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Heat waves; soon to become a norm

Heat waves; soon to become a norm

Kota Sriraj Yet another report has warned that severe climate related extremities are in the offing in the near future – this time a Nobel Prize-winning panel of scientists has warned that the deadly heat waves that hit India and Pakistan in 2015 could become yearly events if global temperatures rise more than two degree […] Read more

Gender in urban development in India

Gender in urban development in India

Sanyukta Sharma Urban Health and Gender Urban Health conditions in general have always been an area of concern. Mostly linked with Sanitation, many communicable diseases like Tuberculosis and HIV are at high risk in the slum areas of the urban cities. This can be attributed to the migrant population in the cities as well especially […] Read more

The new rules of power play

The new rules of power play

Vivek Katju The 19th India-Russia annual summit on October 4-5 attracted greater attention than its previous recent editions. On the agenda were issues that profile the fundamental dilemma that confronts Indian foreign policy today: how does the country navigate the bilateral and triangular, current and emerging, relationships between the US, Russia and China? In focus […] Read more

Gender in urban development in India

Gender in urban development in India

Sanyukta Sharma Water Providing efficient and timely water supply is one of the key services which are important for the development of an urban city. Any human being needs it for their routine purpose irrespective of the gender. But as to what we see in India, women are generally responsible for water collection and its […] Read more

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Cosmic vibrancy

Cosmic vibrancy

While walking around Hallstatt, a small village in Upper Austria, the clear blue and white skyline, and the lush green trail leading to the mountains, remind me of the grace and grandeur of all that we call life. I stop by the lake in deep... Read more

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