Magazine Articles # Media

Newspaper & Voting Behaviour: A Perspective on Kolkata

Analysis of voter choice is essential for influencing and predicting voting behaviour. This paper studies the newspaper reading habit of voters and the manner in which it engages the voters and influences the outcomes.

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O P Rawat | India’s electoral integrity suffers in the areas of campaign finance and media coverage

O P Rawat, Chief Election Commissioner of India, speaks with G’nY on the feasibility of simultaneous elections, state funded elections and the shortcomings of our electoral system.

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India, being a tropical country, has always been dusty; hence people have adapted differently.

Rakesh Kumar, Director, CSIR- NEERI, Nagpur talks to G’nY about the impact of air pollution and the measures being taken to reduce its levels in Delhi.

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Time gap between evaluation and dissemination of disaster prediction must be reduced

B H Anil Kumar, Executive Director, NIDM, speaks with G’nY on disaster management and explains how the related risks can be mitigated.

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Accurate and precise measurements Essential for scientific discoveries, regulation & manufacturing of high quality products

In conversation with D K Aswal, Director, National Physical Laboratory, where he interactively highlights the importance of a quality measurement standard in the nation, apart from various innovations of the prestigious Institute.

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IIOE-2 to uncover the secrets of the Indian Ocean

Satheesh C Shenoi, Director, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) and Chair, Expert Group, IIOE-2 speaks with the Editor about the exploratory work undertaken under the International Indian Ocean Expedition-2.

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Plastic waste utilisation: Mindsets need to change

The ‘Plastic Man of India’, Padma Shri Rajagopalan Vasudevan, former Professor of Chemistry at Thiagrajar College of Engineering, is revered for his innovation of using waste plastic in road construction. Speaking with G’nY he outlines the pivotal role humans play in preserving nature.

Geomorphology # Magazine Articles

Meghalayan Age: A new Geological Age within Holocene

The newly incorporated Meghalayan age in the Geological Time Scale replaces what the scientists called the late Holocene and succeeds the Northgrippian age. The new age began roughly 4,200 years ago during a severe drought period, which is what probably wiped out many civilisations flourishing during the time.

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Muslim fertility rate has shown the sharpest decline in recent years

In conversation with the affable Dr Amitabh Kundu, renowned economist and currently a distinguished fellow at Research and Information System for Developing Countries, New Delhi, G’nY brings forth significant issues prevailing among different socio-cultural groups in the country.

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The answer to our water crises lies in the democratisation of water resources

Mihir Shah, economist, water policy expert and member of the erstwhile Planning Commission speaks with G’nY on the need to facilitate community ownership of water and what India needs to do to ensure water security.