AHMEDABAD: A fund for public health should be created by levying specific taxes on tobacco, alcohol, petrol and junk foods, believes Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) faculty Dileep Mavalankar.

"Taxes should also be levied on any food item that has more than 10% sugar or fat and has high salt content and accrued to the fund for public health," said Mavalankar in response to a proposal of increasing public expenditure on health suggested by High Level Expert Group (HLEG) appointed by National Planning Commission. He was speaking at a function here organized by India Health Progress on Monday.

IIM-Ranchi is getting ready to partner the state to conduct a study on the availability of drinking water in rural and urban areas, a move that could pave the way for more cooperation in ensuring b

AHMEDABAD: If water was available at 63 meters underground in 1997 in the city, it is now available at around 100 meters.

Ahmedabad:A study of the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) warns that Nitrous Oxide (N2O) emissions from excessive use of fertilizers by farmers in the country is significantly addi

Picture this: Unusually heavy rains triggers rapid soil erosion. Huge portions of highways sink and unexpected floods wash away railway tracks - the city is marooned.

These grim scenarios could well turn to a reality if precautionary measures are not taken on time, when infrastructural is being readied. A study conducted by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) indicates that climate change is bound to take a toll on infrastructural assets of the country.

To support innovative and commercially viable ventures in clean energy, the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) will launch the Indian Fund for Sustainable Energy with an estimated fu

The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIMA) will launch the Indian Fund for Sustainable Energy (INFUSE) with an estimated fund size of Rs 100 crores in collaboration with the Union Ministry

Shillong, July 20: The khoh , a coarse, closed-weave basket used by the Khasis for carrying goods to the market, is also now being popularly utilised as a waste bin.

AHMEDABAD: Ringing alarm bells for many parents in the city, a study conducted by two alumni of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) as a part of their startup firm called 'Fine Feather' has revealed that a large chunk of school-going children in the city quietly suffer from eyesight and hearing problems.

AHMEDABAD: The industrial and real estate projects coming up around the state's largest wetland