Soft power is an increasingly important part of India’s foreign policy, argues Shanatu Kishwar of the Observer Research Foundation; and Buddhism is a key component.
New research shows that the Indian economy could be boosted by $770 billion.
On average, a woman in rural India walks between 5 and 20 kilometres a day to fetch water.
Community projects are playing an increasing role in helping residents of Bangalore find a secure and sustainable water supply.
When faith or identity are used to sell services and goods, it can either promote diversity or increase differences. That's why inclusiveness is key.
Until larger grids are developed, rural areas in developing countries should make sure of mini-grids.
Every one of India’s 1.3 billion people uses an average 11kg of plastic each year. After being used, much of this plastic finds its way to the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean, where it can m...
The recent deterioration in air quality is causing widespread respiratory problems.
Although India is one of the world's fastest-growing large economies, it ranks 131 out of 188 countries on the UNDP’s Human Development Index. Now it has launched a new programme to trans...
If India is to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution equitably, inclusively and sustainably, taking a leadership position on AI is critical.
India’s Prime Minister has promised to eliminate all single-use plastic in the country by 2022, the most ambitious pledge yet to tackling the global problem
Countries could save billions in welfare payments by ending the practice.
A material that can be constantly recycled is a great help to ecology and the economy, especially when the human population is growing rapidly and our lifestyle demands are increasing exp...
Between 2013 and 2016, more than 4,000 Indians lost their lives to hot weather, at a conservative estimate.
Officials of Eastern Odisha claim the scheme will benefit a million people.