Environment

Living standards will decline as South Asia’s heat rises

This summer, at 42.6°C, July 25 was the hottest day ever in Paris. Halfway across the globe, Delhi recorded its hottest day at 48°C on June 10.  Over the past de...

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Turning Air Pollution Into Art

Artists are known to take inspiration from the world around them. So it’s no surprise that some have begun shining light on one of the most pressing environmental issues...

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Its doomsday for thousands of Emperor penguin chicks

Thousands of emperor penguin chicks have effectively drowned overnight after an ice shelf in Antarctica collapsed. Scientists say that since the catastrophic collapse of the i...

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‘Wake up and take action,’ urges teen activist Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg, the teenage climate change activist has told members of the European Parliament to forget Brexit and focus on climate change. Thunberg said in a spee...

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Astronomers release the first ever picture of a black hole

Astronomers have captured the first ever image of a Black Hole located in the distant galaxy. The image was captured on the 10th of April, which was described by the scientist...

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Transparent wood could replace glass or plastic in energy-efficient homes

Introducing new material of wood may seem old in an era of steel and glass constructions. Researchers have now given a new makeover to timber which is strong, transparent and ...

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Netting to stop bird nesting is nasty and against nature

Bird netting or anti-bird netting is a form of bird pest control. It is a net used to prevent birds from reaching certain areas. The Royal S...

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Climate change could make insurance unaffordable for ordinary people

Insurance workers started to warn that climate change could make insurance unaffordable for ordinary people right after the world’s largest reinsurance firm Munich Re - ...

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‘Think beyond, solve different’, ways to end the Climate woes

The world is burning and many people across the world are seeking bolder action on climate change by governments, businesses and investors. The UN Environment focuses on the v...

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India follows China in banning the import of plastic waste

India generates 25,940 tonnes of plastic waste every day. The Indian Government has completely banned the import of solid plastic waste into the country as a step to tack...

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Witchy Brew

In common usage, the word chudail describes an aggressive or quarrelsome woman—cou...

November 30 2019

Back to Basics: Political Organizations in India

In progress and evolution, few basics always remain fundamental to any system or organiz...

November 30 2019

Simran Puri’s Kangan

Women are equals now by law but back then it was different… The story unfolds am...

November 1 2019