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Indo-Japan nuclear deal

By Jayasmita Ray: I have a lot of doubts about the impending Indo-Japanese nuclear deal. This agreement is supposed to help civilian electricity needs. Nonetheless, there are several reasons to ...
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By Arpita Bhagat: Every year, the harvest festival brings excitement and colors to the skies of India. This is especially true for the state of Gujarat which is filled with variously ...
Yamuna

By Jayasmita Ray: Yamuna, meaning “twins” in Sanskrit, signifies the endless love of the Hindu goddess Kalindi for her twin brother, Lord Yama. It is believed that bathing or drinking in ...
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By Joseph Antony: Much has been talked about the UPA Government in the last 5 years. A lot of it has been with regard to its failures and other not-so ...

By Dr. Nanda Nautiyal: “If a single tree is chopped off we will start movement like Gaura Devi’s Chipko Movement” This line caught my eye one morning. I read further ...
COP 19th

By Astha Agrawal: Dear Decision Makers, A wise someone once said, ‘Climate change is as much human nature as mother nature’. After the high profile environment talks in Warsaw, Poland, ...
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By Parvathi Preethan: Little things can sometimes make a big difference. People might call this saying clichéd, flawed and maybe even unrealistic in some contexts. That’s the sadness of this ...
tigers

By Avimuktesh Bharadwaj: There are just 1411 left! Remember something? Yes, I am talking about tigers. They have been known to be endangered for some time now. Sure, efforts have been ...
dolphins

By Saurabh Gandhi: “I had been to Goa as a child. We had stayed at a beach resort. Dolphin watching was something that we couldn’t miss”, said the tourist. So ...
climatechange

By Saurabh Gandhi: India has been facing widespread criticism both from abroad and from within regarding her stand on global climate change negotiations. The criticism has gone ahead and dubbed India as ...
climate change

By Mahitha Kasireddi: Would you agree that the entire mankind is indebted forever? The entire human race is guilty of repeated encroachment, exaction and mass abuse of nature. The highest ...
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By Mayank Jain:  21 long years have passed since I took birth but my mom still remembers the day vividly. The torrential rains in Delhi in the month of October ...
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By Mayank Jain: India is no longer a minor player in the international events and conferences. The country is home to a major chunk of the population on the planet ...
Arctic 30

By Komal Singh: While most people live their lives as passersby, there are some who are born to move mountains. The Arctic 30 are perhaps those chosen few. They don’t ...
Slum-Ahmedabad

By Saurabh Gandhi: No one likes dirt. Some are forced to live in unhygienic conditions. Some think that it’s alright as long as it’s not in my backyard. Some believe ...
Haiyan

By Gautam s Kumar: Hurricane Katrina, Cyclone Nargis, and now Typhoon Haiyan. All of these extreme weather events are ranked as major ‘natural’ disasters and have each claimed the lives ...
Fracking

By Nanditha Sankar: Hydraulic fracturing is simply the process of injecting a blend of sand, water and a whole lot of chemicals into artificially dug wells that go deep into ...

By Greenpeace: As the Arctic 30 faced their 30th day of imprisonment on October 18 by Russian authorities, nearly 10,000 people took to the streets at more than 100 events ...
Organic Farming In India

By Ana Kandwal: The recent decade has seen a serious concern over the issue of environmental degradation and an urgent need for its sustainability has been raised. Consequently, attempts have ...
Nuclear Energy

By Suhas AR: Rewind back to 2011, Fukushima in Japan was the scene of disaster as an earthquake of 8.9 on the Richter scale and the subsequent tsunami overwhelmed the ...
plastic

By Annie Fraser: Addiction əˈdɪkʃ(É™)n/ noun: addiction; plural noun: addictions 1. The fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity. Upon reading Merriam Webster’s definition for the word ...
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90 lakh people affected Lakhs of homes impacted 2,400 crores worth of crops destroyed Dear friends, Cyclone Phailin left a trail of destruction in its path as it ravaged the ...

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