Sustainable Development

The Urban Farmers Battling Bangalore's Concrete Jungle

In Ramagondanahalli village, Muniraju Hanumanthappa bends over his clay-coloured soil surrounded by bright green spinach leaves. He quickly prunes the plants, dwarfed by th...

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A Fish That Can Father A Near Clone Of Itself

Scientists have discovered a fish carrying genes only from its father in the nucleus of its cells. Found in a type of fish called Squalius alburnoides, which normally inhab...

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Seeing The Light: How India Is Embracing Solar Power

India unveiled the world's biggest solar farm earlier this year and has quadrupled its solar capacity in the last three years, bringing electricity to millions of off-grid ...

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A New Foundation Is Teaching The Community Through An Unlikely Game

Young men in Harlem are learning math and science though an unlikely ally: golf. Just off 40 West and 117th Street in Harlem, New York, rests the Bridge Golf Foundation, a ...

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Five Sustainability Threats Facing Fashion

It’s 2050. The Arctic Circle, Earth’s once-pristine white snowcap, is now green. Its melting snowdrifts have been replaced with an irrepressible moss. Just sout...

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India To Build Railway Bridge Taller Than The Eiffel Tower

While it might seem a little out of place for most people, the decision to construct the world’s tallest railway bridge over the Chenab river in Jammu & Kashmir d...

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Four Indians Who Are Using Cannabis Oil As Medicine

What if you were told that there was an ingredient that could cure cancer, treat people in remission, keep anxiety at bay and help mitigate epilepsy? A mystical elixir of l...

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Kerala Just Installed Sanitary Napkin vending Machines In Every High School

A study published in the International Research Journal of Social Sciences suggests that 88% of menstruating women in India cannot afford sanitary napkins in India, with ta...

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The Wind Beneath India's Renewable Energy Wings

The mood was buoyant at the recently held Windergy India 2017 conference in New Delhi. Industry leaders, regulators and government officials were unanimous in predicting a ...

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A Tricky Path To India's Solar-Powered Future

The falling solar power tariffs should be welcomed—but it remains to be seen whether producers can deliver at those rates on a sustainable basis A new tariff war is p...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017