Schools need a roadmap for rainwater harvesting
Despite school rooftops and playgrounds being the best places for rainwater harvesting, many institutions are unable to implement the system …
5 से 10 साल में कॉल सेंटर की नौकरियां खत्म हो जाएंगी
डाउन टू अर्थ ने ऑटोमेशन के खतरों और संभावनाओं पर भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान दिल्ली के निदेशक वी. रामगोपाल राव से बात की
Haze may be contributing to warming in South Asia: study
The warming, in turn, could be the reason behind the reduction in the monsoon in the past few decades
Reviving Delhi lake using constructed wetlands
Neela Hauz lake that’s spread over 10 acres used to serve as the biggest water body in south Delhi but rapid urbanisation turned it into a dump
Are Delhi schools serving unhealthy food?
Schools in Delhi are serving unhealthy food to the students. An inspection by the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights has found that …
Bengaluru leads India’s march into fastest-growing cities list
Country to occupy 17 of 20 top spots between 2019 and 2035, says recent report
CSE welcomes apex court’s rap to authorities on Delhi pollution
The court has given a stern message to authorities and set a higher benchmark for enforcement of measures to prevent air pollution measures, the …
Plantation drives not enough to fight air pollution
A sapling cannot do what a mature tree can as it takes it decades to be able to support environmental needs
Heritage Trees of Delhi
Monuments built by the numerous rulers of Delhi have also become home to some of the city’s old, indigenous trees. These were termed as “…
Why Asia's biggest industrial relocation scheme failed to create a pollution-free Delhi
Bawana was created to shift polluting industrial units operating in Delhi's residential areas, but the initiative has benefitted factory owners …
Why Delhi needs more e-rickshaws
These vehicles play a significant role in enhancing last-mile connectivity and improving the city’s air quality. However, several …
Understanding North India’s Pollution Crisis
There is no denying the fact that wind–blown dust contributes significantly to the pollution problem, but this should not divert our …
66 per cent increase in respiratory deaths in Delhi
About 9,149 people in Delhi died due to respiratory diseases in 2016, up from 5,516 in 2014
Air quality in Delhi sees improvement
GRAP measures instrumental in the cleanup, say experts
How does vacuum cleaning of roads change exposure to pollutants?
A real-time assessment by Centre for Science and Environment found marginal reduction in particulate matter after vacuuming of a Delhi road
Delhi High Court scraps ban on 344 fixed combination drugs
Health ministry banned 344 fixed combination drugs in March fearing antimicrobial resistance and other health hazards
Chikungunya grips national capital
The National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme has reported chikungunya cases from other regions too, such as Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh …
Helping those in need: AIIMS 'adopt a patient' scheme is pretty great
Of the 200,000 patients admitted in AIIMS every year, around 30%-40% cannot pay for daily medical needs
'All polluters are equal, but some polluters are more equal than others'
With so many exemptions and VIPs refusing to use public transport, can the odd-even scheme be considered a success?
How was land for Rashtrapati Bhavan and the parliament building acquired? Who were its original inhabitants?
'I don't see a respite from multiple cars as it would require a lifestyle change'
Rama Bhadran, head of resident welfare association of Yamuna Apartments, talks about congestion at the Alaknanda Market area of Delhi
Most of Alaknanda Market's parking is taken up by unauthorised vehicles
Harsih Nagpal, president of Alaknanda Market Association, talks about how people from colonies outside Alaknanda park their vehicles around the …
Delhi election results: Highlights
Waste behind bars
Waste-recycling and optimal resource-use is giving the Capital's prison a new purpose
Moral issue in a bathtub