Looking back at 2021 through DTE's top 10 interviews
Mosquitoes in a warming world: The full cover story
COVID-19: First line of defence or last resort?
COVID-19: How steroids worsened the second wave
A 3-part series that examines the role played by steroids during the devastating second wave of the novel coronavirus ...
COVID-19 vaccines: India’s 2021 challenge
India has enhanced its global standing by supplying COVID-19 vaccines to rich and poor countries alike. It must now ...
COVID-19 & the ‘Dharavi Model’: Reportage from the ground
Down To Earth hit the ground to see how the densely populated Dharavi was tackling the pandemic. This 3-part series delves ...
In-depth: The COVID-19 testing paradox
There is a growing demand for tests, amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, but they may weaken our ...
India's population: Fertility rate below replacement rate in 20 states, UTs | COVER STORY
Antibiotic resistance: What do we do about the threat, especially in Africa
What does Modicare mean for India's poor and sick?
In the absence of a proper public health infrastructure, what does Ayushman Bharat mean for millions of poor & ...
Bringing the basics to a neglected slum
An NGO is helping residents of a Kanpur slum to get amenities like drinking water, latrines and medical care
Former slum now has its own newspaper
A determined group of youngsters in Shaheed Nagar who started a weekly newspaper find their objectives are slowly being ...
Rajstan tribals return to herbal healing
Jagaran, a voluntary body is seeking to re-establish traditional herbal medicines in an impoverished tribal area in Udayapur district.
The training of women in the maintenance of hand-pumps has not only flooded them with confidence, it has rescued ...
How does record wicket-taker Kapil Dev maintain a blistering physical pace at an age when cricketers usually hang up ...
Beacons for the blind
Associations lending a hand in preventing and curing blindness
The healing touch
Centuries-old tribal knowledge about our environment is the wellspring of local health traditions
The benefits of a watershed develqpment programme in Anantapur fail to trickle down to poor farmers
Without a trace
Medicinal plant biodiversity is rapidly vanishing in India and the government has still to come up with a ...
Victims of ignorance
When government agencies do give out information, they think it is above reproach
Fireworks follow SMOKE
Tobacco companies will foot the medical bills of smokers who have cancer under an agreement with the US state ...
Jhabua in Madhya Pradesh is a many-splendoured wonder where indomitable political will and the tribals have proved that the ...
Crossing the rainbow
With the coming of the Rajiv Gandhi Mission on Watershed Development, a major change took place in the degraded ...