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Rahul-Kejri Act: What your media didn’t report!

Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Twitterati, Ram Kishan Grewal, Dentist Narang, OROP, army jawans, Randeep Surjewala, Indira Gandhi
Rahul-Kejri: The beaming condolence

If you haven’t been on social media bandwagon by now, it’s time you did.

Odd-even cars haven't helped Delhi

Odd-even car, pollution levels, women drivers, Delhi, most polluted, WHO air standards, particulate matter, PM10,  tyre wear, road dust, rickety trucks, belching smoke, brick kilns, paddy field husks
It has only added “air” to Kejriwal, little else

Delhites, like me, have hailed the odd-even car experiment on its roads.

Why Chennai drowned?

Chennai drowned, Mumbai floods, Delhi airport under weater, Kedarnath flashfloods, Srinagar floods, Adyar river, Chennai waterbodies, lakes, ponds, storage tanks, national institute of disaster management, Chennai masterplan 2026, Mithi river, Jhelum river, National Green Tribunal, Ponneri floods, Paris Climate talks,
Alert: Chennai is going under the water. A man-made curse

Chennai is drowning. We all remember Srinagar. Kedarnath. Mumbai. And Delhi where airport has gone under water in 3 of last 5 years. We didn't know the reasons until now. 

Delhi tempts its fate with earthquakes

Nepal Earthquake, Afghanistan earthquake, Bhuj earthquake, Latur earthquake, Uttarakhand floods, Pompeii, Delhi-Haridwar ridge, Draft Disaster Management Plan, Vulnerability Atlas of India, Himalayan Seismic Zone
Buildings on Yamuna floodplains  in the Capital could see such scenes. 

First Nepal in April. Then Afghanistan a week ago. Delhi it seems is tempting its fate with earthquakes. But is government ready for such an eventuality?

Rising incomes yet less calories by Indians

Kcal, calories, Indians, incomes, ICMR, welfare state, transport, education, healthcare, medical aid
Indian calories intake is worse than poorer sub-Sahara Africa

Indians eat lesser calories than recommended by the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR). This, despite the rising incomes in general. 

Television halts India’s population march

India, population, China, 1.27 billion, television
television improves self-esteem, education in hinterland

Studies show population is only north India's problem. The southern states have low birthrates. Studies show watching television helps reduce population growth.