Kolkata, Karachi to face increased threat of heatwaves, warns IPCC report
The report adds that megacities across the globe could become more heat-stressed by 2050
कम वजन की समस्या से सबसे अधिक ग्रस्त हैं दक्षिण एशिया के युवा: आईएफएडी
आईएफएडी द्वारा किये अध्ययन के अनुसार हालांकि ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों में रहने वाले अधिकांश युवा अपने कम वजन को लेकर परेशान हैं, लेकिन उनमें मोटापे ...
Report on South Asian poverty argues for growth with justice
The SAAPE report points out that there is a growing marginalisation and destitution of people in the South Asian region
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hits Tripura; tremors felt in Assam, Bangladesh
The tremors caused by a shallow earthquake lasted for about a minute
‘Sundarbans is no dumping ground for rejected technology’
The Rampal power plant threatens the biological wealth of Sundarbans as well as the economy of people of Bangladesh and will render the coastline …
Girls less physically active than boys due to societal factors: Study
The research also found that 80% of school-going adolescents do not do the recommended one hour of daily physical activity
'Both, solid waste and faecal sludge must be tackled for clean cities'
The policy advocacy head of international non-profit WaterAid’s Bangladesh unit, Abdullah Al Muyeed talks to Rashmi Verma about how a small …
What does Sustainable Development mean in an unequal world?
Reflections from the Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development
Bird flu outbreak in Bangladesh; two separate cases reported
More than 700 Sonali breed birds died after highly contagious H5N1 virus was discovered near Dhaka
Seismic activity has gone through the roof in last two months
Since December 2, 2016, there have been around 420 earthquakes of magnitude over 5 along all major continental plate boundaries
Childhood stunting affects future success in life, say experts
According to a study, stunting causes physical and neurocognitive damage that is irreversible in most cases
A tough year for the scribe
More than a quarter of the world's population has vision impairment: WHO
The first-ever World Vision Report warns that ageing populations mean a dramatic rise in vision impairment world-wide
New study shows over a third of protected areas in Asia are severely at risk of losing tigers
Southeast Asia more likely to lose tigers than South or East Asia, it says
Big earthquake could hit Bangladesh, northeast India
Tremendous strain is building up due to plate convergence under Bangladesh, says a new paper. A single big rupture could cause a magnitude 9 quake
Regional cooperation can improve food security
What is Panama disease? Are bananas at risk?
The disease and conditions regarding its spread show that depending on monoculture crops is not sustainable for our food and nutritional security
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येल और कोलंबिया यूनिवर्सिटी द्वारा जारी 180 देशों के एनवायरनमेंट परफॉरमेंस इंडेक्स 2020 में भारत को 168वां स्थान दिया गया है| जोकि स्पष्ट तौर ...
Recognize environmental contribution of pastoralists: Experts
'Pastoralism should be integrated into agriculture and livestock to make agriculture profitable, conserve bio-diversity'
Khar’s experimentation with Himalayan nettle brings recognition
Himalayan nettle, a fibre-yielding plant, has become an important livelihood option for people living in the remote mountainous villages of the …