Sustainable Development

UNFPA conducts classes to raise awareness on gender equality

Fatime Ali Abakar from the single-sex Lycée de Bol School in Chad told the UN News, “We spoke about puberty and periods and looked at the story of a young girl wh...

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Largest global groundwater depletion happening in northern India

New research has shown that Delhi is at the epicentre of ground water crisis. The Economic Times reports that largest groundwater depletion in the world is happening in northe...

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UN-supported rainwater harvesting helps students perform better

Bagamoyo, a town in Tanzania, East Africa faced a pathetic condition due to rising sea levels, drought, reduced rainfall which made the drinking wells salty. The people who co...

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A Method to produce bumper crops and reduce emissions

Henri de Lalanié, a Jesuit priest, developed a technique that can produce bumper crops while reducing the amount of emissions from a grain that’s responsible for ...

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Melinda Gates and Jack Ma lead UN Panel to discuss the risks and benefits of the Digital Age

The UN chief António Guterres called for a key discussion with the global decision-makers and influencers to highlight the growing risk of international cyber-atta...

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Three interrelated pandemics – obesity, starvation and climate change are ‘burning’ our planet

According to a report released on 27th Jan (Sunday) in The Lancet, the world needs to cope up with new initiatives to fight three interrelated pandemics - obesity, starvation ...

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A new study suggests ‘less meat for people who eat a lot of it, and more for the world’s poor’

Health is common for all. The health of a human determines the health of a planet. In short, it is important to notice what we feed our world that is good for both human healt...

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Need for Clear and Concrete Mechanisms for reducing Air Pollution

According to the World Health Organization, India has nine of the world’s 10 most polluted cities, with hazardous urban smoke. Researchers say the country has ...

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Slow and Sustainable Fashion

Clothes shopping used to be an occasional event. It happened just a couple of times in a year. But few years ago, clothes became cheaper, trend changed and the people looked f...

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Women profit from urban waste in Vietnam

A well-preserved Southeast Asian trading port city of Hoi An in Vietnam has become a significant tourist destination with around 21 million visitors in 2016. The city comprise...

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Avijatrik: The Wanderlust of Apu

It is to the credit of Subhrajit Mitra and his creative and technical team that Avijatri...

April 12 2021

The Woman in White

Film historian Dhruv Somani re-assesses Raj Khosla’s iconic suspense-filled Woh Ka...

April 11 2021

Explaining the lockdown to children

Family members talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about the innovative ways they used to ex...

April 10 2021