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Impact News India Exclusive : Book Extract , Kargil : The Untold Stories From The War By Rachna Bisht Rawat

Chapter 1 : Unbroken A young officer is tortured to death in enemy custody. His father vows to get the …

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As Global Hunger Grows, Easy Solutions Disappear

The vast majority of the hungry are still in Asia [image from: SOFI 2019 report]

Last week, alongside the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) which monitors the progress on the global Sustainable Development Goals, UN agencies …

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G20 Stalls On Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Countries are not switching away from coal fast enough to be effective [image by: Andrew / Flickr]

As G20 countries met for the group’s annual summit in Osaka, the dirty secret was that the world’s leading economies …

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Nearly A Third Of India’s Land Needs Restoration

Degraded land, with parts restored by villagers working with the Watershed Organisation Trust [Image by: WOTR]

India has just declared that it will restore 21 million hectares of degraded land, including wasteland, forest and agricultural land. …

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First Ever Global Scientific Eating Plan Forgets The World’s Poor

A local fish market at Koshi Barrage in eastern Nepal. Most of the fish in the market are from Koshi River [image by: Nabin Baral]

A team of 37 world-leading scientists from 16 countries have just released the world’s first ever scientific eating plan. The …

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Himalayan Hydro Developers Wilfully Ignore Climate Risks

Lower Subansiri dam construction site

With growing warnings of the cascading impacts of climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, the region’s hydropower sector ought …

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Protests Bring CPEC’s Kashmir Dam To A Halt

Fears of river diversion have led to protests against a Chinese funded hydropower project in Kashmir [image by: Ghulam Rasool]

The site of the 1,110 MW Kohala hydropower project in Kashmir lies forlorn and quiet without the usual humdrum noise …

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Fashion’s New Address In Guwahati – Musings

The growing prevalence of multi-label stores are attracting the shoppers and designers alike as compared to individual designer outlets in …

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Biodiversity Of Hindu Kush Himalayas Will Plummet By 2100

Image: HIMAP

It’s not just the snow and ice that’s disappearing on the roof of the world. Animals and plant species, crop …

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Coping With Storm Surges In The Sundarbans

Villagers in the Sundarbans are being displaced by coastal erosion, high soil salinity and increasingly violent cyclones [image by: Soumya Sarkar]

Villages located near rivers, creeks and low-lying areas of the Sundarbans – the world’s largest mangrove forest that straddles Bangladesh …

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