They are using Potash Alum, a household compound. An idol of 1.5-2 feet using it can be made at a minimal cost of just Rs. 3.
The Kishenganga Project left the historically rich ‘Dard-Shin’ tribe of Gurez valley devoid of their land, identity, culture and livelihood. Now, they are facing an existential threat as fears of avalanche and other natural disasters loom large in their minds.
'No means, No' is a powerful slogan coined by the locals in Kinnaur supported by some social and environmental groups to stop sanctioning of any new hydel projects, almost on the lines of Uttarakhand’s famous “Chipko anadolan” – a mass movement to save the forests there .
Time is running out. India must revisit its spiritual roots to discover its own form of environmentalism
Kinnaur is already identified as a high landslide and disaster-prone zone. And yet it is the hub of intense construction activity like hydropower and massive land-use changes.
The 'development' project has made the locals and the stakeholders concerned about the fragile ecosystem of the area as the Western Himalayan belt is attributed to high conservation importance.
The state administration informed the Kerala High Court on Wednesday that a mafia was involved in tree felling and that what was uncovered in the probe was only the tip of the iceberg.
The new report revealed that India's rank was 115 last year and dropped by two places primarily because of major challenges like ending hunger and achieving food security.
In Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district, late AD Negi planted 30,000 trees, turning nearly 70 hectares of parched soil into a breathtaking green patch.
The unsystematic practice of Jhum with complete disregard for traditional ethics poses a grave threat to restoring the ecosystem of the land.
Mattias Frumerie shares with Outlook’s Lola Nayar how carbon taxes and stimulus can play a significant role in shaping India's green recovery.
The Delhi High Court in its Friday order said, 'It appears the suit was for publicity. Juhi Chawla circulated the link of the hearing on social media.'
Demand of diary has paved the way for plant-based dairy products and other milk alternatives
Former church worker taps into the spiritual core of indigenous practices to combat climate change.
Food hubs can play a key role in tackling the scourge of hunger and malnutrition
The trees which Sunderlal Bahuguna planted in Uttarakhand are now being uprooted to make way for the Char Dham highway project and instead of acting to preserve his legacy we are making do with false condolences
As we mark World Biodiversity Day, let us pledge to preserve and protect our planet’s resourceful and nurturing ecosystems before it is too late.
Bahuguna, 94, was undergoing treatment at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh
An effigy of Ravana burns during the Dussehra celebrations, in Amritsar.PTI Photo
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh volunteers participate in the annual Vijayadashmi programme, in Nagpur.PTI Photo
Devotees pull the chariot of Lord Raghunath on the occasion of Kullu Dussehra.PTI Photo
Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia with his son Maha Aryaman Scindia offers prayers at Gorkhi Devghar on the occasion of Dussehra festival, in Gwalior.PTI Photo
An effigy of Ravana in flames marking the end of the Dussehra festival, in Jammu.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates