The government of India has allegedly backtracked from its assurance to fund a Rs.
53 crore innovative sewage treatment plant to clean up river Ganga, asking activists and scientists to scale down the plant from 37 MLD to 20MLD citing high costs. Aaron Pereira
Baghani, a tigress has been transferred to Sariska National Park in an attempt to revive the dominating position big cats had within the reserve. Filmmaker Nalla muthu captures Baghani's life in her new home through the documentary Tiger Dynasty. Alexina Correya
Once upon a time, there was only All India Radio and Doordarshan. Even now, the goodwill these two broadcasters enjoy is unrivalled. Using this goodwill as a platform, Prasar Bharati, since last month, has embarked on an outstanding effort to preserve for posterity the brilliance of the living legends of the Indian classical music tradition.
For second time in past 13 months police has detected cross border smuggling on “porous” border with China in remote Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. This has once again raised serious questions about the security along the border Gaurav Bisht reports.
Reeling in the aftermath of a spate of rapes being reported in the media, an overburdened National Women's Commission is looking at a complete overhaul. Sanjib Kr Baruah reports.
The draft of the Cinematograph Bill 2010 has incorporated features that will substantially change the scenario of the Indian film industry and its certification process. Sanjib Kr Baruah writes.
After years of faculty crunch woes across India’s universities, an 80% increase in the number of teachers qualified to enter India’s higher education system may signal a trend reversal, the government and UGC are hoping. Charu Sudan Kasturi reports.
New global study shows that areas most likely to suffer from crop yield reduction because of climate change match areas – like most of India – which already suffer chronic food stortage. Charu Sudan Kasturi reports.
From now on, Members of Parliament would have their say in the selection of rural roads to be laid in the respective constituencies under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, a prime component of Bharat Nirman taken up the UPA government. Prasad Nichenametla reports.
Pushpa is just 12 and is part of Manipur's next generation of sporting powerhouse but her dream to be world champion like many other Manipuri sportsperson such as boxer M C Mary Kom, may get shattered because of inadequate facilities.
Teenagers who spend hours plugged into their MP3 players are at greater risk of depression than their friends who prefer reading, new research by a team of American scientists suggests.
Identifying inflation as a major challenge, the UPA government will come up with a new set of reforms to check it in the 12-five year plan starting from 2012-13. Chetan Chauhan reports.
Your journeys to Bangalore and Aurangabad will become more comfortable as the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) will soon add will add 25 new air-conditioned Volvo buses from February.
As continuous curfew and shutdown has turned Kashmir into a semi-jail, Peerzada Ashiq,
in a first person account from Srinagar says "I want to see the Sun shining at Lal Chowk, Connaught Place of Srinagar, again".
Saleema Jan, a resident of a far-off village of Kashmir’s frontier district Kupwara, was all excited for the last nine months after she conceived her first baby. But delivering the baby turned into a nightmare for Jan on Saturday.