Cancer gnawing at the northeast state
Truth or dare
By publicly disclosing the environmental status report and commissioning an ngo for its preparation, Pune Municipal Corporation has grabbed …
WHO, Unicef target to avoid 50 million vaccine-preventable infections this decade
UN and other agencies launch new programme that aims to ensure immunisation benefits are shared equitably by humanity
मानव विकास सूचकांक में एक पायदान लुढ़का भारत, 189 देशों की रैंकिंग में 131 वें स्थान पर पहुंचा
मानव विकास सूचकांक की 189 देशों की इस लिस्ट में भारत को 131 वां स्थान दिया गया है, जबकि पिछले वर्ष (2018 में) भारत ...
ICFRE-ICIMOD’s REDD+ Himalayan programme extended till 2020
Launched in January 2016 in Mizoram, the project addressed the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in India's Himalayan states
Two years of Modi government: A civil society review
According to a report, government allocation in most social sectors do not address critical concerns in health, education and civic …
Dash for cash
Government unprepared but goes ahead with direct cash transfer
Nobel Peace Prize to child rights champions from India and Pakistan
Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay selected for their fight against injustice towards children
World risks spending $250 billion on simply monitoring UN development goals: report
The number should be reduced from the current 169 targets
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
Population populism: UP draft population bill will impact the vulnerable, especially women
The focus must be on safeguarding women and girls’ reproductive health. Smaller families can be achieved by ensuring gender equality, …
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