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In Cold Himalayan Desert, Feral Dogs Are Killing More Livestock Than Snow Leopards

In Cold Himalayan Desert, Feral Dogs Are Killing More Livestock Than Snow Leopards

Opening up Upper Spiti, the cold Himalayan desert, to tourists without introducing proper garbage management has led to garbage pile-ups which encourage a higher stray dog population. The town of…

‘It Is Necessary To Involve Men In The Family Planning Programme In A Big Way’

‘It Is Necessary To Involve Men In The Family Planning Programme In A Big Way’

  Female sterilisation continues to be the most popular method of contraception among Indians, accounting for over 75% of the modern family planning methods used, according to National Health Family…

India Won’t Meet National Health Policy 2017 Targets: Former Health Secy

India Won’t Meet National Health Policy 2017 Targets: Former Health Secy

Drawing on two decades of work in public health, former union health secretary K Sujatha Rao said she favours increasing the health budget, greater use of technology and providing leadership…

‘India Has World’s Best Anti-Slavery Laws’ (And Largest Number of Slaves)

‘India Has World’s Best Anti-Slavery Laws’ (And Largest Number of Slaves)

A child labourer cries as he is rescued during a joint operation by Labour department and a non-governmental organisation in New Delhi. India has some of the world’s best anti-slavery…

‘95% Of China’s Power Plants Have Pollution Filters, In India, 10% Do’

‘95% Of China’s Power Plants Have Pollution Filters, In India, 10% Do’

  Delhi’s smog may have made national headlines in early November 2016–when air-quality levels exceeded by 40 times safe limits set by the World Health Organization (WHO)–and subsequently receded from…