Articles by IndiaSpend
Jul 17, 2018
Climate change will worsen flooding in South Asia; India already accounts for a fifth of global deaths due to floodsIndia accounts for one-fifth of global deaths due to floods, according to government data that lends perspective to a new World Bank study.
Jul 14, 2018
Climate change may reduce rabi and kharif crop earnings by up to 13.7% and 5.5%; farmers left to their own resources to copeThe farmers of Sri Muktsar district chose to play it safe; elsewhere farmers might choose to deal with climate change differently.
Jul 13, 2018
Indians put highest level of 'effective trust' in army, followed by SC; govt officials, political parties least trustedIn India, the army enjoys the highest level of "effective trust", followed by the Supreme Court (SC) and the high courts, according to a 2018 study.
Jul 12, 2018
India's transition to green economy could create three million new jobs by 2030, says ILO reportIf 40 percent of India' s electricity comes from renewables by 2030 (from 7.5 percent in February 2018), the country could add about three million new jobs.
Jul 11, 2018
How a new technology fix can help efforts to fight the drug problem in PunjabPublic health advocates are now calling for the state to ensure all health facilities adopt auto-disable syringes.
Jul 10, 2018
New version of drug offers hope for Indian mothers dying in childbirthCurrently, WHO recommends oxytocin to prevent excessive bleeding during childbirth.
Jul 09, 2018
24 persons killed in mob attacks in 2018; analysis shows such incidents rose 4.5-fold since 2017So far this year, 24 persons have been killed in such mob attacks, an IndiaSpend analysis of news reports from across India shows.
Jul 07, 2018
Changing cropping patterns could help India cut irrigation water usage by 33 percent, reduce impact of local climate shocksIrrigation needs of wheat, a Rabi crop, have driven 69 percent of the increase in demand for water for agricultural purposes, while rice, is the most inefficient crop in nutrient production as well as water usage
Jul 06, 2018
15th Finance Commission: Kerala won't accept decisions that undermine state's fiscal domain, says Thomas IsaacWe are not against the finance commission. All we are demanding is that it be allowed to perform its constitutional duty, says Thomas Isaac
Jul 05, 2018
Renewable energy sector created 47,000 new jobs in India in 2017, employed 4,32,000 people in all: IRENA reportThe renewable energy sector created 47,000 new jobs in India in 2017, employing 4,32,000 people, according to a recent report by the inter-governmental International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).