For Andhra, Telangana Farmers Hit By Climate Change, A Helpline Works To Stop Suicides. Since its launch in 2017, a helpline run by a nonprofit in collaboration with the government has fielded over 14,000 calls from distressed farmers. Nearly 11,000 were provided assistance, their grievances related to government projects resolved.
Carbon credits and India’s carbon market. We hear a lot about Carbon Credits but often don’t know how it works. The permits that allow the owner of a factory or business to emit a specific amount of carbon dioxide or other greenhouse gases are known as carbon credits, commonly referred to as carbon offsets.
A street lit by rotten onions? An Indian market embraces biogas. A biogas plant at a vegetable market in India’s Telangana state is showing that a little resourcefulness can go a long way in caring for the planet and its people.
COP27: global climate change progress too slow to stop disastrous temperature rise. While some countries have made aggressive climate change pledges and taken action to live up to them, others are lagging behind or even going backwards
Faced with power shortages due to extreme weather and war, countries from Asia to Europe have taken up coal again, pushing global consumption towards a record high
India’s landmark abortion ruling is a step forward for women’s rights. The country’s highest court has ruled that single women must have the same abortion rights as their married counterparts.
China’s population is shrinking while India’s is growing, but both economies face demographic woes. China is facing productivity challenges with an ageing population and shrinking workforce, while India risks missing its demographic dividend as its growing population overwhelms economic planning
From upcycled school benches in India to plant pots in Peru, people are finding enterprising and ingenious solutions to a perennial problem
Indian doctors are weighing up the need for caesarean sections, as success in widening access and lowering maternal mortality is clashing with a push to reduce “unnecessary” procedures.
Religious practices have preserved an estimated 100,000-150,000 sacred groves across India, ensuring they remain biodiverse habitats home to an array of endangered species.
Climate Change is a Double Blow for Disabled People, a devastating heat wave that scientists say was made more likely by climate change has baked India and Pakistan in recent months.
Why electric vehicles are set for accelerated growth this decade. Fears for the sector during the pandemic proved unfounded when global electric vehicle sales rose sharply last year, led by China.
India’s ‘Open Prisons’ Are a Marvel of Trust-Based Incarceration. For 12 hours a day, prisoners can let themselves out to work or visit family. In virtually every case, they come back.
Clean impression: Ironers in Bengaluru ditch coal irons for LPG alternatives to beat harmful fumes.
Heatwave and coal crisis are signs India should speed up its renewable energy push
How Ukraine became the go-to location for India’s blockbuster Hindi, Telugu and Tamil films
Community Radio to the rescue, Kumaon Vani, a local radio station, has become a powerful platform to address community and climate issues
India’s domestic workers face tough times as home appliances and smart cleaning gadgets replace them. From robotic vacuum cleaners to dishwashers and Dysons, tech is helping a number of Indian families with chores since the pandemic began
Saving the Myristica Swamps, one of the biodiversity hotspots is under threat, but there is still hope.
Barkas, India: a slice of Yemen in Hyderabad
The town is home to millions of descendents of Yemeni migrants who moved to India in the 17th century
Goa start-up makes tiles from carbon waste, Carbon Craft Design collects carbon waste from tyre factories in a bid to make the construction industry more sustainable
How bridge can help slow down ageing in the elderly, this simple card game has some surprising benefits
Technology meets tradition, Kerala's Robotic leather puppets. The sole keepers of a 300-year-old temple art form are looking for ways to save the tradition from extinction.
Recycling India’s floral waste: how flowers left as temple offerings are being made into soap, dyes and incense sticks.
The Women’s Crop: Indian Women Look to Millet as the Climate Warms
A recipe for poornalu, with love from an Andhra home. The sweet-savoury snack, with an interplay of textures and flavours, is complete in itself
A Ragi recipe to honour the International Year of Millets. The nutrient-rich, high-energy grain is used to make a variety of dishes and drinks. Here's a recipe of Karnataka's ‘ragi mudde’
Modern sari styles: casual with a chance of trainers.
From casual drapes to T-shirt cholis, the dress is seeing something of a revival among young women
Robots helping healthcare overcome COVID-19 challenges. Robots are helping reduce workloads, and risk to patients and healthcare professionals alike.
How to Make Your Own Rose Water for Beauty, Wellness, and Relaxation. Known in Latin as Rosa damascena, the sweet aroma of roses is arguably one of the most recognizable in the world.
How a soup made from cattle feed went from poor man's food to delicacy .
Blending Nature with Style, This is the story of a determined couple from Hyderabad who faced several odds, but are now redefining eco-living by building bamboo houses across India.
A treatise about upma; what it is, why it is the best dish in my opinion, and the variations of the dish that exist across the length and breadth of India.
Bit of a pickle: An Andhra delicacy made with sorrel leaves, as kids, my sisters and I would sit long hours plucking the leaves from stems, our contribution to the making of gongura pachhadi
Freedom from behind bars, the rate of recidivism is very less or negligible among prisoners staying in an open prison.
How Tapirs and Toucans Are Saving Us From Climate Change. The rapidly increasing Climate change and global warming is posing a great risk to the very existence of human life.
Impact of Climate Change, Is the Human Life at a risk of Destruction? Indeed, the rapidly increasing Climate change and global warming is posing a great risk to the very existence of human life.
Spared the axe, some trees find a new home. When a 90-year-old banyan tree was saved in Arambol, Goa, the community rejoiced. Volunteers had been sweating it out on a hot day to save the tree that was nearly a century old.
Giving thanks to the Goddess, the festival of Bonalu in the state of Telangana is a matter of pride.