With increasing urban populations, a sanitation crisis is growing. A large amount of water is used in flushing human waste away in the method even as large numbers do not have access to toilets while cities across the world are reeling from a water shortage.
In an effort to understand why the solar thermal power sector has not been encouraged for power generation and other applications, Centre of Science and Environment (CSE) organised a conference here today titled 'The forgotten solar: Solar thermal and its development'.
The National Human Rights Commission, in a matter of the death of an elderly woman due to the alleged neglect by her children, who are highly placed officers in Government of Kerala, has issued notices to the Chief Secretary, Director General of Police, Secretary, Department of Social Justice and Director of Social Justice, Government of Kerala and District Collector, Thiruvananthapuram. They have been given two weeks time to respond.
Appealing the youth to join the fight for achieving special status to the State while calling the only way to put the state on the path of development, YSRCP chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said that Chandrababu Naidu has been putting his personal agenda ahead of state interests and has not been questioning the Centre on the issue.