Kota Sriraj

Kota Sriraj

Alternative fuel dream remains elusive

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...

Fighting pollution, the Beijing way

Thursday, 22 November 2018 | Kota Sriraj

There’s a lot India can learn from the Chinese capital which has registered tremendous improvement in its air quality. First, we need a political will to fight the bad-air days In the first week of November 2018, this writer paid a visit to Beijing and came back quite impressed as to...

Dry riverbeds of tomorrow

Thursday, 15 November 2018 | Kota Sriraj

Only zero tolerance policies pertaining to pollution and climate change can retrieve our rivers from doom. But do the authorities have the will to see this through? Only time will tell There is certainly something seriously going wrong with our fresh water bodies, not only in India but also across the...

Spiralling vehicular pollution

Monday, 12 November 2018 | Kota Sriraj

The Government's vision of electrification of all transport modes may see the light of day soon but India does not have an alternative transport policy, including non-polluting modes of mobility, which can play a pivotal role in reducing pollution The period of Diwali and combination of industrial and vehicular pollution combined...

Disappearing global biodiversity

Thursday, 01 November 2018 | Kota Sriraj

Time is surely running out for wildlife in India. The Government must prioritise wildlife preservation and ensure that the designated corridors which enable wildlife to safely migrate are given protected status Anthropogenic activities are gradually taking a steady toll on biodiversity and the pace of destruction has picked up over the...

Untreated water is wasted water

Thursday, 25 October 2018 | Kota Sriraj

There are many methods to treat our most precious resource, water. What is lacking is the will to do so. Our rivers must be saved Dusshera and Ganesh Chaturthi saw the whole country revel in festivities and devotion. However, for the water bodies in India, this was the toughest time of...

Environment risks and migration

Environment risks and migration

Thursday, 18 October 2018 | Kota Sriraj

A vicious cycle of failing environment and rising migration levels needs to be ended by implementing effective agricultural strategies as suggested by FAO October 16 is observed as World Food Day in honour of the founding date of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in 1945. The...

Heat waves: Soon to become a norm

Thursday, 11 October 2018 | Kota Sriraj

While India alone cannot alter the global trajectory of climate change, it can make enormous difference by undertaking measures on the home front Yet another report has warned that severe climate related extremities are in the offing in the near future — this time a Nobel Prize-winning panel of scientists has...

State Editions

Guv reviews State, Central projects in Puri

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Odisha holds investors’ meet in Gujarat

20 January 2019 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Elephant injures 5 in Garhwa

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Palamu holds impressive sacred soil function

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Print Media team wins Tata Steel Media Cup

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

DPS, Ranchi holds Annual Day-ASIMIT

20 January 2019 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

Globe Trotting

20 January 2019 | Agencies | Sunday Pioneer

Sharif not completely well, says special medical board

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Bangladesh PM Hasina says Govt will work for all

20 January 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer