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Aug 14, 2019
Kerala floods: Experts point to climate change, population pressure as state faces another delugeKerala is grappling with deluge, a repeat of the devastating August 2018 floods. A meteorological unpredictability is looming large over South India and it’s more visible in Kerala. The state is facing the combined after effects of climate change, population pressure and unscientific land utilization.
Aug 12, 2019
Bakri Eid feasts from across India: Mappila cuisine to Bohri tradition, a celebration through foodThere is a great diversity in the feasts that are prepared for Bakri Eid across India. In addition to the quintessential biriyani and kebabs, dishes like the lucknawi mutton chaap from Awadh, mutta mala from Kerala and methi maaz from Kashmir also feature prominently on dinner tables.
Aug 11, 2019
What the Fields Remember: Subasri Krishnan on the human cost of the Nellie massacreThe Nellie massacre is among the bloodiest chapters in the history of India. Yet it remains on the fringes of the nation’s collective memory. Documentary filmmaker Subasri Krishnan’s film What the Fields Remember is an effort to chronicle what is/has been forgotten.
Aug 09, 2019
As Volkswagen ceases production of Beetle, Mumbai's 'Bug' aficionados share memories of iconic carOn 10 July, the last Volkswagen Beetle rolled off the company's assembly line in Mexico. The iconic car had been in production since 1938 and has enamoured generations of car lovers across the globe.
Aug 07, 2019
In UP and Bihar, a social venture involving electric rickshaws is providing eco-friendly livelihoodsA social enterprise, SMV Green Solutions, is helping people from low-income groups in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh to own and operate electric rickshaws.
Aug 05, 2019
Indian states demand payment for ecosystem services: An idea whose time has comeHimalayan states in India are demanding payment for ecosystem services such as clean water and pristine forests, based on the idea of natural capital whose time has come.
Aug 03, 2019
From Camden to Columbia Road, a pictorial journey through London's many specialty marketsLondon’s many vibrant markets make for a fascinating visit any time of the year, but on a warm summer’s day this experience becomes even more of a pleasure.
Aug 01, 2019
In Tamil Nadu, anatomy of a caste crime: Families devastated by honour killings speak of the scourgeHonour killings in Tamil Nadu have left behind broken families, disillusioning fights against the social order, untold amounts of grief — through which faint glimmerings of hope shine through
Jul 31, 2019
Pakistan’s Indus delta becoming no man’s land with sea level rise and dams upstreamPeople in Paksitan are leaving their villages en masse as the Indus delta sinking means they cannot farm or fish and have no freshwater, thanks to sea level rise and dams upstream
Jul 29, 2019
Tibetan grasslands could be saved by return to traditional grazing, replacing old policiesThe Zoigê grasslands may greatly benefit from removing the fences that divide them, but entrenched interests and government policy are pushing in the other direction.