on improving…

8 People Died Every Day On Mumbai’s Suburban Railway In 2017–And That’s The Good News

8 People Died Every Day On Mumbai’s Suburban Railway In 2017–And That’s The Good News

  Mumbai: Eight people died every day on Mumbai’s railway tracks in 2017, down 20% from 10 deaths every day in 2013, data from Government Railway Police (GRP), Mumbai, show.…

How Karnataka–India’s Renewables Leader–Could Be Self Reliant In Electricity Without New Coal Plants

How Karnataka–India’s Renewables Leader–Could Be Self Reliant In Electricity Without New Coal Plants

Bengaluru: Solar power plant at HAL airport   New Delhi: By adding 11 gigawatt (GW) renewables capacity in the coming decade, or as much as 11 coal-fired power plants of…

BJP States Most Resistant To Eggs In Mid-Day Meals, Cite Vegetarian Sentiments

BJP States Most Resistant To Eggs In Mid-Day Meals, Cite Vegetarian Sentiments

  New Delhi: Swati Narayan, a research scholar and an activist with the Right To Food campaign, recently mapped the inclusion of eggs in mid-day meals in schools and anganwadis…

Niti Aayog CEO Says Unequal Growth Holding India Back. Here’s What He Means

Niti Aayog CEO Says Unequal Growth Holding India Back. Here’s What He Means

  Mumbai: Infant mortality rates in Goa and Kerala are similar to the European and Central Asia average, while Madhya Pradesh and Odisha mirror rates found in Afghanistan and Haiti,…