Where dry gardens wilt
India is one of the 17 megadiverse countries, with over 11 per cent of the world's plant species. Herbaria across the country store millions of rich biological samples, helping scientists to connect with the past and better understand evolution, extinction, climate change and even introduction of invasive species. But due to inadequate funds and little government support, these repositories …
Does Volkswagen fraud signal death of diesel?
Making diesel vehicles clean, powerful and fuel-efficient is no easy task, and the Volkswagen cheating case has exposed this. This should act as a wake-up call for India, which is dieselising rapidly but lags behind developed countries by decades in enforcing stringent emission standards and monitoring strategies
Poor monsoon to hit food stock hard
Karnataka was the first state to declare drought
Gurgaon goes car-free Today
Citizen journalists share their experiences of going car free