Conference highlights media’s vital role in disaster management

As India meets with a variety of natural and man-made disasters round-the-year, with the media's reporting having a vital role in addressing them at...

GPS based soil sampling will monitor changes in the soil health...

Under the soil health card scheme, about 1.98 crore samples have been tested and  6.73 crore cards distributed to farmers, against the target of...

India’s CO2 emissions grow 6.3% in 2017-18

While global carbon emissions are set to grow by 2.7% to hit an all-time high of 37.1 billion tonnes of CO2 in 2018, the...

Reduce trade barriers in South Asia: WB

Reducing barriers to trade will boost the economic performance of the South Asia region, says a new World Bank report. Despite the fastest growing region...

Diphtheria cases stay high in India

The current year has seen a rise in the number of diphtheria cases in India, with several outbreaks of the vaccine-preventable infectious disease reported...

ISRO’s heaviest ever satellite, GSAT 11, launched

India's heaviest and most advanced communication satellite, GSAT-11 was launched from the Guiana Space Centre at Kourou in French Guiana on early Wednesday morning...

How resilient is India to water-related disturbances?

 by T. V. Padma, Mongabay A recent study finds that out of 634 districts considered, only 38 percent were found resilient to dry conditions,...

The human face of digital health

After spending the first five years of his life in Bihar, one of India’s poorest states, Vishwajeet Kumar got to travel the world. He...

India’s GDP growth declines to 7.1% in Q2 of 2018-19

India's GDP growth has slowed down to 7.1% from 8.2% in the previous quarter, shows official data released on Friday. Experts say that the decline...

Govt expects 100% electrification by year end: minister

Eight more Indian states -- Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, J&K, Mizoram, Sikkim, Telangana and West Bengal -- have achieved 100% electrification under the Saubhagya...

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