Bundelkhand: drought, miseries and hope
What needs to be done to overcome environmental challenges of the region
Two Indians win this year's Magsaysay awards
The awards have recognised the contribution of Anshu Gupta, who uses cloth to transform the lives of people, and Sanjiv Chaturvedi, the …
Punjab bans gutkha
It is the ninth state to do so
Clinical drug trials: registration of contract research organisations put on hold
Absence of regulatory infrastructure to assess them cited as reason
Mahan coal block dispute before green tribunal
After two-year-long protests, demanding settlement of forest rights prior to mining, residents of Waidhan forest range approach National Green …
The silent killer
Symptoms of hypertension rarely show, and an increasing number of children, adolescents across India are falling victim to it
Delhi's pavement dwellers choking on city air
Study of unclaimed bodies by AIIMS doctors shows large number of homeless are dying of lung and heart diseases
Faridabad administration moves to save sacred grove
Forest department directed to prepare a case for conserving Mangar Bani on Delhi outskirts and halting march of real estate
The Real India Story
Include eggs in nation’s food security programme, demand activists
People’s Budget Initiative says implementation of food security programme discouraging
World Hepatitis Day: Who can pay for hepatitis C treatment?
Selling price of HCV drugs far higher than production cost, all because of pro-industry patent regime
Case of profiteering from coal block comes to light
Company allotted captive coal block sold stakes; coal ministry issues show cause notice
Bundelkhand's cycle of droughts: is it man-made?
Study by National Institute of Disaster Management shows authorities neglected to break the cycle of droughts when rains were plentiful
Will India’s wheat imports lead to global food crisis?
Traders have already placed orders for importing 100,000 tonnes from Australia
Can clay idols replace all PoP idols?
Sale of clay idols is on the rise, but switching completely to clay is not easy
Bill Gates, Grand Challenges and Indian Science Congress
The Bill Gates Foundation has invited Indian innovators to send in their ideas that could change the world. But India needs more solutions to its …
Jobless growth comes to haunt beleaguered UPA government
Any job creation policy will have to refocus on ecology that has been giving employment to a large section of the population
Brace for more extreme weather events in Himalayas, warn experts
Maximum temperatures in mountain region may rise by 0.5°C to 2.5°C, says state action plan on climate change
South Asia conference on nutrition in Delhi held amid controversy
Civil society organisations claim private companies like Pepsi and Coca Cola are funding agencies partnering Indian health ministry
Most cancer patients in India die without medical attention: study
'It is a myth that cancer is prevalent only in urban areas'
Assam heat wave kills over 10 people
Cyclonic disturbance diverts monsoon winds; tea plantations affected
Budget brings no relief to health sector
FM does not mention Universal Health Coverage, combines rural and urban health missions while making allocations
Most infant deaths in India occur on first day of birth
The country accounts for 29 per cent of the global deaths of newborns on their first day of birth
Public pressure mounts to check pollution from industrial area in Solan
NGOs organise community meeting to record grievances and demand action against pollution from Baddi Barotiwala Nalagarh industrial area
How harmful is PoP to the environment?
Artisan groups say PoP is made from naturally occurring substance and does not the affect the environment; activists say its impact is long-term