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India gets new weather prediction model for better forecasts

The very high resolution global deterministic weather prediction model, as per earth sciences ministry, shows significant improvement in daily forecasts

Influenza: The search for a universal vaccine

Flu virus mutates so quickly that one year's vaccine won't work on the next year's common strains. But a new way to create vaccines, called 'rational design,' might pave the way for more lasting solutions

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Director General of Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the Editor of Down To Earth magazine. She is an environmentalist who pushes for changes in policies, practices and mindsets

The undisclosed air pollutants

How furnace oil and pet coke are choking us as policy fails to stay ahead of …

2016: a year of growing dissent

This year, more than ever before, has been tumultuous, both in terms of economic …

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Is government manipulating agriculture data?

Government’s policy decisions and ground reports are in conflict with official data on sowing, production and agriculture insurance

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  • Scattered dots
  • Scattered dots

    Sarnath Banerjee takes on too many nuances of a water crisis that are difficult to integrate in his graphic novel

  • The book is a fictitious account of dystopian Delhi in the throes of a seemingly never-ending water war "

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'Fight to save Aizawl's river in legends'

Rochamliana,Rochamliana, general secretary of the Zoram Research Foundation which works on river restoration, talks on the urgent need to protect the Chite river from urbanisation and pollution

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