Saurabh Bhise

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Food for thought: India will have 1.7 billion people by 2050. How will it feed them all?

To keep pace with the population, cereal production must grow by at least 4.2% a year, more than twice the current rate.<p>By 2050, India’s population …

What happens if you replace every social program with a universal basic income

It’s … not great.<p>Basic income — the idea of just giving everyone in a given country a regular, guaranteed cash payment, no strings attached — is still pretty far from being adopted in the US. But it’s been gaining steam as an idea for a while now, most recently garnering praise from Facebook CEO …

A giant lava lamp inside the Earth might be flipping the planet's magnetic field

If you could travel back in time 41,000 years to the last ice age, your compass would point south instead of north. That's because for a period of a …

Taxing Rich Farmers Is Good Economics, And It May Be Good Politics Too

Snapshot<p>The political dividends of taxing rich farmers may be similar to those of demonetisation<p>With the political success of the demonetisation …

Income Inequality

What the row over Justice Karnan tells us about the judiciary’s resistance to accountability

Why has a judge who had repeatedly created controversy not been impeached?<p>Justice CS Karnan of the Calcutta High Court has hit the headlines …

Judiciary

How Artificial Photosynthesis Could Turn Greenhouse Gases Into Energy

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Freeze-dried fruit tech to help reduce food waste, increase incomes for farmers - ABC Rural - ABC News

Freeze-dried food was once the staple of astronauts, but the technology could be the solution to saving billions of dollars worth of wasted …

Was Ambedkar anti-Muslim?

Ambedkar's critique of Islam is being quoted without the context of his long association with Muslim politics in British India.<p>Marches and …

The Future Of Energy Isn't Fossil Fuels Or Renewables, It's Nuclear Fusion

Let’s pretend, for a moment, that the climate doesn’t matter. That we’re completely ignoring the connection between carbon dioxide, the Earth’s atmosphere, the greenhouse effect, global temperatures, ocean acidification, and sea-level rise. From a long-term point of view, we’d still need to plan …

Nuclear Fusion

How GST will change your life

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>'One nation, one tax’ is actually a great idea.<p>MONEY<p>| 6-minute read | 30-03-2017<p>DailyBite<p>Total Shares<p>Yesterday (March …

Finance Bill 2017: If Rajya Sabha's importance is diminished, Opposition has only itself to blame

Sometimes in order to make sense of the present, we need to take a look at the past. The finance minister has been hauled over the coals for taking …

Why even Modi fans should oppose Arun Jaitley's dangerous Finance Bill tactics

Even the BJP MPs barely got a chance to look at the sweeping changes introduced by the minister.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the Bharatiya Janata …

China Can Deploy Warplanes On Artificial Islands Any Time: Report

<b>Washington:</b> China appears to have largely completed major construction of military infrastructure on artificial islands it has built in the South …

Rex Tillerson

Triple Talaq: Muslim Law Board's stand in Supreme Court rebuffs Quran, Constitution

Arguing before the Supreme Court on Monday, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) took two positions on the issue of triple <i>talaq</i>, the …

Aadhaar, Money Bills And The Coercive Power Of The Weak State in India

Snapshot<p>A strong state will respect the separation of powers and focus on implementing ordinary laws efficiently, and draconian laws will be the …

Arvind Subramanian Is Correct - Universal Basic Income Will Be Better Than India's Current Welfare

There are any number of arguments about why we should have a system of a Universal Basic Income, a UBI. There are those who worry about the robots coming to steal all our jobs for example, what are the workers going to do without a job nor an income? Those fears are massively overblown but there is …

3D-Printed Reefs Offer Hope in Coral Bleaching Crisis

The People v. Climate Change<p>Fabien Cousteau and Dutch engineers hope new technology can slow damage in the ocean.<p>The People v. Climate Change<p>The news on coral reefs alternates between doom and hope. Reefs are among the most fragile ecosystems on the planet and essential to marine life. They are …

BJP Sweep in UP Will Impact Decision on President, Rajya Sabha Numbers

<b>New Delhi:</b> Thanks to its spectacular performance in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party has come within striking distance of an absolute …

'But what about the railways ...?' ​​The myth of Britain's gifts to India

Many modern apologists for British colonial rule in India no longer contest the basic facts of imperial exploitation and plunder, rapacity and loot, which are too deeply documented to be challengeable. Instead they offer a counter-argument: granted, the British took what they could for 200 years, …

Locomotives

Urbanization in India

India is currently the fastest growing major economy in the world. The latest growth figures stand at 7%, and that is post demonetization — where …

Battered by climate change, shrinking Sagar Island in the Sundarbans struggles to stay afloat

The island at the confluence of the Ganga and the Bay of Bengal is losing the battle to sea level rise, coastal erosion, tidal surges and violent …

Can tree rings predict volcanic eruptions?

Scientists made a surprising discovery on their mission to find better indicators for impending volcanic eruptions: it looks like tree rings may be …

GDP says it All - Who Bore the Brunt of Demonetization?

It in effect means only 10 percent of India’s population controls all resources. So much for Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas

The Wall

Been there, done that<p>The American President recently re-iterated his plans to build a “beautiful” wall along the border with Mexico, for no reason …

What are the causes for the decline of the Mughal Empire?

The Mughal Empire, which had reached its zenith during the rule of Shah Jahan and his son, began to decline after the rule of Aurangzeb. In fact, the …

Great Barrier Reef bleached for unprecedented second year running

Reef authority says findings of aerial surveys show enough to confirm another mass coral bleaching event, after last year’s dramatic death rate<p>A mass bleaching event is taking its toll on the Great Barrier Reef for an unprecedented second year in a row, a Queensland government agency has …

India Doubles Down on Renewables

After a week in India, despite crowding, intensity and poverty, there is an undeniable lightness from plunging into a country firmly fixed on its …

Great Britain

Tariff Revolution In Solar And Wind Power: Is It Here To Stay?

Snapshot<p>How an energy policy focussed on transmission, tariffs and targets is slowly changing the solar and wind energy sectors in India<p>First the …

Space: Where India’s frugal efficiency and China’s ambitious vision are set to clash

Feb. 15, 2017, will be remembered as a day that many top officials of the Chinese space establishment may want to forget.<p>Just a month-and-a-half ago, in December 2016, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) had issued an ambitious white paper highlighting its achievements and future …

Why Economists Are Doubting India's Latest GDP Numbers

Too good to be true?<p>India's latest quarterly GDP numbers have again earned the country the 'fastest growing economy in the world' tag. However, …