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UN hunger reduction report: India overtakes China, leads world's hunger list at 195 million

UN hunger reduction report: India overtakes China, leads world...

A report compiled by the United Nations said that the number of hungry people worldwide has reduced from one billion 25 years ago to about 795 million today. But in absolute terms, it means despite a surge in global population, one person out of ..., 22 hours ago

Link between unseasonal rains, disasters & climate change: Is India playing the ostrich?

Soon after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal in end-April , geologists based in Europe asserted that the tragedy was caused by climate change. These experts were of the opinion that the pressure that falls upon the underlying tectonic plates on account of ...
 Economic Times1 week ago

Civil Society Protests Against Targeting NGOs

A number of civil society organisations have come together to lodge a strong protest with the Indian government over the recent crackdown on various NGOs. The civil socieities have drafted an open ...
 Businessworld India2 weeks ago
Outlook India

Open Letter To The Prime Minister

OPEN LETTER TO THE HONORABLE PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA May 2, 2015 Dear Mr. Prime Minister, We write to you today as members and representatives of Indian civil society organizations and, most importantly as Indian citizens, to express our ...
 Outlook India3 weeks ago

Are Farmers Going to Be Modi's Biggest …

Farmer's walk. By Niranjan Ramesh via Flickr CC BY 2.0 Prime Minister Narendra Modi vehemently declares his commitment to farmers in all public forums, including his signature radio show and the social media. In Twitter terminology, @narendramodi ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

Fields of woe: How unseasonal rains have affected India's farmers

In his Budget speech this February, finance minister Arun Jaitley listed out five challenges ahead of the economy. The first on his list was stress in agricultural incomes. The FM may have had in mind poor productivity, water scarcity, food grain storage and ...
 Economic Times1 month ago UP's Jalaun: State government's apathy turns Bundelkhand into a region of invisible farmer suicides  Economic Times1 month ago How unseasonal rains have affected India's farmers  Economic Times1 month ago

Building toilets not enough to end open defecation

This might be the greatest development puzzle of all: Why growing prosperity over the past decades has failed to put an end to open defecation in India? Roughly half the Indian population continues to defecate in the open. Contrast this with China, ...
 Business Standard India2 months ago
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