About Auther:

Anushua is currently pursuing her masters in Environment Management from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi having completed her graduation in chemistry from Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi. She did her schooling from Ann Mary, Dehradun which instilled in her the passion for environment. She has particular interest in energy and water pollution domain and loves to read and write about researches in the field of science.

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Climate Change Can Make You Vulnerable To Diseases

The earth is 4.5 billion years old. It has seen a lot of changes over the centuries from phases of extremely high temperature to the periods of permafrost, a lot about these climatic changes is known because of the remains found in the corals, rocks, ice, trees and fossils. These climatic changes have brought about…

Refugees

Homeless, Stateless and Penniless- The Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Syrian refugee crisis has assumed alarming proportions and much of it is the result of the unplanned measures of the west. The refugee crisis has increased because of the massive gains made by ISIS and people who cannot conform to their ideology must now move elsewhere. They have no choice. Thousands of people now…

Jallikattu festival

JalliKattu- How the cultural aspect was spoiled and why the SC had to frame guidelines

Jaliikattu is a bull taming sport that is played in Tamil Nadu during the Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal day. The origins of jallikattu are in the world-famous Palamedu, near Madurai on January 15 followed by “Alanganallur-jallikattu” in Alanganallur, near Madurai on 16 January. Celebrations have been carried on since the Sangam age. Some prize…

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Geographical Indication Tag

Geographical Indication tag is an indicator on a product that a particular item has originated from a particular region only like the Kanchipuram Silk Saree, Alphanso Mango, Nagpuri Orange, Kolhapuri Chappal, Bikaneri Bhujia and Agra Petha etc. So anybody from another part cannot sell an Agra Petha under the name. GI tag helps in increasing…

Bio Toilets

Bio Toilets- Towards making India an open defecation free country

Bio toilets have considerable advantages such as being highly suitable for harsh sub zero temperatures of Himalayan Region, Glaciers, Railway coaches, Buses, Highways, Remote areas, sea ports, Mining area, metro cities etc. They are also suitable for mobile applications and are maintenance free as it runs on a continuous biological process. It helps in overcoming…

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Overview and Progress of Total Sanitation Campaign – Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan

Total Sanitation Campaign is a flagship program of the Government of India. The ‘Total Sanitation Campaign’ (TSC), now rechristened after 2012 as the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA), aims to accelerate the progress of sanitation in rural areas. Under NBA, projects are sanctioned taking the district as a unit. Under the NBA, assistance for Solid and…

Polio Immunisation programme

India completes three years without any polio case

India has completed three years without reporting any case of polio in January 2014. It is only the second time in the history that a disease is being eliminated in India through immunisation after small pox in May 1980. Officially the World Health Organisation (WHO) will certify India as polio-free on 11 February 2014. The…