South Asian Union: Dream reality?
A closer-knit South Asian community is not beyond the realms of possibility now. At the 12th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation …
A tab on wishlist
As firms explore applications for Indian consumers, the country is set to drive budget tablet market
‘Brick kiln workers in India underpaid and exploited’
India employs double the number of labourers than China, yet produces one-fifth of China’s annual brick production of 1 trillion
उत्तराखंड: कोरोना काल में भी इस भुतहा गांव में नहीं लौटे लोग
2011 की जनगणना के मुताबिक गांव में 32 लोग थे, लेकिन 2018 आते-आते पूरा गांव खाली हो गया
Are compulsory rural postings for medical students needed to revamp health centres?
An estimated 8,000 babies are born with neural defects every year in Rajasthan. Most of them die within a few months of birth. They are lucky. …
Children of a lesser State
A rare killer disease, Japanese encephalitis, has been annually and invariably breaking out in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India. This year, so far, 3,…
What does Union Budget 2021-22 mean for students, farmers, migrants, health workers? Not much
What was expected in a time of crisis were bold decisions. But finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman decided to play it safe
क्या किसानों की अगली पीढ़ी करेगी खेती?
देश में प्रतिदिन 2,000 किसान खेती छोड़ रहे हैं, कृषि परिवारों के युवाओं का भी इस प्राथमिक व्यवसाय से मोहभंग हो गया है। इसे ...
कोविड-19 के चलते 37 करोड़ बच्चों को नहीं मिल पाया स्कूलों में भोजन
कोरोना महामारी के चलते 2020 में 3,900 करोड़ वक्त का भोजन वितरित नहीं हो पाया था
All schools must have separate toilets for girls and boys: Supreme Court
Apex court says toilets, drinking water facilities are integral to RTE Act; pulls up Andhra Pradesh government for not ensuring these facilities …
Children demand inclusion in water and sanitation programmes at UNICEF forum
More than 50 children from across the world participated at the two-day conference in Tajikistan
'Disadvantaged groups have little access to public goods'
Most severely and consistently excluded groups are women, Adivasis, Muslims and the disabled, confirms India exclusion report by NGO
Nine in 10 schools in Bihar offer mid-day meals without kitchen infrastructure
Drinking water and toilets also missing in most state-run schools
Silenced to death
The media and the government keep mum on pollution-cancer linkages and the abysmal medical help available in India against the menace
Mythila painting is an innovative media that contain powerful messages of conservation
Out of breath
After visiting hospitals and slums VIBHA VARSHNEY has found that asthma makes poor children suffer far more than their rich counterparts. And a …
Degree of commerce
Vedanta gets tracts of thorium-rich land along the Orissa coast for a university. Allegations fly
Forest officials have subverted premier research body for personal benefit: CAG
Indian Forest Service officials are occupying top posts meant for scientists in Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education; audit report …
Elusive hunt for skills and jobs
Budget outlays will not do much for job creation or readying youth for skilled work
What's going on?
Budget 2005-2006: the missing audit
Ladakh's high altitude wetlands are under severe stress from the livestock population as well as tourist influx
Call of the wild
A unique festival epitomises efforts for conservation of Assam rainforests which have been lying in a state of neglect for decades
How South Africa can address digital inequalities in e-learning
In the wake of South Africa’s first COVID-19 cases, several educational sites are now zero-rated or free to use