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While we await Coronavirus cure, fortify your immunity with these natural remedies

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| April 25, 2020

A look at the natural remedies that can be used to increase immunity in times of the Coronavirus pandemic

Lessons from the COVID-19 Response

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| April 23, 2020

In the face of the global Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, there are lessons that should be learnt globally from the present crisis engulfing the whole world. Creation of spare healthcare capacities is clearly a necessity across the world. Managing communication would also be an increasing challenge.

Fostering a sustainable urban future: Experiences from knowledge exchange workshops between India and Afghanistan

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| April 23, 2020

The current scenario in India and Afghanistan shows us that most of the population still lives in rural areas, but the trends are changing rapidly as people migrate towards urban and peri-urban areas. According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), 55% of the world's population is residing in urban areas currently, with the proportion predicted to grow to 68% by 2050 (UNDESA, 2018).

COVID-19: A strategic opportunity for sustainable development

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| April 22, 2020

The sector-specific allocations for health, education, and infrastructure the Union Budget 2020-21 collectively make up only a fraction of India's GDP. Our rapidly developing economy is threatened in the wake of a new global pandemic, COVID-19.

Changing role of chief sustainability officers

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| April 21, 2020

Indus Towers has adopted various measures to set an example in making the telecom business more environmentally sustainable, writes its chief sustainability officer

Earth Day turns 50: Our obligation to endure and nurture

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| April 21, 2020

Earth Day in 1970 began like any other movement: obscure and unpretentious at its genesis; gained momentum fed by other streams of thought; and eventually broadened by pressing environmental issues of the time.

In fight against Coronavirus, be aware of malnutrition's role in increasing vulnerability

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| April 17, 2020

The linkage between malnutrition and susceptibility to viral infections becomes especially important in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic

Creating awareness among school children for leveraging the use of treated wastewater in India

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| April 16, 2020

The per capita water availability depends upon the population of the country and with the increasing population; the per capita availability of India is reducing and is expected to reach 1,367 cubic meters in 2021. As per Niti Aayog, 21 major cities (including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Hyderabad) are racing towards zero groundwater levels, affecting access for 100 million people. In such a situation we need to look for alternate sources of water to meet our ever-increasing demands as water conservation and efficient use will not suffice.

जलवायु परिवर्तन से निपटने के लिए भारत कितना है तैयार?

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| April 15, 2020

जलवायु परिवर्तन के गंभीर परिणाम हमारे सामने हैं जैसे मौसम में बढ़ते हुए बदलाव, अनियमित वर्षा, बाढ़ और सूखे जैसी घटनाओं का बार बार होना आदि। यह साफ़ है कि अगर अभी भी हम इन घटनाओं की अनदेखी करते हैं तो निकट भविष्य में हम इनका सामना करने के लिए तैयार नहीं होंगे।

What can the Coronavirus response teach us about dealing with climate change?

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| April 13, 2020

Can we learn any lessons from the COVID 19 response in order to handle similar existential problems facing the world - such as climate change