Surviving deadly storms that wreaked havoc in Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh
Between May 2 and May 3, intense dust storm and thunderstorm killed at least 124 people in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab and injured more than 300. Locals do not remember when was the last time they had seen such deadly storms.
Loo blues: Count defunct toilets before building more
Delhi gas leak incident: schoolkids find themselves at the receiving end
Over 400 students were hospitalised on Saturday after toxic chemical leakage at a container depot near two schools in southeast Delhi's Tughlakabad area.The Delhi government has ordered a magisterial probe into the incident and police have registered an FIR in the matter.
Women and their woeful walk for water
Women are responsible for finding and collecting water for their families. They walk miles, carry heavy burdens and wait for their turn for hours. On World Water Day, we take a look at their life-long struggle for something as basic as potable water
Life along the Kosi: series 2
The Kosi river flows through the densely populated north-east Bihar, where people mostly depend on farming, fishing and cattle. They also make good use of the bamboo, reed, wild sugarcane and jute growing along the river. Notorious for changing its course and flooding, the river was embanked soon after Independence but with some painful consequences.
Down To Earth makes debut at Jaipur Literature Festival 2017
Down To Earth released its annual report on India's State of Environment 2017 at Jaipur Literature Festival 2017. It was followed by a riveting session by Sunita Narain on 'Deglobalisation in the time of Climate Change'
Life along the Kosi: series 1
The saying goes Eqypt is the gift of the Nile. Throughout history rivers around the world have nurtured civilisations. In India, rivers are worshipped as goddesses. But the Kosi river in Bihar is referred to as both mother and witch by the people in the region. Known for its frequent floods, the Kosi was confined within embankments soon after Independence.
The hidden valley
Our photographer Vikas Choudhary captures the breathtaking landscape of Apatani valley nestled in the midst of wooded hills in Lower Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh. His photographs capture the unique culture of the Apatanis and the stunning beauty of their surroundings.
Pride of India
The 'Pride of India Expo' at the Indian Science Congress 2016 hosted nearly 180 top notch scientific organisations of the country to display new innovations, working models of existing innovations and information on new research conducted by them. Here are glimpses from the exhibition: