Category: Environment

Environment

Everything about Kerala floods

  With hundreds killed and lakhs rendered homeless, "God's own country" Kerala is facing one of the worst floods of…

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Digitisation set to change farmers’ life

When most parts of western Odisha continue to reel under extensive crop loss triggered by massive pest attack shooting up…

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Workers of closed tea gardens struggle to make a living

Sali Ram finds it difficult to hide his poverty under his tattered clothes. Clearly undernourished, the 52-year-old worker at the…

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Why do villagers often ignore obvious yet valuable things?

In spite of increasing population pressure, a substantial number of rural households have some land around their dwellings. A majority…

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Kerala village breaks new ground in sustainable living

At a time when excessive use of fertilizers and pesticides has become the norm in agriculture across India, a small…

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Spotting the elusive Indus river dolphin

May,25 2018 In the first ever survey of the Indus river dolphin in India, a number of the rare creatures…

3 months ago

Drumstick cultivation boosts farm incomes in drought-prone Solapur

Solapur, Maharashtra, May 22 2018  Perfectly adapted to dry land farming, the nutrient-rich moringa has become the crop of choice…

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Water level drops in 91 major reservoirs: Details

  Water storage level of India's 91 major reservoirs have dropped to 20% of their storage capacity, shows government data.…

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Book review: Book review: ‘Dawn of the solar age’

  Three technologies can replace fossil fuels completely within half a century, argues distinguished Indian journalist Prem Shankar Jha in…

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Delhi most polluted; Mumbai 4th in world: WHO report

Delhi has topped the list of polluted cities, while Mumbai is at number 4 in the world, says the World…

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