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By Rajat Ghai: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. Surgeon Sergio Canavero, director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group in Italy, has been making news for ...
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A chronicle by Sunita Narain with Aruna P Sharma and Jyotsna Singh in Agra Photographs: Vikas Choudhary Infographics: Raj Kumar Singh Note: This article has been republished from Down To ...
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By Mrinalini Shinde: The world is barely coming to terms with the massive tragedy that struck the nation of Nepal on April 25th. The earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter ...
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By Rakesh Kalshian: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. How credible is it to turn breast milk into a panacea and natural law that all women ...
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By Mrinalini Shinde:  As people across India are taking stock of the tragedy that has struck Nepal and Bihar, an issue to be noted is that rescue efforts in Bihar ...
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By Anupam Srivastava: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. Goa is witnessing a realty boom. People are building houses here, but they are hardly ever home. ...
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By Mike Sandiford, University of Melbourne; CP Rajendran, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, and Kristin Morell, University of Victoria Saturday’s Nepal earthquake has destroyed housing in Kathmandu, damaged ...
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By Anupam Chakravartty: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. In the 1980s, when very few people visited Tibet, Michael Buckley, an Australian settled in Canada, wrote ...
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By Anugraha Hadke: The fact that Delhi is highly polluted is clear as day. By the time I complete the 10 minute walk between the metro station and my office, ...
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By Vani Manocha: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. After completing his schooling, getting into a college was an uphill task for 29-year-old Sandeep Mehto. His ...
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By Sanskriti Pandey: “We must globally warm our hearts and change the climate of our souls, and realise that we are not apart from nature, we a part of nature. ...
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By Sunita Narain: Note: This article has been republished from Down To Earth. Debates are essentially polarised and noisy. But for resolution and movement in life, we need to go ...
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By Kanika Sharma: There are two bus routes in Delhi that I am most familiar with – the one I take from where I stay to where I work, and ...
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By Anjali Nambissan: At the Tadadi Port Public Hearing in Karnataka on Monday, few of those affected by the project could get a word in, and fewer still could get any ...
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By Anjali Nambissan:  Ambient air quality monitors are lying to you about how bad the air you breathe is. On-road emissions of toxic pollutants is worse than you ever imagined… ...
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By Anjali Nambissan: Emissions from burning fossil fuels for supplying energy to the world stabilised over the period of 2013 and 2014. While the world breathes a collective sigh of ...
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By Anjali Nambissan: “Since around the year 2000, the government of Karnataka has been talking about developing a port project within the Aghanashini Estuary at Tadadi, on the northeast side ...
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By Anjali Nambissan: Last month, Delhi government directed the police and the local authorities to not evict or relocate street vendors and hawkers under their territorial jurisdiction till their registration and ...
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By Anjali Nambissan: India is regarded as a leader in banning plastic bags, with Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Vasco as some of the major cities with blanket bans. Enforcement, as ...
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By Anjali Nambissan: But this time the documentary in question has nothing to do with India. Chinese journalist, Chai Jing, retired from the TV news business a while ago.  But ...
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By Anjali Nambissan: Remember how all the tigers disappeared from Sariska, Rajasthan in 2006? That really shook things up. Everyone, from the top official at the National Tiger Conservation Authority ...
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By Parth M.N: Under normal circumstances, someone who has endured the trauma of displacement twice would shudder to think of another such prospect. Not if you are a resident of ...

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