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The image shows Manya Harsh.(Life Beyond Numbers)

This 11-YO Eco-Warrior Is Turning Vegetable Waste Into Paper

By Life Beyond Numbers
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2021 06:32 PM IST
Manya Harsh has developed eco-sustainable paper from vegetable peels that many of us dispose of.
Saturn and Earth will be closest to each other at 11.30am Indian Standard Time (IST). (Representative Photo)
Saturn and Earth will be closest to each other at 11.30am Indian Standard Time (IST). (Representative Photo)

Saturn, Earth to come the closest today. Check time here

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2021 09:41 AM IST
Saturn will appear bright even with the naked eye and it can be seen throughout the night in August.
Solar flares are categorised as A, B, C, M or X--A being the smallest and X being the brightest and largest. (Screengrab from video posted by VideoFromSpace)
Solar flares are categorised as A, B, C, M or X--A being the smallest and X being the brightest and largest. (Screengrab from video posted by VideoFromSpace)

Sun blasts biggest solar flare in 4 years, causes minor radio blackout on earth

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2021 03:51 PM IST
  • The enormous solar flare, which appeared overnight, and disappeared even faster, can be seen emerging from the sun's upper right limb in a video released by Nasa
Most debris burns up in the earth's atmosphere before having the chance to crash into its surface but at times, pieces of a large object may hit the earth.(NASA)
Most debris burns up in the earth's atmosphere before having the chance to crash into its surface but at times, pieces of a large object may hit the earth.(NASA)

'Out of control' Chinese rocket debris to crash into earth this weekend

Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 09:12 AM IST
According to a statement from Defense Department spokesperson Mike Howard, the Chinese Long March 5B rocket is expected to enter earth's atmosphere around May 8.
Earth photographed while returning from the successful mission. Armstrong and Aldrin spent 21 hours, 36 minutes on the moon’s surface. After a rest period that included seven hours of sleep, the ascent stage engine fired at 124 hours, 22 minutes. (NASA)
Earth photographed while returning from the successful mission. Armstrong and Aldrin spent 21 hours, 36 minutes on the moon’s surface. After a rest period that included seven hours of sleep, the ascent stage engine fired at 124 hours, 22 minutes. (NASA)

Earth is spinning faster. Here’s what scientists are saying

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2021 09:15 PM IST
The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS) in Paris announced in July last year that no “leap second” would be added to the world’s official timekeeping in December 2020.
The book cover: Covid’s Metamorphosis, by Manju Jaidka and Nilak Datta.(Courtesy: Manju Jaidka and Nilak Datta)
The book cover: Covid’s Metamorphosis, by Manju Jaidka and Nilak Datta.(Courtesy: Manju Jaidka and Nilak Datta)

Roundabout: How the cookie crumbles yet again in Covid times

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Nirupama Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 09:01 PM IST
City writer-academic Manju Jaidka co-edits a book of stories with Nilak Datta that touches upon people’s personal, psychological and political response to the pandemic
The rear has some really interesting design elements like the blade-like scuff plate and thin tail-lights
The rear has some really interesting design elements like the blade-like scuff plate and thin tail-lights

Sunday drive by Hormazd Sorabjee: A look at the electronic vehicles at the Auto Expo

Hindustan Times | By Hormazd Sorabjee
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 10:24 PM IST
EVs at the Auto Expo, setting an EV record and then living with one. It’s been one electrifying month.

Tomorrow is a new chapter: The rise of climate fiction

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2019 09:40 PM IST
Spoiler alert: Planet Earth’s in trouble and everyone’s affected. But somewhere between denial and doomsday, a new genre of fiction has exploded, hoping to help make sense of it all, perhaps even offer hope.
More than 11,000 experts from around the world are calling for a critical addition to the main strategy of dumping fossil fuels for renewable energy: there needs to be far fewer humans on the planet.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
More than 11,000 experts from around the world are calling for a critical addition to the main strategy of dumping fossil fuels for renewable energy: there needs to be far fewer humans on the planet.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Over 11,000 scientists around the world declare climate emergency

Bloomberg | By Eric Roston
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 07:25 AM IST
More than 11,000 experts from around the world are calling for a critical addition to the main strategy of dumping fossil fuels for renewable energy: there needs to be far fewer humans on the planet.
I found myself standing between two gentlemen who were behaving as if they are in a race to win some imaginary episode of ‘India’s most intellectual’.
I found myself standing between two gentlemen who were behaving as if they are in a race to win some imaginary episode of ‘India’s most intellectual’.

A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: How to fake-flash your IQ!

Hindustan Times | By Sonal Kalra
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 04:11 PM IST
You may have heard of name dropping. But have you heard of ‘knowledge dropping’?
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is distributing saplings as “parshad” and promoting tree plantation in educational institutions to mark the 550th birth anniversary year of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. (Representative Image)(Hindustan Times)
The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is distributing saplings as “parshad” and promoting tree plantation in educational institutions to mark the 550th birth anniversary year of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. (Representative Image)(Hindustan Times)

Saplings as ‘parshad’ in gurdwaras to mark birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 12:16 AM IST
The DSGMC has launched a mega drive to plant 1lakh saplings at all gurdwaras and Sikh educational institutions, president of the committee Manjinder Singh Sirsa said.
As per the World Report on Disability, one in seven globally experiences some form of disability. People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority. Yet, they are unseen and unheard.(Picture for representation)
As per the World Report on Disability, one in seven globally experiences some form of disability. People with disabilities are the world’s largest minority. Yet, they are unseen and unheard.(Picture for representation)

En route to the top, leave no one behind

By Dr Satendra Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 01:23 AM IST
Almost all bus stops in Delhi mocks disabled citizens as they proudly display International Symbol of Access. It’s a different matter that majority of them neither have kerb cuts nor pavement height less than 150 mm.
One of the fundamental components of building this much-needed resilience is to mainstream the climate conversation, which unfortunately still remains an elite topic in India (though poorer sections will be hit much harder).(REUTERS)
One of the fundamental components of building this much-needed resilience is to mainstream the climate conversation, which unfortunately still remains an elite topic in India (though poorer sections will be hit much harder).(REUTERS)

We need to mainstream the climate conversation

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 01:09 PM IST
Instead of thinking only about vehicular emission, green cars, and carbon footprint, there needs to be a conversation happening around better and equitable management of water and waste and building resilience of our cities and villages
History has shown that even at our worst, individual efforts have managed to break through the status quo – revive barren lands, eradicate illnesses, and even reverse near-extinctions.(National Geographic)
History has shown that even at our worst, individual efforts have managed to break through the status quo – revive barren lands, eradicate illnesses, and even reverse near-extinctions.(National Geographic)

These home-grown initiatives are on a mission to save the planet

By Promotional Feature, HT Brand Studio
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2018 05:04 PM IST
As we inch closer to Earth Day 2018, let’s raise a toast to a few forward-thinking organisations that are tackling some of the most urgent issues of our times.
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