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The algebra of Uttar Pradesh election results

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 21:13
While detailed data on voting pattern will take time to trickle in, some interesting numbers are emerging on BJP’s election victory in Uttar Pradesh

Limerick: On Ganga and Yamuna

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 20:36
Bibek Debroy’s Mint Metric on the Ganga and the Yamuna being recognized as having legal identities

Recipe for a smart village

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 20:34
The government needs to think about creating 250,000 smart panchayats. Or it can start with a smaller target

Samsung’s smartphone problems in India

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 20:16
Why is it that most CEOs at Indian companies are likely to be using an iPhone, and not a Samsung phone or any other Android device?

Insuring previvors

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 19:50
Exponential doubling in genetics will force us to change the way we think about society

Caught between the dragon and the elephant

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 19:41
India’s trade diplomats will need some deft footwork to manage two trade partners—China and the US

Income divergence: governance or development model?

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 19:36
Within most of the large states, the economic gap between richer and poorer districts is widening, not narrowing

An unequal balance

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 19:36
A text-book case on how not to deal with sexual harassment at the workplace would be the manner in which The Viral Fever dealt with an anonymous social media complaint

Rights of rivers

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 19:23
Mint’s quick edit on Uttarakhand high court recognizing the Ganga and Yamuna rivers as living entities, a first such instance in India but has international parallels

China as a champion of free trade

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 19:23
It is now China which has taken on the mantle of defending frictionless borders, not the US

Why India needs a new logistics network

News from India - 21. March 2017 - 19:16
An integrated multi-modal approach is necessary for reaping the benefits of GST and Make In India

2017 already marked by climate extremes: UN

New from UNFCCC - 21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: AFP - Extreme weather and climate conditions, including Arctic "heatwaves", are continuing this year, after 2016 topped the global temperature charts and saw shrinking sea ice and surging sea levels.

Why global warming could lead to a rise of 100,000 diabetes cases a year in the U.S.

New from UNFCCC - 21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: LA Times - If the average temperature rises by 1 degree Celsius, sea levels will rise, crop yields will fall and vulnerable species will see their habitat shrink or disappear.

Last year's weather proves climate change is real with 'no room for doubt', say scientists

New from UNFCCC - 21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Independent - There is “no room for doubt”. The astonishing weather experienced by the world last year and advances in climate science demonstrate conclusively that fossil fuel emissions are causing global warming – and something must be done about it.

Record-breaking climate change pushes world into ‘uncharted territory’

New from UNFCCC - 21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Guardian - Earth is a planet in upheaval, say scientists, as the World Meteorological Organisation publishes analysis of recent heat highs and ice lows

G20 report shows competing visions of a clean energy future

New from UNFCCC - 21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Climate Home - The IEA and IRENA issued separate press releases for their joint report, reflecting a gulf in expectations on the relative roles of renewables, nuclear and carbon capture

Plant a tree for the future

New from UNFCCC - 21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Fiji Times - FORESTS play an important role in the world and March 21 has been set aside by the Food and Agriculture Organisation as International Day of Forests.

Meet 9 badass women fighting climate change in cities

New from UNFCCC - 21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: GreenBiz -

The Women on the Front Lines of Climate Change

New from UNFCCC - 21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Pacific Standard - Women around the globe are disproportionately affected by climate change, but this gives them an edge in preparing for an uncertain future.

Call for UN to recognise impact of climate change on women

New from UNFCCC - 21. March 2017 - 15:59
Source: Radio New Zealand - The Pacific Islands Forum has called on the United Nations to recognise the threat climate change and natural disasters pose to the livelihoods of women in the region.

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