Congratulations, it is an eye opener to other states that are thinking of such schemes.
In Hyderabad, the government...
Thanks. You have raised a very pertinent issue. My family is a great lover of Makhana and we use it in different ways. Slowly...
A simple chemical reaction is the basis of fuel cell technology. Fuel cells run on hydrogen to provide electricity. The only byproduct is water vapour. Clean, environment-friendly, exciting. But haven't we heard too much about them already without anything happening? No. Till now, only environmentalists were interested. Now, big business is really keen to develop stakes in the hydrogen economy of the future. LIAN CHAWII appraises the history, potential, politics and science of fuel cells
The mapping of human genes opens up new frontiers and also gives rise to fresh fears
Even after 10 years, the joint forest management programme has made little headway
A UNDP report links democracy with a better human development scenario
Pakistan and Bangladesh begin investing in clean fuels
High costs discourage the use of low sulphur fuels
Once again the Supreme Court cracks the whip on erring ministries. This time it is accompanied by a fine
Bleached coral reefs are recovering faster than expected
The destruction of wetlands began more than a thousand years ago
Large dams may spell doom for Lake Geneva
Recent research indicates that drinking tea can prevent cancer and heart diseases. However, not everyone is buying this idea
A new safe method to detect anaemia in foetuses
Weighed down by extremely high levels of particles in the air, some Indian cities seem to be coming of age with regard to vehicular air pollution. Taking the cue from Delhi, where the drive to clean the air is spearheaded by the Supreme Court at the behest of the civil society, people are waking up to take a stand against the slow murder belching out of vehicle tailpipes. In most cases, it is voluntary agencies that are leading the fight in association with lawyers and physicians to find local solutions to the problem. A spate of public interest litigation in high courts have mounted pressure on the state governments to address air pollution problems. But many cities are still doing nothing about it. To assess how serious is the urban Indian getting about air quality, Down To Earth profiles four cities: Mumbai, Calcutta, Bangalore, Hyderabad
Was the real killer an infection or negligence?
In a simultaneous press release issued on Monday, 26 June 2000, the Human Genome Project, an international government-funded project, and Celera Genomics (a us privately funded body) announced that they had assembled a 'working draft' of the human genome sequence. For most scientists, not to speak of laypersons, this piece of news evoked excitement as well as wonder. This is how some eminent personalities view the breakthrough