Mirage of a river
Is restoration of the Sabarmati the way to go?
What does NFHS-5 tell us about unmet needs in contraception, family planning
Unmet needs of family planning declined in most states and Union territories except Meghalaya
Over 3 lakh pregnancy losses every year linked to polluted air in South Asia
Northern plains region in India and Pakistan most impacted, meeting India’s air quality standard would have reduced loss by 7 per cent&…
Contraceptive use among women rises in western states, Goa tops the charts: NFHS-5 data
Use of injectables and male sterilisation tools continued to be low across all states in the region
किसान क्यों नहीं बनाते टमाटर से सूप पाउडर?
किसानों के लिए ग्रामोद्योग कार्यक्रमों के तहत प्रशिक्षण क्यों नहीं दिया जाता है
हर पंचायत में थी एक उन्नत ग्राम बाजार बनाने की सिफारिश, तीन साल बीत रहे अभी सर्वे जारी
गांव की साप्ताहिक बाजारों को उन्नत वैकल्पिक बाजार बनाने के काम पर अभी तक कुछ भी ठोस नहीं हो पाया है।
How to make citywide sanitation plans: Bangladesh man shows the way
City sanitation planning provides a sound data base for practical decision-making on city sanitation
An environment engineer shows how sanitation safety planning helped Kochi Municipal Corp
Nearly 4.2 bln people do not have access to safe sanitation; sanitation safety planning is a risk-based technique that can help mitigate health …
Can COVID-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?
Colonial use of planning for cultural and structural isolation, as well as for socio-economic and spatial segregation, limited Africa’s …
What COVID-19 can mean for SDG-11, sustainable cities and communities in India
As urban vulnerabilities are amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, the idea of sustainable cities in Sustainable Development Goals needs to be …
Book Digest: Calls to action against climate change, air pollution and more
Role of technology to fight off COVID-19 pandemic to inevitability of climate crisis, DTE tracks new, contemporary books on environment and …
It rained hard in Delhi; what if all that water did not go waste
The volume of rainwater generated in the past week was almost 13 per cent of the demand for water in Delhi, estimated at 2,765 million litres per …
Compensatory afforestation: 70% data with ministry incorrect, writes top forest officer
Inspector General of Forests AK Mohanty sent letter to all states, alleging discrepancies
COVID-19 fatality: India average 1 death in 51 cases, but 127 districts fare worse
Data gaps, under reporting suggest pandemic is more acute than Centre, states make it to be
An every monsoon affair: How to tackle urban flooding
Urbanisation is inevitable as is climate change; the need is for a multi-pronged approach
We mapped green spaces in South Africa and found a legacy of apartheid
Using publicly available satellite images in combination with the 2011 census data, we found that virtually all (96 per cent) South African …
Desecration of nature responsible for COVID-19: Manipur High Court
The court was listening to a PIL when it made the statement
What happened to India’s flood management plan?
There is no national-level flood control authority in India — 43 years after the country’s first and last commission …
Delhi rain, waterlogging puts the spotlight on urban flooding
Urban flooding has become increasingly frequent in India’s major cities
मिंटो ब्रिज हादसा: राजधानी की पांच एजेंसियों में से दोषी कौन?
19 जुलाई को हुई भारी बारिश के बाद राजधानी दिल्ली के मिंटो ब्रिज अंडरपास पर जो हादसा हुआ, उसने राजधानी की प्लानिंग पर सवाल ...
कोरोनावायरस के असर से भारत में 35.4 करोड़ गरीब बढ़ेंगे, 27 राज्यों में दोगुनी होगी संख्या
देश के सभी राज्यों और केंद्र शासित प्रदेशों में गरीबी की दर बढ़कर 46.3 प्रतिशत हो जाएगी, यह 2011-12 के स्तर से दोगुनी से ...
Wanted: An urban equivalent of MGNREGA
Such a programme is the need of the hour not only as a measure to revive the urban economy now, but also to mitigate any further shocks to …
Urban form and travel to completely change after COVID-19
Central business districts will decline while larger apartments will be in demand as more firms consider making employees work-from-home, a …
Megaprojects in Addis Ababa raise questions about spatial justice
A unique characteristic of Addis Ababa’s urban development is that successive Ethiopian regimes have used new urban projects as …
COVID-19: 4 factors to test how vulnerable slums in 4 big cities are
Govt of India thinks novel coronavirus will be a part of life. That makes it imperative to account for limitations before forming policy