18 A Womb Of One’s Own?
Commercial surrogacy remained unregulated for years. The Surrogacy
(Regulation) Bill 2019 seeks to make it illegal, depriving unmarried, divorced
and queer people of the option.
30 A Flood of Dry Taps
In a warming climate and urbanising world, poor policies and mismanagement
of resources have aggravated droughts and deluges, and left India wet and dry at the
same time. But the main worry is that most of the country’s urban areas will be parched
as our groundwater level has gone abysmally low and we are hardly replenishing it.
54 Chasing The Gold Rush
After winning five gold medals in 19 days, is Hima Das well on track
to qualify for the World Championships and 2020 Olympics?
56 Laughter The Best Medicine
Clowns are taking over hospital wards to help patients recuperate
and endure stressful treatments
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