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Environmentalist Sunita Narain stable after hit-and-run mishap

Hit by a car while cycling, environmental activist Sunita Narain on Monday said cyclists in Indian cities are being edged out systematically to make way for cars. "Cyclists in Indian cities are......

Anna Hazare and his 80s revolution

Sunita Narain profiles the man who never took half steps to development and transformed a drought-hit village into a prosperous one back in the 1980s. The first time I met Anna Hazare was in the......

Sunita Narain: Bullets are not the answer

We cannot say that development-related issues are long term while the immediate task is to annihilate the Naxalites.The massacre of 76 policemen in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh by the......

'Cyclone Nargis a sign of things to come'

Sunita Narain, director, Centre for Science and Environment has warned that the Nargis cyclone that devastated Myanmar is a "sign of things to come", as climate change caused extreme weather to......

'What we did for the environment has been undone by the new govt'

Image: Jairam Ramesh with his new book, Green Signals. 'This is not a Sanjay Baru or Natwar Singh type of book. It's not a memoir. It's not a book to reveal conversations, real or imaginary. This......

Design smart cities for India without copying the West

The most efficient utility for our smart cities will be about smart design, writes Sunita Narain.  Smart cities will work only if we can reinvent the very idea of urban growth.  Smart......

India must find affordable solutions to protect environment

All the energy is spent on blocking projects - so once they are cleared, the mission is lost, notes Sunita Narain. Debates are essentially polarised and noisy. But for resolution and movement in......

PM re-constitutes climate panel; CSE's Narain, Ratan Tata out

Prime Minister Narendra Modi re-constituted a high-level climate panel and dropped well-known environmentalist Sunita Narain and top industry leader Ratan Tata from the council. TERI chairperson R......

How we can clean the highly polluted Ganga river

Water is drawn for agriculture, industry and cities, but only waste is returned to the river says Sunita Narain. Way back in 1986, Rajiv Gandhi launched the Ganga Action Plan. But years later,......

Why the climate deal is bad for us

There is no way the Copenhagen Accord can be billed as a climate change agreement, says Sunita Narain.Climate change negotiations - cold after the freeze at the Copenhagen meet in December - have......
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Primer for feminine success

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HSBC launches book on India's 30 women leaders

BENGALURU: When she could not land the job of a brew-master in India because it was a man's domain, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw founded Biocon out of a... ...

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The making of mining policy

There is a science and an art to policymaking. In India, this is confounding and abstract. But what stands out is that the intent and form of... ...

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Want to be a Vogue bride?

Weddings are made of dreams—from the time you danced in your mother's dupatta as a kid and that time when you cried reluctant tears at the end of... ...

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Caution note on mining royalty use

Noamundi iron ore mines in West Singhbhum Ranchi, July 9: The state government, which is in the process of setting up district mineral... ...

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