Getting Indore's roads to play a double role
An Indore engineer has solved the problem of waterlogging in the city's slums by building sloping roads that lead excess water to the nearest nullah.
Shallow tubewell no good
Is the warming Pacific Ocean finally signalling an El Niño?
After cooling down suddenly in July, the Pacific Ocean is warming up once again but it could be another mischief played by the 'Little Boy'
Where have we gone wrong?
With every monsoon, the extent of floods in the country and its ensuing misery increases. Is this suffering largely self-inflicted?
Mosquitoes storm the desert
A cerebral malaria epidemic in Rajasthan has its source in the Indira Gandhi Canal
Mumbai‘s rivers and lakes to get flood sensors
The sensors will warn the civic administration as soon as water levels start rising in the water body
Welcome to cyber city
Computers cannot prevent floods -- a lesson that the Internet-savvy chief minister of Andhra Pradesh is learning the hard way
The escape route
Punjab, which accounts for only 1.5 per cent of the total geographical area of the country, cannot continue producing for the whole country. It …
Incidence of cancer and other diseases have increased. But callous officials prefer to call it a 'coincidence'
Punjab: end of the revolution ?
Cost of production has spiralled, but the rate of increase in production has not shown a similar trend. Ecological and social costs, meanwhile, …
Is the joyride over ?
There was fear in the 1960s. Would India continue to wait for food imports to feed itself? The scientific community came up with an answer that …