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A-ward tops list of poor quality water

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) A-ward, which comprises areas like Colaba, Churchgate and Cuffe Parade, has consistently been receiving poor quality water. While in May, the highest number of contaminated water samples collected by the BMC for tests belonged to the A-ward, in June and August, the ward had the second highest number, and in July the....

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Need to restore the lost glory of cotton in India: Textile commissioner Gupta

Nagpur: "Time has come to restore the lost glory of Indian cotton. Country just doesn't need to increase its productivity and improve the quality of the cotton but it also needs to double the income of cotton farmers and non-farmers associated with the cotton industry by 2022. With the second technology mission on cotton in the offing all this seems possible,....

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How indoor air pollution is leading to stunted growth in India’s children

Worldwide, as many as 4.3 million people die each year due to indoor air pollution. The conversation on air quality, however, has been focused largely on outdoor air pollution. As researchers at Evidence for Policy Design, we conducted an analysis of 2005-2006 National Family Health Survey (NFHS-3) data and found strong evidence that the exposure to indoor air pollu....

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