Swachh Bharat: The Waste Land

Swachh Bharat: The Waste Land

India’s municipal solid waste (MSW) problems are solvable. They can be achieved by spending less than half the money currently allocated to municipal budgets...
Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan (far left) releasing the draft India Cooling Action Plan/Photo: ozonecell.in

Energy Efficiency: How Cool is This?

Above: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan (far left) releasing the draft India Cooling Action Plan/Photo: ozonecell.in As cooling demands are set to rise, India becomes the...
Gir Lions: Dying for Pride

Gir Lions: Dying for Pride

Above: Though lions are one of the mainstays of tourism in Gujarat, yet the state government has failed to take action for their welfare/Photo:...
Child Safety: Eye for Students

Child Safety: Eye for Students

Above: A Delhi High Court bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V Kameswar Rao  said that there is no privacy issue in...
Demolition of Kant Enclave: The Hills Are Alive

Demolition of Kant Enclave: The Hills Are Alive

Above: Located close to Delhi, Kant Enclave is a prime property In a significant judgment, the apex court has ordered that Kant Enclave in the...
Corbett National Park: A Wild Ride

Corbett National Park: A Wild Ride

Above: The Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve was established to protect the endangered Bengal tiger Moves to construct a road through Corbett National Park were abandoned...
Plagiarism: Caught Copying

Plagiarism: Caught Copying

~By Meha Mathur In the otherwise vitiated atmosphere in higher education, there is almost uniform response to the new regulations on plagiarism approved by the...
Taj Mahal Monumental Decay!

Taj Mahal: Monumental Decay!

Above: UP government’s vision document mentions the need to close polluting industries around Taj After repeated censures by the Supreme Court and the NGT, the...
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Toxic Flows the Ganga

Above: Devotees performing achamana in the river/Photo: UNI The NGT has pointed out that if cigarette packs can carry health warnings, people can also be...
Jadavpur University restores admission tests

Jadavpur University restores admission tests

~By Sucheta Dasgupta It is both a vindication and a setback. After a couple of flip-flops, a hunger strike and much heartburn, West Bengal’s premier...

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