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As India Prepares For Bullet Train, 9 Derailments In 27 Days Reveal Safety Crisis

As India Prepares For Bullet Train, 9 Derailments In 27 Days Reveal Safety Crisis

  On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe laid the foundation stone for a Rs-1,10,000-crore ($17 billion) bullet train, the Jammu Tawi-New Delhi Rajdhani…

Why Arsenic Found In Pakistan’s Groundwater Should Worry India

Why Arsenic Found In Pakistan’s Groundwater Should Worry India

  LEFT: The testing of wells in Pakistan revealed which are contaminated with arsenic. This map shows the level of arsenic in groundwater across the valley of the Indus and its tributaries…

How A New Heating Stove Could Reduce Chopping Of Trees, Melting Of Glaciers

How A New Heating Stove Could Reduce Chopping Of Trees, Melting Of Glaciers

  Chandigarh: Collecting and storing firewood for the cruel winter months is a year-long pursuit across the Himalayan region, where homes have traditionally used primitive stoves and fireplaces for cooking…

Indians Could Live 4 Years Longer If India Cleaned Its Air To WHO Standards

Indians Could Live 4 Years Longer If India Cleaned Its Air To WHO Standards

  If India reduced its air pollution to comply with the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) air quality standards, its people could live about four years longer on average, the Air…

More CO2 In The Atmosphere Produces Food Crops Shorn Of Essential Nutrients

More CO2 In The Atmosphere Produces Food Crops Shorn Of Essential Nutrients

  Successive generations of Indians have quibbled about the sliding quality of dana-pani (food-drink) and hawa-pani (air-water). Now, US-based scientists have proven that more carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere…

India Will Exceed Its Renewable Energy Targets: Climate-Change Expert

India Will Exceed Its Renewable Energy Targets: Climate-Change Expert

  On August 29, 2017, Mumbai was lashed by the highest rainfall it has recorded in a 12-hour period since 2005. The 2017 storm killed at least 20 people and…

Why India’s Most Educated Women Are Leaving Jobs Faster Than Others

Why India’s Most Educated Women Are Leaving Jobs Faster Than Others

  New Delhi/Gurugram: It was while working for a shopping website that Parul A Mittal, 43, discovered her calling as a writer. It was 2008. She had been working for…