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What’s working, what’s not

Write to the AuthorLabour IssuesPublic Funds 28 July 2016 - In a country where 56.6% of the workforce, according to 2011 Census data, is employed in...

Withering public consultations

Write to the AuthorBio DiversityEnvironment 09 June 2016 - There is a law to protect biological diversity in India – the Biological Diversity (BD) Act, 2002....

Extraction exceeds recharge

Write to the AuthorWater 20 May 2016 - Earlier this month, Members of Parliament in Lok Sabha discussed the situation of drought and drinking water crisis...

Rays of hope for the ‘local’ in Meghalaya

Write to the AuthorBio DiversityAdivasis 19 March 2016 - Meghalaya is a delightful, hilly state carved from the erstwhile state of Assam in 1972. Fabled for...

How sustainable are the SDGs?

Write to the AuthorAgricultureEnvironmentPoverty 09 December 2015 - The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which are a set of development goals framed by the United Nations in...

Wadi: A model for sustainable tribal livelihood

Write to the AuthorFood SecurityAdivasis 14 August 2015 - Dasmantpur is a tribal block in Koraput district of Odisha. Here, on the hilly and denuded land,...

‘Sarso mein IP ka tadka’ leaves local farmers in the dock

Write to the AuthorGM CropsGovernment opinions 29 June 2015 - Can the provisions on farmers’ rights in India’s intellectual property (IP) law on plant varieties help...

Reversing fate through love for land, forests and water

Write to the AuthorForestsAdivasisOdisha 03 June 2015 - “A good crop will last till June-July while a bad crop lasts till March-April. How can we survive?...

Kerala pioneer eyes new horizons for jackfruit industry

Write to the AuthorEconomyKerala 25 May 2015 - Artocarpus Foods Private Limited, is a newly started food processing company in Kerala. Located at Thaliparamb in Kannur...

The real challenges to sustainable development

Write to the AuthorAgricultureEconomyEnvironmentPoverty 22 May 2015 - The United Nations negotiations on the post-2015 development agenda in New York came close to a political declaration...

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Keppel-Puravankara Development acquires Metro Cash & Carry India’s land for Rs 405 crore in...

Keppel Puravankara Development Pvt. Ltd. (KPDL), is an associate of Bangalore headquartered and Singapore based Keppel Land, one of Asia’s premier property companies. Ashish R....

Haryana RERA acts tough, notices sent to 52 developers for delays The Haryana...

Officials from the authority said their first priority is completion of delayed projects. Of the 1,150 complaints received in the past year, as many as...

AAI starts shuttle service at Srinagar airport The Airports Authority of India (AAI)...

“Taking note of the inconvenience faced by air travellers at the Srinagar airport, the AAI has, on the instructions of K Vijay Kumar, advisor...

Accidents on Indian Railways reduce in last 12 months Safety comes first, says...

The safety performance review meeting was held by Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani and the meeting was attended by all Railway Board members and...

Monsoon blues hit highway construction Monsoon blues hit highway construction the hardest in...

As a result, the highway construction rate during the April-August period fell to 23.26 km/day from the 25.55 km/day logged during the April-July period...