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On one side are farmers who need to be paid the right price for growing food and on the other side are people (including thousands of farmers) who cannot afford expensive food
On one side are farmers who need to be paid the right

It is time we talked about how to benefit the farmers who grow our food

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Deficit rainfall and changing land use pattern has made water a scarce commodity in the state
Deficit rainfall and changing land use pattern has made water a scarce

Surviving the century’s worst drought in Kerala

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The objective of VARJA scheme is to utilise specialised knowledge and technical skills of overseas scientists
The objective of VARJA scheme is to utilise specialised knowledge and technical

Government launches scheme to attract distinguished scientists from abroad

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This small village in Nepal is on its way to become a nettle fibre production hub
This small village in Nepal is on its way to become a nettle fibre production hub

Himalayan nettle has become an important livelihood option for people in mountainous villages

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06/24/2017 at 20:15. Facebook
Countries are yet to fully disconnect economic growth from fossil fuel use
Countries are yet to fully disconnect economic growth from fossil fuel use

No country is performing well on green growth, says OECD

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06/24/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Eastern Ukraine's vital water infrastructures are damaged due to the ongoing conflict
Eastern Ukraine's vital water infrastructures are damaged due to the ongoing conflict

At least 750,000 children at risk of contracting water-borne diseases in Eastern Ukraine, says UNICEF

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06/24/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
India is the third largest producer of potato in the world after China and Russia. The amount of waste is estimated to be around 12–20 per cent of the total produce
India is the third largest producer of potato in the world after

Potato peels are not wastes. They can be turned into packaging material

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Over the last decade, trawling has greatly affected livelihoods of traditional and small fishermen in West Bengal's East Midnapore district
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06/24/2017 at 13:53. Facebook
Research is on to find what happens to our biological and cognitive functions when we do not sleep enough
Research is on to find what happens to our biological and cognitive

What is causing us to lose sleep?

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06/24/2017 at 09:59. Facebook
Be it advocacy or implementation of government programmes, lack of skill to analyse and interpret Big Data is often a major challenge.

Our data journalists are hosting a 3-day workshop from July 4-6 for all those who are trying to master to art of understanding and presenting data.

For details, contact: Kiran Pandey Mob: 9871215338
Be it advocacy or implementation of government programmes lack of skill to

Workshop on How to Benefit from Data in Digital Age

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06/24/2017 at 08:10. Facebook
Why are birds abandoning the Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh? [ Goo.gl Link ]
Why are birds abandoning the Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh
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06/24/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
This book has poignant illustrations on the absurdities and frustrations surrounding the current climate change debate in the US
This book has poignant illustrations on the absurdities and frustrations surrounding the

How obfuscation of facts is being used to willfully defeat the reality of climate change

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06/24/2017 at 04:40. Facebook
In Jaipur, development of Integrated Transit Management System will be launched
In Jaipur development of Integrated Transit Management System will be launched

On June 25, these cities will see inauguration of projects under Smart Cities Mission

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06/24/2017 at 03:01. Facebook
The scientists have found a new compound that effectively kills leukemic cancer cells
The scientists have found a new compound that effectively kills leukemic cancer cells

Indian scientists closer to a new treatment for blood cancer

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06/23/2017 at 17:40. Facebook
Our Graphic Editor's take on the dilemma which we all had experienced
Our Graphic Editor's take on the dilemma which we all had experienced

Plastic or no plastic?

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06/23/2017 at 16:06. Facebook
Tens of billions of tonnes of soil is lost to farming each year, which in some countries, affects as much as one-fifth of all croplands
Tens of billions of tonnes of soil is lost to farming each

Around one-third of the world’s soils are degraded due to unsustainable soil management practices

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06/23/2017 at 13:17. Facebook
These 30 cities have proposed a total investment of Rs 57,393 crore under respective smart city plans
These 30 cities have proposed a total investment of Rs 57393 crore

Thirty new smart cities announced; India to have City Livability Index

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06/23/2017 at 11:24. Facebook
India’s population, currently at 1.3 billion, is expected to surpass China’s in the next seven years
Indias population currently at 13 billion is expected to surpass Chinas in

Global population will touch 8.6 billion in 2030, 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100

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06/23/2017 at 09:47. Facebook
Updates on SmartCities Mission: See whether your city features in the latest list of 30 cities selected by Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India
Updates on SmartCities Mission See whether your city features in the latest
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06/23/2017 at 08:55. Facebook
The book is highly critical of translocation, which has become a regular feature in wildlife management in India
The book is highly critical of translocation which has become a regular

This book is an opportunity for Indian conservationists to re-imagine their stream of work

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