PRAKASH SINGH via Getty Images
Ajay Verma / Reuters
Alarming levels of smog covered Delhi Tuesday morning.
The need for ‘green jobs.’
By Sanjiv Phansalkar* Much passion is now generated in our country on the subject of protecting cattle. However, a dispassionate look at the reality of the cattle fodder situation seems to be largely...
mallmo via Getty Images
The biggest coal mining company in the world has announced that it will close 37 coal mines in India, because they are no longer financially viable. In a country that the World Health Organisations s...
That could have been tomorrow's lunch.
The losses are natural as well as economic.
If you think you don't waste much food, you might want to think again. As Australians, we actually discard a whopping 20 percent of what we purchase. That's like bringing home five shopping bags of fo...
LightRocket via Getty Images
Delhi University researchers discover four new burrowing frogs in the Western Ghats.
Not so many leaves to eat up there.
Clean Ganga has to start somewhere.
LightRocket via Getty Images
Koala habitat is disappearing, especially in Queensland, where land clearing laws enacted under the previous conservative state government remain in place despite a change of government. So what does...
'Will take suggestions to modify cattle trade order.'
NurPhoto via Getty Images
Climate change caused by human emissions of greenhouse gases is wreaking havoc on our planet — from heat waves to heavy rainstorms to higher sea levels, the consequences of global warming are fa...
In a recent op-ed for the Guardian, Margaret Atwood, author of "The Handmaid's Tale," outlined a three-point plan to help reform the plastics industry.
Hundred of people will die.
This story is part of a series on ocean plastics. Margaret Atwood, the author behind hit Hulu series "The Handmaid's Tale," is well versed in the types of hot-button issues that polarize societies. In...
Positive vibes can make a difference.
Brendan McDermid / Reuters
Inspections will also be held at marriage halls, convention centres, hotels and other venues, to check the same.
A few hours before the meeting between Pope Francis and President Donald Trump, Greenpeace activists send a message on the dome of St. Peter's Basilica early Wednesday.
"We worship nature. It is in Indian ethos."
QAI Publishing via Getty Images
The dome of St. Peter's Basilica was cast in a remonstration early Wednesday aimed at President Donald Trump just hours before his visit to the Vatican. Greenpeace's Italian and German offices teamed...
Bloomberg via Getty Images
'We live in a time of giants'
Hindustan Times via Getty Images
The river is considered the lifeline of the state.
Alex_Wang1 via Getty Images
Dumping and defecation, banned!
Stringer India / Reuters
A group of about 20,000 Syrian refugees living outdoors have access to electricity as of Wednesday thanks to a newly constructed solar plant in the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan. It's the first and onl...
The battle would still be hit if US funding dries up.
Nearly 3.8 million pieces of plastic have washed up on the beaches of one of the most remote places on earth, with crabs turning discarded rubbish into homes. Henderson Island, an uninhabited island i...
A compelling collection of essays.
In his Tinder profile, Sudan is described as "one of a kind" — and that's not a baseless boast. He's the last male northern white rhino on the planet and, as his profile explains, "the fate of m...
They apparently help break chemical bonds in polythene.
Keeping economy and ecology in balance
Danish Siddiqui / Reuters
The sacred Himalayas are even more endangered than the holy cow.
According to proposed draft regulations, even ecologically sensitive areas could be opened up for entertainment and commercial use.
"I started receiving calls from unknown numbers asking me if I was anti-Jallikattu."
Allegations of kickbacks have also marred the project.