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‘Small Hydropower Projects Turning Rivers Into Series Of Static Water Bodies’

‘Small Hydropower Projects Turning Rivers Into Series Of Static Water Bodies’

An aerial view of a small hydropower project (SHPs) in the Western Ghats, Karnataka. More than 1,000 small hydropower projects have been built nationwide–and 6,474 more sites have been identified…

‘We Need To Remove The Stigma On Sanitation To Pull More Entrepreneurs In’

‘We Need To Remove The Stigma On Sanitation To Pull More Entrepreneurs In’

  Mumbai: Tackling India’s water, sanitation and pollution challenges is not every banker’s idea of retirement. But for Naina Lal Kidwai, the former country head of HSBC India–and the first…

‘Most Men Are Pressured By Society To Pass Off Their Sexual Abuse As A Rite Of Passage’

‘Most Men Are Pressured By Society To Pass Off Their Sexual Abuse As A Rite Of Passage’

  Mumbai: In the middle of making her first short film ‘The Candy Man’, which deals with child sexual abuse, Insia Dariwala decided to change the protagonist from a young…

How Conflict-Ridden Afghanistan Improved Its Health In 10 Years

How Conflict-Ridden Afghanistan Improved Its Health In 10 Years

  New Delhi: After the fall of the Taliban in 2001 and as a country recovering from conflict, Afghanistan had some of the worst health indicators in the world. More…

‘Safe Daycare For Children & Safe Public Transport Will Increase Women’s Socio-Economic Involvement’

‘Safe Daycare For Children & Safe Public Transport Will Increase Women’s Socio-Economic Involvement’

  New Delhi: Women in urban India turn down better employment opportunities further away from home in favour of lower-paid local opportunities as the public transport system is often unreliable…

‘Even Without India’s Water Crisis, Doubling Farmers’ Income In 5 Years Impossible’

‘Even Without India’s Water Crisis, Doubling Farmers’ Income In 5 Years Impossible’

  Mumbai: India is the world’s largest consumer of groundwater, extracting twice as much as China, the world’s most populous country. India extracted 250 cubic kilometre of groundwater in 2010–1.2…

‘This Is India’s Most Desperate Generation, But It’s Also Bent On World Domination’

‘This Is India’s Most Desperate Generation, But It’s Also Bent On World Domination’

“No matter how poorly placed they find themselves now, they make-up the world’s largest ever cohort of like-minded people, and they see absolutely no reason why the world shouldn’t run…

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