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SDG: Concentrating on Goal 11 can be a game changer

There is an old adage in Hindi language that roughly translates as “master one, master all”. Nowhere has it seemed more applicable than in the context of Sustainable Development Goals. Off the 17 goals accepted and propagated by the United … Continue reading

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Sustainable city: Age of `urban dinosaurs’ must end

The human race is moving on a one way path towards urbanisation. Cities around the world are growing rapidly. Researchers, sociologists and futurologists are all unanimous in their prophecy that humans are evolving into an urban species. Town planners, architects … Continue reading

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Sustainable air quality: How Delhi lost the plot – part 2

India’s capital Delhi has expanded at a phenomenal rate during the last two decades. Presence of economic opportunities in and around the city and lack of it in the hinterland, forced hundreds of thousands of people from all over the … Continue reading

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Sustainable urban air quality: How Delhi squandered its chances – part 1

These days India’s capital, New Delhi, is witnessing an intellectual debate thanks to two consecutive damning reports by an international agency and an US University. In January, Yale University, claimed that Delhi’s air quality is worse than that of Beijing. … Continue reading

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Stop leaking taps to save your sex appeal

If your tap’s prostrate (read washer) is weak then in near future you may smell your way to a broken marriage or end up being single with whom nobody wants to mingle. Yes this is the shocking finding of an … Continue reading

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