For better living
To clear the persistent ambiguity governing the concept of sustainable development of urban centres, attention must be paid to present and future …
When alienation ruins
Sandalwood smuggling, epitomised by Veerappan, has become a collective phenomenon involving entire villages, which even the ban on sandalwood …
Helping women irks men in Haryana district
A non-govemmental organisation attempting to help women in Haryana's
and Rewari district is hampered by caste factors and male chauvinism.
Tribals solve problems through self - reliance
The Budakattu Krishikara Sangha, with its emphasis on people-oriented strategies, has improved tremendously the lot of the tribals in and around …
Overcoming the gender barrier
Several voluntary agencies are working to provide greater control over natural resource use.
A school with an ecological curriculum
For 45 years, a school in Kausani has been inculcating ecological consciousness in hill women
Reduced to filthy, foul smelling cesspools, with mosquito larvae
arawing their lazy, intricate patterns on the green surfaces, the
same takes …
Foreclosure of a Dream?
The Adarsh Gaon Yojana was set up to empower some 300 villages in Maharashtra. After eight long years, it is yet to show results. The people …
The answers within
Swadhyay, which literally means study of the self, is a movement that has introduced realistic social change in India's rural communities
Encroachment is killing Guwahati's only river and wetlands that can save the city from perennial floods
JNNURM fares well
A classless enemy
The curious case of panchayats in Delhi
The Nagar Swaraj Bill will usher in decentralised governance in the city state, but what happened to rural panchayats?
Cities are good
Angel argues slowing down urbanisation will hurt the poor the most
Mumbai’s second sea link unlikely
Coastal road could be built to link Worli to Haji Ali
विदेशी आक्रमण, भाग दो : बिहार में मक्के की फसल पर खतरा
“विदेशी आक्रमण” श्रृंखला की दूसरी कड़ी में आज जानिए, बिहार का हाल और इस कीट के अध्ययनकर्ता बी.एस. प्रसन्ना सेडाउन टू अर्थ की बातचीत।
How alien invasive plant species threaten Western Ghats
Forest fires and man-eating tigers make for easy headlines but what about invading flora in a forest?
Living near forests might improve mental health, but urban greenery not effective: study
Scholars find surprising results after studying the relationship between local geography and the structural integrity of brain
Areas selected for smart city development are heat islands: study
The study has found that agriculture and irrigation are two dominant drivers of urban heat islands in India
CENSUS: A nation of 1.21 billion
Resurrection of sunken city
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Putting out a helping hand
A film made by CAPART depicts the work done to generate employment among women in West Bengal's Bankura district.
Popular pressure must break this unholy alliance
Rice formulation treats better