Issue: Death of sanitation workers after inhaling toxic fumes while cleaning septic tanks. Again, a demand rose for machines instead of manual cleaning of sewer lines and septic tanks.
Manual Scavenging in India
Who is a manual scavenger?
According to the Prohibition of Em
GM crop – Bt Brinjal grown in Haryana illegally. Bt Brinjal is an insect resistant crop.
No evidence from Ministry of Agriculture that Bt Brinjal will benefit farmers.
A report by National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy, anticipates that if
For the first time, India will host the Conference of Parties of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
Ahead of the COP-14, Union Environment Minister launched a flagship project, part of a larger international initiative called the Bonn challenge &ndas
According to Global Metro Monitor 2018, 36% employment growth and 67% GDP growth were contributed by the 300 largest global metros, with those in emerging economies outperforming those in advanced economies.
Metropolitan areas are characterised by concentration and
According to an official document, Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) has found 25 batches of drugs of 18 pharmaceutical companies to be of substandard quality since January 2018. Out of these 18 companies, one is a public sector unit, the Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Li
Bhutan's Prime Minister Lotay Tshering. in his first public comment on Doklam issue, said "no side" should do anything near the trijunction point between India, China and Bhutan "unilaterally", so as to maintain peace and tranquility in the region
Turtle in Assam
Rare black softshell turtle that went extinct into wild are being re-introduced in the wild from Ugratara temple. A similar re-introduction of 11 hatchlings of the equally endangered Indian&
Major themes of 2019 SCO summit: Terrorism, regional cooperation and future of Afghanistan
SCO is also a platform of co-operation on energy security, connectivity and trade.
With India’s shift in inclination from SAARC to BIMSTEC, SCO provides the only platform for Indi