Sustainable Development

Empowering Adolescents through Collaboration

By delaying adolescent pregnancy, India could add an estimated 12 percent to its GDP, stated a report ‘Collaborative Force: Empowering 10 to 19’. The report furthe...

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Clean Atmospheric Water can be harvested by harnessing Natural Gas

Scientists from the University of Texas, Austin, may have figured out a way to kill two environmental birds with one stone. If we use waste products in the form of natural gas...

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World Bank sanctions $300 Million to strengthen India’s Energy Efficiency

India’s climate change commitments to reduce carbon intensity by 33-35 percent by 2030 from 2005 level will require a significant focus on energy efficiency improvements...

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India’s Biggest Challenge will be to address Modern Poverty

Last September, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its annual Goalkeeper’s report, highlighting the extraordinary progress made in reducing extreme poverty a...

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Adidas and Parsley Run for the Oceans by turning Ocean Plastic into Shoes

Let's dig into some figures. Studies tell us that there’s roughly 80,000 tons of plastic polluting the Pacific Ocean. That’s an area roughly three times the size o...

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France builds an Alzheimer’s Village for Patients to Live Comfortably

I read in an article on CNN that there is no test that doctors can use to conclusively determine whether someone will get Alzheimer's disease. "If you are in your 20s or 30s a...

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Limitless Solutions to help Kids live a Normal Life

Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has publicly praised the University of Central Florida for the second time in a month and this time, he focuses on Limbitless S...

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Family Planning Essential for a Sustainable Future

There's no right answer to how many children are enough or how many are too many. It all depends on a couple's choice. Their feeling about childhood, their financial stability...

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MoE rolls out Guidelines to save Flying Birds

Wind turbines and their associated infrastructure — notably power lines and towers — are among the fastest-growing threats to birds and bats. The American Bird Con...

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The Need of the Hour: Health and Education of Children

The annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) was held on 23 January 2018, in Davos, Switzerland. The WEF is a global political get-together for around 2,500 movers and...

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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