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From mandis to markets : Will this round be any better?

Write to the AuthorAgricultural Trade 29 September 2018 - Farmers across the country are extremely agitated. A quick scan of just the English language media –...

Why doesn’t the CAG look at its own past work?

Write to the AuthorPublic Funds 23 August 2018 - Last month a new audit report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) was tabled...

Rays of hope for the ‘local’ in Meghalaya

Write to the AuthorBio DiversityAdivasis 19 March 2016 - Meghalaya is a delightful, hilly state carved from the erstwhile state of Assam in 1972. Fabled for...

Farming for self-reliance in Kalahandi

Write to the AuthorFood SecurityOrganicLivelihoodOdisha 12 January 2015 - Kalahandi is one of the most backward districts of Western Odisha. Persistent crop failure, drought, starvation, malnutrition,...

What’s working, what’s not

Write to the AuthorLabour IssuesPublic Funds 28 July 2016 - In a country where 56.6% of the workforce, according to 2011 Census data, is employed in...

‘Sarso mein IP ka tadka’ leaves local farmers in the dock

Write to the AuthorGM CropsGovernment opinions 29 June 2015 - Can the provisions on farmers’ rights in India’s intellectual property (IP) law on plant varieties help...

Reversing fate through love for land, forests and water

Write to the AuthorForestsAdivasisOdisha 03 June 2015 - “A good crop will last till June-July while a bad crop lasts till March-April. How can we survive?...

Kerala pioneer eyes new horizons for jackfruit industry

Write to the AuthorEconomyKerala 25 May 2015 - Artocarpus Foods Private Limited, is a newly started food processing company in Kerala. Located at Thaliparamb in Kannur...

Why Jaitley’s budget has failed to bring cheer to our farmers

Write to the AuthorAgricultureAgriculture Policy 28 February 2015 - When Finance Minister Arun Jaitley mentioned raising agriculture income as the first among the four challenging tasks...

Skills-building an imperative for rural India too and here’s why!

Write to the AuthorAgricultureLabour IssuesLivelihoodWork+Life 01 May 2015 - Not everyone is paid equally across various occupations under agriculture. Between November 2013 and June 2014, the agricultural...

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Tensile and Versatile

Steel is known for its stiffness, high durability capacity and toughness which makes it a go to and safe construction material for builders. BY BINDU...

High Above the Ground

The dip in real estate is allowing tower cranes to flourish in the infrastructure segment. BY TEAM CW Tower cranes have ubiquitous across skylines in most...

Long Lasting Wonder

High Pressure Laminate (HPL) are cost-effective and enhance the thermal performance of a building. BY TEAM CW High Pressure Laminate or HPL is the direct descendent...

Road Runners

New rules for road construction, novel methods and maintenance responsibilities has pushed contractors to build better roads & highways. BY JAYASHREE KINI MENDES Development of roads...

Regular checks on under construction high-rises in Chennai High-rise buildings with a height...

This is a key feature of the Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules, 2019, five years after an 11-storeyed tower under construction collapsed...