Worms Aren’t Farmer’s Friends Anymore

Forty thousand hectares of Manvi taluk have maize and sorghum crops out of which  50 to 60 per cent of these farms have army worm’s problems. By Tejendra Parmar Bengaluru, April 20, 2019 Frightened and tired, dismayed and angry, farmers from Kavithal, a small village in Manvi taluk of Raichur district, have been toiling and […]

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OPV-a cause for increased counts of flaccid paralysis in rural India

Rural India still shows increasing counts of Acute flaccid paralysis One fine evening in the month of July when Mallikarjun was back from school, he had his evening snack and then went off to bed for a nap. When he woke up, he was unable to stand up, his right limb was trembling and he […]

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Extinction of Otters Could Lead to Extinction of Aquatic Life

Feature Image by Dr. Samad Kottur. The two types of otters dwelling in India around the region of River Tungabhadra: the smooth-coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata), and the small-clawed otter are endangered species, and various measures have been brought in to protect them. By Praveena P. Bangalore, April 2019. If a person manages to spot an […]

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A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS

            The 2019 IIJNM Investigative Journalism Report           “Metro Mess” by the Watchdogs Team. By Anuradha Sriram, Ayanti Bera, Sahana Sanjeev, Samanth Lanka, Sharathkumar Nair, and Yajush Gupta.                A COLLECTIVE UNDERGROUND CHAOS How the miscommunication and ignorance of urban authorities are deliberately putting millions of lives in danger. Namma […]

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