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Bengaluru, Delhi, Chennai And Hyderabad Among 21 Cities To Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020

Bengaluru, Delhi, Chennai And Hyderabad Among  21 Cities To Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020

  New Delhi: India face the worst water crisis in its history, and 21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020, a new report from the NITI Aayog–a…

As Indian Women Leave Jobs, Single Women Keep Working. Here’s Why

As Indian Women Leave Jobs, Single Women Keep Working. Here’s Why

  New Delhi: For as long as she can remember, Kolkata-based Ruchhita Kazaria, 36 and never married, has known she would have to get a job. Two of her elder…

India Remains World’s Top Recipient of Remittances From Its Diaspora

India Remains World’s Top Recipient of Remittances From Its Diaspora

  Mumbai: India continued to be the world’s top recipient of remittance from its diaspora, gathering $69 billion in 2017–nearly 1.5 times India’s defence budget for 2018-19–an increase of 9.5%…

64% Rise In Terror Incidents in J&K Over 2 Years, As BJP-PDP Alliance Splinters

64% Rise In Terror Incidents in J&K Over 2 Years, As BJP-PDP Alliance Splinters

  Mumbai: There was a 64% rise in terror incidents in Jammu and Kashmir over three years to 2017, providing some perspective to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) decision to…

Railways Mull Rs 6,250 Cr Replacement To Flawed Bio-Toilets–After Spending Rs 1,620 Cr

Railways Mull Rs 6,250 Cr Replacement To Flawed Bio-Toilets–After Spending Rs 1,620 Cr

  Mumbai: Having spent nearly Rs 1,370 crore on 136,985 railway bio-toilets–criticised for being “no better than septic tanks”–and after earmarking Rs 250 crore to install bio-toilets on remaining trains…

Smaller Indian Cities Better At Managing Waste Than Larger Ones

Smaller Indian Cities Better At Managing Waste Than Larger Ones

  New Delhi: Some of India’s smallest cities, such as Vengurla and Panchgani in Maharashtra, and mid-level cities, such as Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, are more efficient in managing…

Toxic Air Is Now A Year-Round Problem For Delhi

Toxic Air Is Now A Year-Round Problem For Delhi

  Mumbai: Delhi’s toxic air is no longer limited to winters.   While Delhi is experiencing high levels of air pollution largely caused by a dust storm hitting western India,…