Assam News

Air pollutants turn into nanodiamonds

Particulates that are under constant flak for contributing to air pollution, now have a chance at reclaiming themselves. Short-lived climate pollutants, carbonaceous aerosols (CAs), such as black carbon, have received…
House sparrow. Photo by B Balaji/Flickr

It takes a village to save the sparrow

All the 65 households at Borbali Samua, a little village in the Lakhimpur district of Assam, share their homes with a chirpy, industrious, oft-beleaguered creature: the house sparrow. Forty-seven-year-old Jayanta…
House sparrow. Photo by B Balaji/Flickr