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Plastic not only takes years to decompose in our environment but rarely does it fully disappear.

Green cities to mitigate heat

Agriculture outside the city increases the Urban Heat Island effect due to increased moisture supplied by irrigation.

09 Apr 2018 2:25 AM

Leafy towns can firefight urban heat: Urban farming boosts nutritional security

It is time we graduated from food security to nutritional security.

09 Apr 2018 2:21 AM

Vandalism, a mob sport

People who take down a statue, saying they no longer have any use for that icon, are filled with an intense hatred for the past.

01 Apr 2018 1:57 AM

Erase memories, perpetuate hate

Social justice movements seek the removal of racist Civil War era symbols from public spaces amid the rise of far-right white nationalism in US.

01 Apr 2018 1:55 AM

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A clear and present danger

Chinese have carefully protected their data flows and have domestic equivalents to Western giants is known.

28 Mar 2018 1:39 AM

Free products sell your privacy

We need digital economy where our data and our attention is not for sale to the highest-bidding authoritarian or demagogue.

28 Mar 2018 1:37 AM

People must be smarter than the tools

Cyber Security experts often ask one tough question, why is it that people feel the need to put up everything on social media.

28 Mar 2018 1:34 AM

Stuck in selfie state?

Selfitis is not a classifiable mental disorder, but further research is needed on its psychosocial impact.

21 Mar 2018 2:01 AM

Are You Suffering from Selfitis?

Everyone is clicking selfies. But is this a symptom of an epidemic? No, not necessarily, say experts.

21 Mar 2018 1:59 AM

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Silicon logic stumps users

India is no different whether it is fake news or propaganda.

12 Mar 2018 2:39 AM

The good, bad and the ugly

The creators and practitioners of social media tech are themselves on a learning curve even as they try to rein in the creation.

12 Mar 2018 2:32 AM

Universities can educate world on tolerance

Universities reflect the times we live in; one that is more intolerant than we would like it to be.

06 Mar 2018 1:34 AM

Intolerance is engineered

Students becoming pawns on political chess board. Course contents have a strong political flavour.

06 Mar 2018 1:33 AM

Violence denotes failure of social imagination

Erosion of academic sobriety of universities paves the way for abuse of freedom of expression one way or another.

06 Mar 2018 1:32 AM

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Can we conquer the human urge to win by force?

Neither can nations go weapon-less, nor can free-market guarantee peace.

28 Feb 2018 3:11 AM

In war, there is big money

Powerful nations, despots and weapon-makers make a killing from arms deals, contracts for rebuilding war-ravaged countries.

28 Feb 2018 3:09 AM

Insecurities fuelling boom

Flow of weapons from arms manufacturers to importing states has risen the fastest in the past decade.

28 Feb 2018 3:07 AM

Academic critics, Leave art alone

It is the prerogative of artists and writers to decide the construct of their work, doesn’t matter what context academic critics read it in

18 Feb 2018 3:31 AM

War of words over post-colonial space

Common people across age and disciplines had picked up arms to revive the right to live in their own country with respect and dignity.

18 Feb 2018 3:18 AM

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