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Landholding can affect marital prospects. It can also affect sex ratios and lead to polyandry. A village in Alwar provides a snapshot.
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The elephant wall has alienated large sections of the local community, particularly the poorer, forest-dependent people.
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On August 15, the government announced it had achieved the target of building toilets in all schools in India. But are these toilets functional?

Prakash Javadekar, gave the green signal to the reportedly ‘anti-green’ project of a four lane widening of the NH7.
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Both 'Manjhi' and 'Kaun Kitney Paani Mein' delve into issues which have tremendous social relevance in today’s India.
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On August 18, 2015 the Standing Committee of the NBWL approved the Draft notification for the new boundaries of the Okhla Bird Sanctuary.
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These biogas cylinders will be available for domestic use at half the price of LPG.

The bond between our pets and us is at once both simple and complicated.

Around the globe, people are unaware of the cruelty endured by animals for human benefits.
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Attempts are being made to misrepresent CNG bus emissions as more dangerous than diesel bus emissions, says Centre for Science and Environment.
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Royal Dutch Shell company has received approval to begin drilling for oil in the Arctic, specifically the Chukchi Sea in Alaska.
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Once known as the silver street and home of famous poet like Ghalib, Chandni Chowk is today a nightmare for motorists, residents, traders and tourists.
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Prime Minister Modi’s proposal for a universal health insurance scheme on I-Day, insurance-covered India went evoking its annual quota of patriotic sentiments.
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Water in the slums of Delhi affects every aspect of daily life, from monsoon flooding to the daily struggle for clean drinking water.
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Immune system weakens due to less contact with people and germs.

POSCO had been unable to bludgeon on in Odisha, and there seems to be nothing that it has learned about environmental safety after its previous experience.

What if our coming generations only knew those beautiful and vivacious animals in tales and stories?
For the 15 days, families in West Bengal have been dealing with mass flooding. Locals say it's the worst flooding in 15 years. There are an estimated 13,200 villages in just West Bengal alone affected, with the worst affected district being Bardhaman, where more than 333,000 people are directly affected. In all of India, an estimated 10 million are affected.

But it’s not on news stations. It’s not being discussed in public spheres. There’s no mention in newspapers. And I can’t figure out why.

For the last five days, I’ve taken tiny hand-dug boats to reach villages cut-off – their road access lost due to the rising waters.

The army has been deployed in Bhardman district to shepherd the panic stricken crowd into 1537 relief camps.
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Pollution levels now touch alarmingly high levels with 65 per cent of all days this past winter being classified as "severely polluted".
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The Federal Court of Australia has overturned the approval granted by the Tony Abbott government to Adani’s Carmichael mine in north Queensland.
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India will surpass China to be the most populous country in the world by 2022.
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India is losing 135 hectares of forest land daily as per the data acquired through a recent RTI petition.

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