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How and why we are moving beyond GDP as a measure of human progress
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How and why we are moving beyond GDP as a measure of human pro...

How we track our economy influences everything from government spending and taxes to home lending and business investment. In our series The Way We Measure, we're taking a close look at economic indicators to better understand what's going on. Ever since ... catchnews.com, 2 months ago

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Sharp decline in maternal, infant mortality rate: Nadda

Various healthcare schemes and awareness programmes undertaken by the present government have resulted in a sharp decline in the maternal and infant mortality ratio in India when compared to global average, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said today. "The ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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'Women worker participation rate in India's urban areas low'

India has said there is need to improve the significantly lower participation of women in the workforce in the country's urban areas, stressing that considerable challenges still remain to women's effective empowerment across the world. "It is estimated that ...
 catchnews.com6 days ago
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From travel bans to alternative facts: the dangerous descent into irrationality

Much has been written about US President Donald Trump’s proposed travel ban , which, when it was signed, prevented nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States – an order that affected more the 200 million people .
 catchnews.com1 week ago

The need to protect shared ecosystems

The economic theory, Tragedy of the Commons, is brilliantly shown in the music video Chennai Poromboke Paadal by Carnatic musician T M Krishna. Shot in the Ennore creek, the music video discusses the usurping of our commons in the name of progress. It even ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

CARE India calls for bold action, paradigm shift on gender-based violence

[India], Mar.9 (ANI): CARE India recently organized a national consultation, 'Be Bold for Change: Reducing Gender Based Violence for Empowerment of Women' here which witnessed the participation of many significant stakeholders. The consultation called for ...
 Sify2 weeks ago
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EXCLUSIVE: No country for the Rohingyas

‘Change has to come within Myanmar itself’. ‘I have called upon Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to listen to her ‘inner voice’ and speak directly to the people of Myanmar.’ IMAGE: A Rohingya migrant child, who recently arrived in Indonesia by boat, eats chocolate while queuing up with others for immigration identification purposes inside a temporary compound for refugees in Aceh Timur regency, Indonesia's Aceh Province.According to recent figures, an approximate 90,000 ...
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India's militant rhino protectors are challenging traditional views of how conservation works

In Kaziranga, a national park in north-eastern India, rangers shoot people to protect rhinos . The park’s aggressive policing is, of course, controversial, but the results are clear: despite rising demand for illegal rhino horn, and plummeting numbers ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

ISRO to launch GSLV mark-III

[India], Feb. 17 (ANI): After putting 104 satellites into orbit with a single launch, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is now preparing to launch Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark III (GSLV Mark-III) in few months. This was revealed by ...
 Sify1 month ago
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Rising inequality can lead to conflict

Democracies avoid serious political turbulence only so long as they ensure that the relative level of inequality between the rich and the poor does not become excessively large, says Vice President M Hamid Ansari. I recall the tablet that was affixed to the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty in the early years of the last century, and that reads: Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuge of your teeming shore, Send these, the homeless, ...
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