The Meghalaya Approach

Water scarcity involves water stress, water shortage or deficits, and water crisis. This may be due to both natural and human factors. But, many repor...

In a first, natural gas hydrates discovered in the Indian Ocean

PTI "This is the first discovery of its kind in the Indian Ocean that has the potential to be producible," USGS said in a statement. A large natural g...

‘Act Northeast’ before ‘Act East’

RADHABINOD KOIJAM As Isak Chishi Swu’s death complicates the Naga question, the Centre’s Northeast policy must be based on holistic development of the...

SMEs and Indian Economy: Harnessing Youth Potential the Only Way Out

Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) constitute spine of India’s burgeoning economy and it is the single largest sector to absorb country’s fast grow...

UN meeting highlights tremendous potential of border zones in Eastern South Asia, promoting cross-border economic cooperation

The vast and untapped development potential of border areas between Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal and India and the constraints to greater cooper...

Can Women play key role in  Sustainable Development?

According to Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson at UNEA-2, “Environmental concerns must be addressed in a much more integrated and horizontal way a...

Will Solar pumps Transform Rann of Kutch?

Rann of Kutch in Gujarat is familiar to everyone, even to the ones who have never been, because it holds an important chapter of our history and freed...

Questions raised on Digaru River ecosystem following mass DEATH of fish

It has been reported that lakhs of fish died in Digaru River due to contamination of the river water from the industrial wastes that are drained into...

Food wastage is wrecking our environment, let’s think before we throw

Remember how annoyed we used to get at our parents for those long lectures on food wastage for throwing two morsels into the bin.  We all know that we...

10 most vulnerable countries worldwide are in the Asia Pacific region at 58 million people at risk from rising sea levels: UN report

Across the world, climate change, the loss of biodiversity, land degradation and water scarcity are growing problems that need to be urgently addresse...

  • It has been observed that some vested commercial-minded organizations take the rich and affluent segments of the society for a ride by staging so-called R ...

  • By Dr. Arvind Kumar**President, India Water Foundation, New Delhi.Contemporary growth theories make it discernible that environmental sustainability is po ...

  • Dr Arvind Kumar**President, India Water Foundation, New Delhi (India).Broadly speaking, there are more than two billion people worldwide who are currently ...

  • By Dr. Arvind KumarSustainability and development go hand-in-hand. There is a dire need for the industry to increasingly adopt sustainable practices to sa ...

  • Dr Arvind Kumar** Editor, SAR Economist.Gangetic Plain lies in the centre of Uttar Pradesh. Having highly fertile alluvial soils, this region is flat in t ...

  • Dr Arvind Kumar**President, India Water Foundation, New Delhi.The recent drought in southern China, the worst drought in past five decades, has dried up f ...