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Environment ministry rapped
Parliament committee says serious inadequacies in afforestation, biodiversity programmes
Nagpur has 200 bird species, reveals bird-spotting exercise
60 to 65 of the species were found in MIHAN-SEZ area earmarked for industrial development
UN reports fall in development assistance from donor countries
Decline in aid will affect efforts to reach Millennium Development Goals by 2015
‘Policies will infuse objectivity in health research’
Several health and research policies in the country are either in draft stage or just recommendatory in nature. This hampers regulation of …
Who are the poor?
Identifying the poor and measuring the poverty is a contentious issue. Poverty line is not a sacred line. At best, it indicates how far the …
GDP ignores cost to the environment
Can this flawed measure of growth be reversed?
Poverty level will increase if health expenditure included
Planning Commission factors in less than one rupee a day as health expenditure in its affidavit to the apex court
Planning Commission's poverty estimates do not reflect ground reality
Maharashtra elections: Welfare dominates tribal mandate
Vote likely to be split between the Congress, NCP and BJP
ASHAs not enough to deliver healthcare to urban poor: study
'Women in urban slums need a basket of healthcare services to meet their needs'
Agriculture ministry bats for GM crops
Calls for a national policy on GM crops in its report to Parliament
Inclusive budget for inclusive growth
Budgets should not just talk about GDP and sops. It should ensure that basic rights and necessities of people are met in an effective manner
MDG Report 2014: India among worst performers in poverty reduction, maternal death and sanitation
Report shows good progress in areas like poverty alleviation and access to clean water and controlling diseases like TB, Malaria
Is Bt cotton a success or failure?
Participants attending conference to review Bt cotton call for extensive investigation into all aspects of cotton production before drawing …
A schoolgirl’s nuclear nightmare
Varshini, 10, speaks for a new generation that is against nuclear energy
Crowdsourcing technology could ensure safety of drinking water in rural India
Research group develops a simple test kit that combines science and mobile phones
UGC guidelines on phasing out animal dissection spark controversy
Is virtual dissection an effective learning tool?
Falling silicon prices shakes up solar manufacturing industry
What will prevail? Crystalline PV or thin-film
For whom the school bells toll?
India's education policy has only sought to alienate the students and also deepen the urban-rural divide
Straight from the puppet's mouth
Why should it matter if messages are effectively conveyed through tales, songs and plays rather than from the mouths of scientists bogged down in …
To be healthy, wealthy and wise
...activists must fight for better prevention and health education