Meerut's air quality more threatening than Delhi; old vehicles, industries add to woes
Inner Meerut's PM 2.5 concentration peaked at 1470μg/m3 as against the safe limit of 60μg/m3
Is there an election angle to leather industry boost?
Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, hubs of the leather industry are also up for election this month
Policy design allows dirty fuels like pet coke and furnace oil to flourish
Uttar Pradesh: drought of solutions to a flood of challenges
Poor health infrastructure, energy poverty and agrarian crisis are jostling each other to garner attention of new government
Political parties choose farm loan waiver for electoral gains, but at what cost?
Farmers have outstanding loan of Rs12.60 lakh crore, which translates to Rs 100,000 per cultivator
How is fodder crisis rendering livestock vulnerable?
Today, India faces an acute fodder shortage that has left drought-hit farmers and livestock vulnerable. Jitendra finds out how fodder crisis has …
The number of fluorosis cases in Sonbhadra district, Uttar Pradesh, is overwhelming. Despite having full knowledge of the causes, the state …
Yogi's gift to Uttar Pradesh farmers: loan waiver, higher MSP, guaranteed procurement
The decision comes as a huge relief for about 20 million small and marginal farmers
You can’t deprive people of food, livelihood: HC on UP slaughterhouse crackdown
Facilitating operations of legal slaughterhouses is important as that’s related to food and food habits, which is undisputedly connected …
Why slaughterhouses have to be "illegal" to be sustainable and why farmers have to give up their cattle for survival
Using tannery waste in fields turning soil toxic: study
Researchers studied soil and groundwater samples from farms irrigated by tannery effluents in and around Kanpur city in Uttar Pradesh
EPCA draws roadmap for brick kilns in Delhi-NCR
Environmental body takes a number of decisions at workshop to discuss region’s brick kiln sector, which is a major cause of pollution
Off to another bad start
A failed monsoon this year could mean sixth consecutive crop failure in most parts of the country. The government must immediately prepare a long-…
Measles is back: cases reported in countries that had eradicated the disease
With outbreaks reported from across the world, measles' eradication by 2020 seems difficult
कछारगढ़ मेला: गोंड संस्कृति का सजीव संरक्षक
तीन दिवसीय मेला जो गोंड समुदाय को अपने मिथकों से जोड़ता है
No land to farm
With urbanisation of rural areas, space for food production in India is decreasing
स्वच्छता की डगर पर अगर मगर
बिहार, झारखंड, ओडिशा और उत्तर प्रदेश खुले में शौच से मुक्ति में बड़ी चुनौती बने हुए हैं क्योंकि देशभर में खुले में शौच करने ...
Mystery behind Gorakhpur encephalitis deaths: is scrub typhus the likely cause?
Scrub typhus is caused by the Orientia tsutsugamushi bacterium, which is introduced in humans from the bites of the infected larvae of a certain …
Is scrub typhus the likely cause behind Gorakhpur tragedy?
Media reports suggest that the deaths could be due to scrub typhus, a disease cause by Orientia tsutsugamushi, a rickettsial group of bacteria
Indian scientists find how arsenic reduces immunity
This may help explain why people exposed to arsenic become susceptible to infections like tuberculosis
Farrukhabad children deaths show the rampant mismanagement in government hospitals
49 children have reportedly died in a month in Uttar Pradesh’s Farrukhabad district hospital due to lack of oxygen supply, but the …
फिर बजी खतरे की घंटी
पोल्ट्री फार्मों में एंटीबायोटिक का इस्तेमाल न केवल मुर्गियों को बीमारियों से बचाने बल्कि वजन बढ़ाने के लिए भी किया जाता है। इससे एंटीबायोटिक ...
Meanwhile, the monsoon anomaly
Instead of quantum of rainfall, we must analyse the distribution of rainfall to understand the changing nature of the monsoon
Serious flaws in the government’s population control policy
Women fall victim to failed sterilisation, while the government remains unaware of this missing link in population surge
Spread of glanders shows neglect of veterinary science in India
Glanders, a bacterial, zoonotic disease that affects equines and is a potential biological weapon, has been breaking out regularly across India …