Mar 12, 2014 09:05 PM
Abha Maryada Banerjee, one of India’s prominent woman motivational speakers, spoke to OneWorld South Asia at the launch of her book ‘Nucleus: Power Women-Lead from the core’ in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
[Gender sensitisation] [South Asia] [Gender Sensitivity] [Women empowerment] [Indian women] [Gender Equality]
Mar 06, 2014 08:30 PM
The survey was conducted by a team inspired by the book, ‘Lady You’re Not a Man -The Adventures of a Woman at Work’, by Apurva Purohit.
[South Asia] [Gender Sensitivity] [Indian women] [Corporate governance] [Gender Equality]
Jan 09, 2014 02:55 PM
Unbreakable, the autobiography of champion female boxer Mary Kom, is an exhilarating tale of a woman who faced impossible odds in a man’s world.
[Women] [India] [South Asia] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Inequality]
Dec 06, 2013 12:45 PM
The book talks about the need for immediate and urgent action on sustainable development and also provides a series of steps required to reach that goal.
[Enviornment] [Sustainable development] [South Asia]
Nov 01, 2013 05:25 PM
Veiled beneath a captivating story, ‘Where the rainbow ends’ aims to spread awareness about cervical cancer – the second largest cause of cancer related deaths among women.
[India] [Cancer] [South Asia]
Oct 01, 2013 04:02 PM
The book outlines some of the strategies, such as regional and international partnerships and the use of information technology for spreading tertiary education.
[UNESCO] [Education Policy] [Education For All]
Sep 26, 2013 03:25 PM
Bestselling author of Cloud Nine, Minus One, Sangeeta Mall’s latest book titled 'Flight of The Flamingo' is about the real dilemmas of urban women in India who choose to follow their gut.
[South Asia] [Indian women]
Sep 02, 2013 04:09 PM
Edited by Pamela Philipose and Aditi Bishnoi, the first half of the book tells the stories of women whose lives have been ‘interrupted’ by disruptive forces.
[Sri Lanka] [Women] [India] [South Asia]
Jul 24, 2013 10:00 AM
India should march ahead despite all the existing cynicism around its achievements as a nation, exhorts senior Indian journalist B G Verghese.
[Corruption & transparency] [Accountability] [South Asia] [Governance] [India]
Jul 12, 2013 03:30 PM
In one of the essays in this anthology, Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze regret that India has drastically failed in translating its growth into better living conditions for Indians.
[Amartya Sen] [Farmers] [South Asia] [ICT] [India welfare schemes] [Corruption & transparency] [Environment] [India]
Jun 20, 2013 02:18 PM
This publication showcases eight projects that delivered exemplary and significant results in their implementation. These projects represent various sectors such as energy, urban development, transport, information and communications technology, irrigation, and disaster risk reduction.
[South Asia] [Urban planning] [Energy] [ICTs]
May 28, 2013 07:15 PM
The newly launched book, ‘Changing Lives in Andhra Pradesh: Young Lives Children Growing Up’, tracks children over 15 years in four countries namely Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam.
[India] [Child Labour] [Child Rights] [South Asia] [Children]
May 02, 2013 12:44 PM
At the book launch of 'Growth and Equity', which has experts like Kamal Nath, Nitin Desai and Jagdish Bhagwati contributing essays, the talk turned to the policy issues India faces and how consumers in India have now become more aware and are fighting for their rights.
[Governance] [India economic growth] [India] [C Rangarajan] [Government of India] [South Asia] [Growth] [Manmohan Singh]
Apr 22, 2013 05:55 PM
The Costa Award winning author’s latest book The Sea of Innocence was launched by Union Law Minister Ashwani Kumar and witnessed a lively debate on the subject of women’s rights.
[South Asia] [Women] [India]
Apr 10, 2013 05:24 PM The book is a part of the series Critical Thinking in South Asian History. Edited by Charu Gupta, who is an Associate Professor of History at the Delhi University, the book deals with attitudes towards women, social cultures and regional aspects that affected women in colonial India.
Apr 03, 2013 10:45 AM
The book ‘Facing the Sun’, published by the Centre for Science and Environment, provides a thorough research on how grid-connected solar power projects can be implemented in India successfully.
[South Asia] [Renewable Energy] [India] [Solar Power]
Mar 05, 2013 04:15 PM
Ranjana Padhi, author and activist, discusses one of India's most urgent issues: farmer suicides. Though Padhi takes it a bit further and investigates the impact of these suicides on the women who are left behind. She talks about 'the social side of the agrarian crisis' in an exclusive interview with Anubha Shukla of OneWorld South Asia.
[South Asia] [Women] [Punjab] [India] [Farmer suicides]
Feb 06, 2013 11:05 PM
Ash In The Belly- India's Unfinished Battle Against Hunger by Harsh Mander, is a shocking book, said Mark Tully, a veteran journalist.
[India starvation deaths] [Hunger and Poverty] [India] [Hunger] [Mark Tully] [South Asia]
Feb 05, 2013 04:09 PM
Centre for Science and Environment’s toolkit, Catch Water Where It Falls deals with all the details needed for efficient rainwater harvesting in India.
[India] [South Asia] [Water] [CSE]
Jan 11, 2013 12:35 PM
N Vittal’s book ‘Ending Corruption: How to Clean Up India’ provides a valuable insight into the political, official, commercial dimensions of corruption, writes former Indian ambassador G. Parathasarthy.
[Transparency] [Governance] [Accountability]