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‘You Can Deal With Mumbai Floods By Planning Or Shrug Your Shoulders And Say, Mumbai’s Spirit’

‘You Can Deal With Mumbai Floods By Planning Or Shrug Your Shoulders And Say, Mumbai’s Spirit’

  Hurricane Irma has just devastated many nations. Closer home, nearly 17 million people in Bihar alone have been affected by floods. Storms and hurricanes will get bigger and occur…

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…

“The Presence Of A Toilet Alone Does Not Guarantee It Will Be Used”

“The Presence Of A Toilet Alone Does Not Guarantee It Will Be Used”

  Only a third of households surveyed by non-profit WaterAid India in 2016 across nine states and 34 districts had access to toilets, and 64% had at least a family…

‘Gender Discrimination A Key Underlying Cause Of Malnutrition In India’

‘Gender Discrimination A Key Underlying Cause Of Malnutrition In India’

  The condition of girls and women-–their nutrition, health and social status–is one of the indirect cause of under-nutrition in India, said Purnima Menon, 46, a senior research fellow at…

We Handled Dera Case Better Than Haryana Because We Were Prepared: CM Amarinder Singh

We Handled Dera Case Better Than Haryana Because We Were Prepared: CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh   The most recent test for Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, 75, was the violence threatened by disciples of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, after the…

‘A Uniform Civil Code Can Only Come Through Consultation’

‘A Uniform Civil Code Can Only Come Through Consultation’

Muslim women celebrate the Supreme Court’s verdict against instant talaq, in Lucknow on August 22, 2017. In a manner, 31 years after former Congress minister and Muslim-law reformer Arif Mohammed…

As India Warms, Farm-Suicide ‘Epidemic’ Will Worsen: US Scientist Advises ‘Urgent’ Action

As India Warms, Farm-Suicide ‘Epidemic’ Will Worsen: US Scientist Advises ‘Urgent’ Action

  Every one-degree-celsius rise in temperature beyond 20°C (degrees Celsius) during the growing season on India’s farms causes 67 suicides, with 59,300 suicides since 1980 attributable to climate change, according…

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