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Join the dots for clean air

India, Nov. 16 -- Delhi's air pollution crisis has an urgent message: India must have a regional plan to fight the menace After the Supreme Court took the governments of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Ut... Read More


South, Southeast Asia have most of world's underweight youth: IFAD

India, Nov. 16 -- Number of those overweight also increasing; more underweights in rural areas Unable to contain high malnutrition among children, the Asia-Pacific region has another challenge to tac... Read More


Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (November 8-15)

India, Nov. 16 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week Dharuhera industrial pollution The... Read More


Chlorquine with TB antibiotic may reduce drug resistance

India, Nov. 15 -- India is home to highest number of drug-resistant TB patients Administering anti-malarial drug Chloroquine (CQ) with anti-TB drugs can reduce the tolerance of the TB bacteria, mycob... Read More


New Lancet health report lists how bad climate change can hit India

India, Nov. 15 -- Expect more malnutrition as yield potential of key crops shrink Climate change in India may further append malnutrition levels and exacerbate infections caused due to cholera, state... Read More


Promoting agri practices in Punjab for water efficiency, better residue management

India, Nov. 15 -- New-age machines can help save costs, water & electricity usageas well as combatthe problenm of stubbles Baldev Singh is a farmer who owns 31 acres of land and grows wheat and paddy... Read More


Government withdraws proposed changes to Indian Forest Act

India, Nov. 15 -- Minister Prakash Javadekarsaid draft created misconceptionamong people The Union government was withdrawing the officers' draft of the Indian Forest Act (IFA), 1927 amendment, Minis... Read More


Delhi air remains 'severe plus'

India, Nov. 15 -- Emergency persists despite drop in stubble burning Air quality in Delhi was at 'emergency' levels again on November 15, 2019 - also the last day of the odd-even scheme. The overall... Read More


Global industrial emissions: Steeling through?

India, Nov. 15 -- The sector is not adopting cutting-edge technologies, switching fuels,or even working on energy efficiency and demand reduction Emissions from manufacturing industries and construct... Read More


Cochin Airport: Powered by the sun

India, Nov. 15 -- A host of factors contributed to Cochin Airport becoming fully solar powered and now, other airports in India are taking cue and following suit Opt for a window seat if flying in or... Read More