Food & Health

Aim for green industrial growth

Centre, States must create a sustainable business environment and impactful economy while integrating with global benchmarks and practices The world is moving towards sustainable businesses to tackle the challenges of climate change, empowerment of communities, health, education and other social

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Vote for the environment

The spectre of climate change is looming large and pollution cannot be stopped by turning a blind eye to it. In the February 8 Assembly polls, Delhiites need to elect a Government that makes environmental policies its priority Delhi is

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Another deadly virus

With complex strains emerging in China, we should ask why this is happening at all when dealing with public health risks It looks like every second year, a new deadly contagion emerges in China. First, it was SARS, then Avian Flu,

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A new air quality agenda

An efficient traffic signal management can not only help maintain the flow of traffic but also drastically reduce air pollution levels and save fuel Air pollution in our country, particularly in some of the urban centres, has become a major

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The GOP problem

Rising vegetable prices have driven consumer inflation to new highs. Get agricultural management back on track The dramatic increase in vegetable prices this winter, particularly of core products such as garlic, onions and potatoes (GOP), is finally reflecting on inflation

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Chilling to the bone

A recent study shows how elevated levels of PM 2.5 emitted by cars lead to osteoporosis Who would have thought that the car you drive would be your worst enemy? A recent study by Jama Network Open has found an

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Take responsibility

It is time that we took some responsibility for our actions and impact on the environment and stopped waiting for the Government to do something It is a chilly January morning and with the clock showing 5.30 am, Delhi is

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Fight TB through innovations

India contributes to 27 per cent of the burden of tuberculosis in the world. However, diligent efforts and constant determination may enable the country to demonstrate leadership in the control of this communicable disease An alarming number of 2.69 million

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Community-based help only hope for hungry kids

While there are Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres to help children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition-related life-threatening complications, evidence suggests that 80-90 per cent of them are without any such complaints and can be treated at the community level with the help

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Adapt to climate change now

Emerging markets could learn from China’s initiatives to revive their farm sectors despite the challenges posed by environmental degradation Is climate change hurting Chinese agriculture? Apparently it is. China’s Ministry of Science and Technology’s report on climate change estimated that the country’s

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