Water Conservation
Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Waste not, want not policy at Dhanbad institute

Projects to harvest rainwater and utilise treated sewage water for gardening are being implemented at the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, in view of the need to conse...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 15.03.20

Another worry

Sir — In the midst of the global spread of a new disease, one of the precautionary measures being advised is the regular washing of hands with soap or handwash for around 20 seconds. However, this i...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.12.19

From mosquito dens to colourful tree guards

Abandoned overhead water tanks, that were until now the ideal breeding sites for mosquitoes, are being turned into catching structures that will not only spread awareness on key issues but also act as...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpdur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.19

Green race at school to protect environment in Haldia

Students planted saplings to finish a race and put vegetables in a cloth bag in a hurdle race. A Haldia school had environment as the theme of their annual sports day on Saturday where more than half ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.19

Make every drop count

Did you know that a building near IA Market has been recycling rainwater and using it to flush their toilets for the last 13 years? Or that an FC Block resident has been purifying rainwater at his hou...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.11.19

Call for water meter to curb wastage

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.19

Progress in 'aspirational' rural districts

In the year of the Mahatma’s 150th birth anniversary, it would be prudent to revisit the philosophy behind his approach to rural development in the context of Niti Aayog’s Aspirational Districts P...
By Chitvan Singh Dhillon and Parul Gulati in

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.19

Reinventing urban India

The latest Intergovernmental report by the Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) makes for bleak reading. It reveals that the health of our ecosystems on which we and ...
By Manit Rastogi in

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Green buildings: The State must support R&D

Global warming is a concern worldwide, and the negative environmental effects of buildings — through energy consumption, carbon emission, raw material use and waste — are well-known. A growing wor...
By Bidisha Biswas in

India  /  Published 15.08.19

PM Narendra Modi bats for ‘wealth creators’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday delivered his sixth and longest Independence Day speech, patting himself for scrapping Jammu and Kashmir’s special status but skirting the deepening concerns...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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