Matters of the Mind

Pramod, 31, a factory worker in the Gurugram industrial area, lost his job as soon as the first 21-day lockdown was announced by the government, without any notice, in March 2020 to contain the spread of Covid-19. When the lockdown was announced

8 Encouraging, Climate-Friendly Moves

While international bodies and climate experts have taken a careful and critical look at the significant Intergovernmental Panel of Experts on Climate Change (IPCC) report, researchers have underlined a few encouraging indicators in the study. The IPCC Working Group III report, Climate Change 2022: Mitigation

Climate Change and Sports: Fault on Both Sides

US Paralympic champion of track and field Tatyana McFadden is considered the fastest woman in the world. She is a six-time US Paralympian and 20-time Paralympic medallist and has 23 World Major Marathons and five world records in track and field to

Empty Wallets

Ramvati, a fruitseller with two kids — a girl and a boy aged 10 and 13, respectively — was dependent on a Delhi-based NGO for helping the children with free tuition and books before the Covid-19 pandemic. The NGO’s support was vital for

5 Sustainable Construction Marvels in India

No innovation in the globally warming world is complete without sustainability. The objective of being sustainable now reflects prominently in the way India builds its structures with the interest moving on LEED-rated green buildings to constructing public infrastructure using diverse waste, like

Naubat Baja: An Innovative Way to Fight Child Marriages

Naubat Baja (7733959595), a missed-call based edutainment channel, has been disseminating messages and information for the welfare of youth, adolescents and women, and recently Covid-19, in Rajasthan. Led by the fact that cell phones are a preferred mode of communication for youth,

Cutting-Edge Ways to Secure Water

This World Water Day 2022, Tatsat Chronicle picks five out-of-the-box ideas from start-ups world over to overcome water shortage, contamination and wastage. These solutions are in response to grave, local challenges and use modern technologies and eco-friendly materials. These solutions are important

Nurturing Biodiversity on the Campus

On March 11, the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, released the biodiversity report of the flora and fauna of the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee campus. The first such documentation of the 175-year-old campus, the study noted 304 species of 237

Cow Dung, Everything But Waste

On March 10, beer company South African Breweries announced that it will soon use the manure of over 7,000 cows to power its operations. In a statement, the company briefed about the power-purchase agreement with Bio2Watt, an industrial-scale biogas waste-to-energy company that works

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