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‘Although Inadequate, Increase In Minimum Support Price Is Welcome’

‘Although Inadequate, Increase In Minimum Support Price Is Welcome’

  Mumbai: Under pressure from farmers’ groups across the country due to falling prices and a glut of produce, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance government announced a hike…

‘Government Is Preparing The Ground For Decline Of Rural Jobs Programme’

‘Government Is Preparing The Ground For Decline Of Rural Jobs Programme’

  Mumbai: In the budget for 2018-19, the government allocated the largest sum for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the world’s largest job-guarantee programme, since its…

Make Cooling Panels From Farm Waste Instead Of Burning It And Fouling Delhi Air: A Scientist’s Solution

Make Cooling Panels From Farm Waste Instead Of Burning It And Fouling Delhi Air: A Scientist’s Solution

Agricultural fires in Punjab and Haryana cause about half of Delhi’s air pollution, according to a new Harvard University study. Daniel Cusworth, an atmospheric chemist at Harvard and co-founder of…

Why India Must Discard Fear, Give Some TB Patients ‘Game-Changing’ Drug

Why India Must Discard Fear, Give Some TB Patients ‘Game-Changing’ Drug

  Johannesburg, South Africa: Like South Africa, India should immediately make available the tuberculosis (TB) drug bedaquiline–till now used as a drug of last resort–to nearly 147,000 Indians with a…

‘Reduce Stigma To Make Women Comfortable Accessing Safe Abortions’

‘Reduce Stigma To Make Women Comfortable Accessing Safe Abortions’

Indian women resort to back-alley providers because abortion continues to be stigmatised: Vinoj Manning, Ipas Development Foundation, India.   New Delhi: Abortion was legalised in India almost half a century…

How A Healthy Gut Can Be A Bulwark Against India’s Lifestyle-Disease Epidemic

How A Healthy Gut Can Be A Bulwark Against India’s Lifestyle-Disease Epidemic

  Mount Abu (Rajasthan): Processed food, an overly sanitised environment and an urban lifestyle can reduce beneficial bacteria in your gut, which primes the body against India’s epidemic of lifestyle…

‘We Could Reverse Type 2 Diabetes In India In The Next 5 Years’

‘We Could Reverse Type 2 Diabetes In India In The Next 5 Years’

  Mumbai: Aseem Malhotra PhD, is a man with a mission–to drastically reduce the amount of carbohydrates we eat. He claims by cutting back on sugary and starchy foods, we…

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