Demand charter from children for education, health sectors
Report>>Ensuring Universal Access To Health and Education in India, Wada Na Todo Abhiyan, Delhi 2007
There is growing concern over the pollution caused by festivals like Diwali
Who rules your world?
The Union minister for external affairs says ecology should not be an elitist issue
Balarama Digest: Kid stuff?
If you think free publicity, like 'free lunch', is a no-no in this newly liberalised world of ours, you have got it all wrong. Take a dekko at …
Enable the poor
Book>> Challenging the injustice of poverty • by Rehman Sobhan • sage • Rs 699
A political gimmick
When concern for the environment is merely cosmetic, can we hope for a change?
Toeing the US' line appears to be an essential prerequisite for receiving aid from it. The 'Reproductive Health for Refugees Consortium' for aids …
Poverty, beyond calories
New method finds India is 9 per cent poorer
An unconventional study of the food-cycle
FOOD, HEALTH AND SURVIVAL IN INDIA AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Stuart Gillespie and Geraldine McNeill Publisher: Oxford University Press, Delhi Price:
The right to develop
A UNDP report links democracy with a better human development scenario
For a few dollars more
Developing countries immunised 80 per cent of their children by 1990 and saved millions of lives. But 35,000 children, under five years of age, …
BEARING THE BRUNT·28 min· English·Conceptualised by: Mahesh Bhatt·Directed by: Ajay Kanchan·Produced by: Save …
Murder mystery in Bihar
The killing of two social activists has left behind a series of unanswered questions. On the evening of January 24 social activists Sarita and …
Fall of a premier institute
Amid funds siphoning allegations, future of National Institute of Pharma Education seems bleak
Caught in the web
Of poverty, life in India has improved little over the past decade, reports the planning commission's National Human Development Report 2001
Food for taught
Should Karnataka expand the midday meal scheme without fine-tuning it?
Cancer gnawing at the northeast state
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 …
‘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
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