agriculture

Exploring the unexplored places of Jharkhand

Exploring the unexplored places of Jharkhand

February 2, 2019

Located in the eastern part of India, Jharkhand is not really considered a popular tourist destination by many. However, this place not only abounds in beauty but also has several hidden gems that have not yet been explored.

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Farmers protest over the deepening agrarian crisis in India

Farmers protest over the deepening agrarian crisis in India

December 21, 2018

It is not just the uncertain nature that push the farmers toward desperate measures of protesting or ending their lives, but apathy from the government towards the agriculture sector has also undermined it.

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India needs more solar-based cold storage units

India needs more solar-based cold storage units

May 18, 2018

Low cost manufacturing and negligible operating costs of solar powered cold storage facilities will increase the shelf life of the fruits and vegetables and make it affordable for many farmers in India. Cold storage facility is the biggest need for farmers in the country. Every y...

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2016 most likely the hottest year on record

2016 most likely the hottest year on record

November 16, 2016

As COP22 entered its second week, WMO published a report stating that 2016 is likely the hottest year on record, with world leaders such as Trump urged to take action.

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Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

November 8, 2016

New Delhi is choking in its worst smog in 17 years as the little remaining clean air in the city has also waved a goodbye after the not so eco-friendly festive celebrations and the illegal crop burning in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), leading to a temporary closure of educ...

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Diwali leaves Delhi engulfed in severe pollution and smog

Diwali leaves Delhi engulfed in severe pollution and smog

November 3, 2016

With Diwali, it seems New Delhi's little remaining clean air has also waved goodbye this year. The level of pollution in the city, post-Diwali, has been the worst in five years with a huge increase in concentration levels of Fine Particulate Matter (PM 2.5)

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BRICS 2016 Summit sees modest results

BRICS 2016 Summit sees modest results

October 18, 2016

The 8th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit, organised this weekend in Goa, India, has not recorded any significant results in order to develop the political and economic cohesion of this group of countries that is still very disparate and often having diver...

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Les résultats modestes du sommet des Brics à Goa, en Inde

Les résultats modestes du sommet des Brics à Goa, en Inde

October 17, 2016

Le 8e sommet des Brics (Brésil, Russie, Inde, Chine, Afrique du Sud), organisé ce weekend à Goa, en Inde, n’a pas enregistré de résultats marquants pour développer la cohésion politique et économique de cet ensemble encore très hétéroclite et aux intérêts souvent d...

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Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague to probe allegations against the company

Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague to probe allegations against the company

October 13, 2016

The Monsanto Tribunal, to be held in The Hague to investigate the alleged crimes committed by Monsanto, is about to commence and organisations from around the world, including in India, are hoping for a major precedent to be set in international law.

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India reconsiders its stance over Indus Waters Treaty

India reconsiders its stance over Indus Waters Treaty

September 26, 2016

After 18 Indian army men lost their lives in the terrorist attack in Uri, the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir, on September 18, 2016, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi plans to take concrete actions against Pakistan through the re-evaluation of Indus Waters Treaty betwe...

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Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s first State visit to India

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s first State visit to India

August 30, 2016

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s four-day visit to India can propel the bilateral strategic, political, economic and cultural ties to a new high, coming as it does, at the start of a crucial transition of Myanmar towards democracy after decades of military rule. Leaders of both t...

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Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

August 20, 2016

Aiming to increase green cover area in the Indian capital, the Delhi government is working on the development of 42 city forests in the city.

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