Parliamentary panel raps Medical Council of India for failure in performance

Panel's report highlights corruption in the MCI, lack of transparency in appointments, failure to provide a robust system of medical education and professionals among other issues

Study says large animals important for carbon storage in tropical forests

Global decline in the population of several wild animal species is among the most widespread drivers of Earth’s biodiversity crisis

Venezuela imposes 2-day working week for government employees

The reduced workweek will extend throughout May

Dying coral reefs, impacts of El Niño and other news from this week

While coral bleaching is destroying the Great Barrier Reef, Malaysia and Indonesia are struggling to control forest fires originating from existing palm oil plantations

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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

How to reinvent the sanitation wheel

The city “shit-flow” diagram shows that the situation is grim as all …

Why we cannot ignore the poor

One thing is clear—the solutions must work for the poor, for them to work …

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Eye on irrigated pie

Farmers' organisations raise an alarm over Odisha government's recent guidelines that allow industries to acquire irrigated land

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  • Cultural calling
  • Cultural calling

    Henrich attempts a thrilling adventure in the fierce interplay between genes and culture in human evolution

  • Henrich, an evolutionary biologist at Harvard University, defends his hypothesis by asking fundamental question: what makes us smart or unique? "

    -----------Rakesh Kalshian

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