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Rising eco-anxiety means we should address mental health alongside food security
science

Rising eco-anxiety means we should address mental health alongside food security

We need to reframe eco-anxiety to emphasize hope in the midst of human tragedy, existential threats and climate catastrophe.

Water pollution is reducing economic growth in some countries by a third: World Bank
science

Water pollution is reducing economic growth in some countries by a third: World Bank

A major contributor to poor water quality is nitrogen, essential in agriculture, which leaches into rivers & oceans.

India likely to overshoot fertilizer aid bill by Rs 30,000 cr on settling old dues; banks may chip in: Report
Business

India likely to overshoot fertilizer aid bill by Rs 30,000 cr on settling old dues; banks may chip in: Report

Since the ministry of finance denied extra money to the ministry of chemicals and fertilizers for this year, the government is considering a “special banking arrangement” for local fertilizer companies.

Chhattisgarh polls: Farmers in Dhamtari, Balod districts wracked by drought, non-payment of crop insurance for 2017
Politics

Chhattisgarh polls: Farmers in Dhamtari, Balod districts wracked by drought, non-payment of crop insurance for 2017

Farmers in Chhattisgarh’s Dhamtari and Balod districts are anticipating a repeat of the 2017 severe drought situation this year too.

Scientists find that earthworm guts can digest cellulose, opening new avenues for the recycling of organic waste
News & Analysis

Scientists find that earthworm guts can digest cellulose, opening new avenues for the recycling of organic waste

Cellulose-degrading bacteria in the gut of an earthworm breaks it down into carbon, hydrogen and oxygen which makes up most of the soil organic matter.

Why India's timid system is proving to be a big challenge for Modi's audacious reform path
Business

Why India's timid system is proving to be a big challenge for Modi's audacious reform path

The system needs to define the real problem and makes independent choices of its own. Otherwise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to usher in reforms will be waylaid by the same lobbies that have been holding back the progress

Railway line, insurance for women and urea: Smriti Irani delivers goody bag in Amethi
Politics

Railway line, insurance for women and urea: Smriti Irani delivers goody bag in Amethi

Rahul Gandhi, the Congress MP from Amethi, had paid a three-day visit from May 18 to 20, when he had alleged that the Modi government was indulging in “politics of vengeance” by the alleged cancellation of a mega food park (MFP) project in Amethi. Even though the truth behind the MFP cancellation lies beneath piles of government documents, Irani, who is the Union Minister for Human Resources Development, sought to assert that she and the Central government meant what they said.

Govt asks RIL to increase gas supply to urea cos
Business

Govt asks RIL to increase gas supply to urea cos

Government has asked Reliance to sign agreements to increase supply of natural gas from KG-D6 fields to urea manufacturing units like IFFCO. The government has accorded urea manufacturing plants top priority in allocation of KG-D6 gas.

Will pig poo power China's energy appetite?
World

Will pig poo power China's energy appetite?

China's love of pork presents a mountain of a problem for the environment, 1.4 million tonnes of pig poo a year to be precise, but an Australian company believes it has part of the answer.