Decades of intensive agriculture and water mismanagement have left the country in need of a radical overhaul of its water policies.
Interviews with young Dalit scientists, along with a growing body of academic work, detail the obstacles Dalits still face on their path through scientific training.
The state government has not come out clearly on the rationale for building a high-speed alternate rail in Kerala, to the tune of being one of the biggest infrastructural investments in Kerala’s history.
Four Indian astronaut-candidates have already undergone generic space flight training in Russia as part of the Gaganyaan programme.
To meet the target of 13.5 crore doses in the month, the average needs to be about 60 lakh doses. So far, it has been around 38 lakh.
The collective efforts of the locals and conservation organisations have seen the local vulture population in Chirgaon village rise to 249 this year, from 22 in 1999-2000 when nationally, the vulture population was sharply declining.
It’s not unreasonable to hope that the progress of vaccination in Kolkata and its neighbouring districts will lead to significantly lower hospitalisation and fewer deaths.
India has a system that rewards success based on officially reported numbers, incentivising many states to ‘manage’ pandemic data more than the pandemic itself.
Wanuri Kahiu’s important short film ‘Pumzi’, depicting the regeneration of a future Africa after a period of intense environmental loss, shows the power of new voices taking up these themes.
Many states have achieved what Yogi Adityanath’s policy wishes to without using coercive measures. Unfortunately, his government is not willing to listen.
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