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IISF 2019: Health conclave multitude of issues

India, Nov. 8 -- Medical experts called for adequate legislation and vigilance on the sale of antibiotics over the counters, at the health research conclave of India International Science Festival (II... Read More


IISF 2019: Festival concludes, with organisers claiming success

India, Nov. 8 -- It narrowed the gap between scientists and commoners ever more, they say The four-day science extravaganza at the India International Science Festival (IISF) in Kolkata concluded on ... Read More


Sharp fall in farm suicides in 2016 claims latest NCRB data

India, Nov. 8 -- The Narendra Modi government finally released the farm sector suicide data for 2016 after three years on November 8, 2019. According to it farmers' suicide numbers has declined sharpl... Read More


Why an American farmer commits suicide

India, Nov. 7 -- On November 5, the Senate of Wisconsin didn't confirm the nomination of Brad Pfaff as agriculture secretary. It led to a political fisticuff between Democrat and Republican senators. ... Read More


How fish farming transformed lives of dam displaced people in Jharkhand

India, Nov. 7 -- Jharkhand has doubled itscatch of fish between 2013-14 and 2018-19 Around 12,000 families lost their livelihood due when the Chandil dam came up in Jharkhand's Saraikela Kharsawan di... Read More


New Zealand unanimously passes climate change law

India, Nov. 7 -- Centre-right opposition National Party backs Jacinda Ardern govt in legislation towards zero carbon Jacinda Ardern's historic climate legislation was passed in the New Zealand Parlia... Read More


Just how many cyclones does the world have now

India, Nov. 7 -- Water makes up three quarters of the planet and there's turbulence on seas across the world On November 7, 2019 the deep depression in the east-central and adjoining southeast Bay of... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (November 7, 2019)

India, Nov. 7 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Air pollution in Delhi The Supreme Court (SC) on Nov... Read More


Diesel-run auto-rickshaws to go off Patna roads from January 31, 2021

India, Nov. 7 -- Bihar government move comes after Patna recorded worst air quality of the season on November 5 Thousands of auto-rickshaws running on diesel will go off the roads of Patna from the m... Read More


Meat industry worst among food-based industries in terms of water management

India, Nov. 7 -- New report says meat firms pollute groundwater and overuse water to farm their products The meat industry lags behind other industries within the food sector in terms of water resour... Read More