Review finds ADB's policy doesn't hold water
Since 1998, adb has invested us $960 million in urban projects in India.
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Public private prank
Cities are good
Angel argues slowing down urbanisation will hurt the poor the most
Centre fund for rural development mismanaged
Urban renewal: more talk, less infrastructure
On wrong wavelength
Twenty years after the Supreme Court asserted that people have a right over radio waves, community radio continues to struggle. Instead of …
Revival plan for whom?
Karnataka's ambitious plan to restore the ecology of illegal mining-hit Ballari has no representation from affected communities and environmentalists
The cold rush
What has India got to show after 20 years on the Antarctica research bandwagon? Lack of focus
Forest depts as nodal agency for community forest resources: A political blunder
The Chhattisgarh government issued an order on May 31, making the state forest department the nodal agency for Community Forest Resource Rights
Climate deal signed in Paris is weak and unambitious: CSE
The phrase ‘historical responsibility’ has been erased from the Agreement. This weakens the obligations of developed countries, says …
UN climate talks: Money for Green Climate Fund to be raised from market
Finance agency goes ahead with decision in spite of demand from developing nations to keep private investments out
No infrastructure for universal health coverage in India, says report
Infrastructure for primary healthcare has decreased in the past decade
World bodies to push for bringing Africa into carbon trade net
African Carbon Forum meet an opportunity to review progress on climate change mitigation in the continent'
It is not about farmers
Budget 2013 pushed up allocations for agriculture, but it will not help farmers
Budget 2013-14: provisioning for universal healthcare or moving away from agenda?
The world trend is to move towards public health systems, but developments in India seem to be in the opposite direction
EPA puts resources in cold storage
How green is the budget?
Power of concentration
India has every reason to push for concentrated solar power projects. But the technology has failed to pick up because of poor planning
Hidden industry hand
Attempts are on to derail UN initiative to declare noncommunicable diseases a global priority
WASH: UN report finds 2030 SDG targets may just be a dream
Plans in place to address water and sanitation issues, countries face hurdles in implementation, says GLAAS report
Climate financing adds to poor countries’ debt pile: Oxfam
Eighty per cent of climate financing was provided as loans in 2017-18, according to study
Since the Right To Education Act came into force on April 1, 2010, India has been witnessing an experiment that involves parents in enforcing a …