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Electricity still far away from India’s poorest

Although the government says electricity has reached every village in India, the poorest homes in most villages are still not connected to the grid, a problem compounded in the remote parts of the country

Moyna is in class six and has to study by the light of a kerosene lamp or candles to finish her homework. Her village, Buraburi, has no electricity. Located in Assam’s Goalpara district…Read More

India becoming biggest emitter of sulphur dioxide

Sulphur dioxide forms a large part of the current air pollution emergencies in Indian cities, including the capital

While the world has been preoccupied with reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, which is generated by burning fossil fuels, sulphur dioxide emissions have not received the same attention. Produced by burning coal, wood, petrol…Read more