Kota Sriraj

Kota Sriraj

Gradual death of a geological marvel

Gradual death of a geological marvel

Thursday, 18 April 2019 | Kota Sriraj

It is baffling that the Aravallis, which were once a contiguous range, had to pay a heavy price due to human activities like mining. The range today has blunted, desertified and needs protection. The judiciary must intervene The might of the mountain ranges is almost mythical. These natural formations have not...

Cope with inevitable climate risk

Thursday, 21 February 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Climate change-related extreme weather events may not come to an end but the urban planner's efforts in making Indian cities resilient will help them bounce back after inevitable disasters Climate change has become an everyday reality for mankind. The ill-effects of punishing changes in the environment have already taken a toll...

The age of environmental breakdown

The age of environmental breakdown

Thursday, 14 February 2019 | Kota Sriraj

India must focus on all elements of degradation and seek solutions that can fundamentally transform key social and economic systems and make them resilient to changing climate patterns High incidence of climate-related events such as flash floods and droughts has increased dramatically over the past few decades. Nature-related flashpoints are now...

Scorching heat is melting the Himalayas

Thursday, 07 February 2019 | Kota Sriraj

The ICIMOD’s first ever assessment of climate change impacts on the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region must ring alarm bells. Blanket approaches will not work. All host countries need to step up efforts and work in tandem February 4, 2019, was a significant day for the Himalayas as on this very day,...

Desertification: A real-time threat

Thursday, 31 January 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Like climate change, barren lands are now a global problem. Emergency measures of replenishing groundwater, stopping anthropogenic activities and refreshing the green cover can be immediate solutions While travelling across central India, especially through the Western Ghats, one will not fail to observe the clear-cut changes made to the topography of...

Paradise lost: India’s biodiversity is in crisis

Thursday, 24 January 2019 | Kota Sriraj

While developed nations are bending over backwards to usher in biodiversity into urban spaces, India is tracking backwards and losing its green cover. The Western Ghats are symbolic of the country’s pristine hotspots and must not be allowed to wither away Population pressures, hunger for land and prime real estate...

Alternative fuel dream remains elusive

Thursday, 17 January 2019 | Kota Sriraj

In spite of the Government pushing the case of biofuels, the sector is simply not reaching the scale that is required to offer a mainstream energy source. General public awareness and an image makeover of biofuels will help make it a reality Spiralling levels of pollution, emanating from the use of...

Rein in heavy metal exposure

Rein in heavy metal exposure

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | Kota Sriraj

Lead is a silent killer and its ever-increasing presence in our food and the environment is alarming. The Government needs to act fast and limit our growing exposure to it before it takes a heavy toll on human lives Earlier this month, a food manufacturer of a popular brand was pulled...

State Editions

1,009 FIRs lodged, 1,008 held for poll code violation so far

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Political parties woo Dera Sacha Sauda followers

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Traders backing BJP, says Vijay Goel

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

BJP’s Vardhan, Tiwari, Parvesh file nominations

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Udit Raj asks BJP to clear confusion over his candidature

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP leads mega roadshow on way to file papers

23 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Valmiki community fields candidates on all LS seats

21 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

CM thwarted PMAY in city: Gupta

21 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Shiela inaugurates control room for poll campaign

21 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Sunday Pioneer

Cong pursues vote bhakti, we have desh bhakti: Modi

21 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Ditch smartphones & read history, Gehlot asks youth

21 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Shatrughan taunts BJP over poll losses in 3 States last yr

21 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer