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Community-owned mediums to counter Naxals

Apr 21, 2014 03:00 PM N A Shah Ansari, Vice-President, Community Radio Association, argues for Community Radio as a potential medium to wean young people from the path of violence.

DSDS is truly a Davos style meeting: Bindu Lohani

Apr 02, 2014 05:42 PM Dr Bindu N Lohani, Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank, Philippines, spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of DSDS-2014 in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
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Indian sitcoms need to revisit portrayal of women: Amala Akkineni

Mar 10, 2014 08:15 PM Popular actor and animal activist Amala Akkineni who is also the founder of Hyderabad based Blue Cross, an organization which works for animal welfare, spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of REX awards in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
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Smiling women make a beautiful society, says ace photographer

Mar 09, 2014 05:05 PM Ace photographer Ashok Kochhar featured a mammoth collection of one thousand smiling female faces from all walks of life on the International Women’s Day in New Delhi. He believes that every woman has ample reason to smile everyday and not just on the Women’s Day. He tells us more about his exhibition, titled ‘A Million Smiles’.
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Effective global governance is a prerequisite for sustainable development: Daniel

Mar 07, 2014 11:50 AM Daniel Ziegerer, Director of Cooperation and Counsellor, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, says that India and Switzerland are cooperating in glaciology and energy efficiency in a big way. Excerpts from the interview
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Nutritional insecurity is a big challenge for India: Peter Kenmore

Mar 05, 2014 02:00 PM Peter E Kenmore, Representative in India of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of DSDS-2014 in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
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DSDS is an international forum to gather wisdom: Hideaki Domichi

Mar 01, 2014 01:00 AM Hideaki Domichi, Senior Vice President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of DSDS-2014 in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
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Wetlands conservation is a prime focus of MP government:Thakkar

Feb 18, 2014 06:05 PM Lokendra Thakkar, Coordinator, Environmental Planning and Coordination Organization, Madhya Pradesh spoke to OneWorld South Asia at the International Conference on Lakes and Wetlands. Excerpts:
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Teachers need to be sensitised towards disabled: Indian Minister

Jan 03, 2014 04:45 PM India’s Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment, Kumari Selja, talks to Ashok Kumar of OneWorld South Asia, at the 15th NCPEDP - Shell Helen Keller Awards-2013 in New Delhi.
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GoM report on corruption to be submitted soon: Indian Minister

Dec 10, 2013 05:20 PM V Narayanasamy, India’s Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions and Prime Minister’s Office, in an interview with OneWorld South Asia, said that all Indians need to do a serious introspection to tackle the menace of corruption.
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We need a universal price on every ton of carbon emitted: Jonathon Porritt

Nov 20, 2013 05:25 PM Sir Jonathon Porritt is a prominent environmentalist and writer who is the Founder Director of Forum for the Future and a former Green Party co-chair. In his new book ‘The World We Made’, a future historian from 2050 recounts what steps were taken by today’s world to avert environmental disaster. Sir Porritt along with Martin Wright, Director for Forum for the Future, elaborates on his vision in an interview to OneWorld South Asia.
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GSF seeks to strengthen the Indian sanitation programme

Oct 24, 2013 03:35 PM In an interview to OneWorld South Asia, Anand Shekhar, team leader at GSF, said that water, sanitation and hygiene are essentially gendered spaces.
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India needs a productive and committed workforce: Tine Staermose

Oct 04, 2013 06:40 PM "We are not putting the business-as-usual lens on technical advice for India”, says Tine Staermose, ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team for South Asia and Country Director for India in an interview with UNIC.
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Globalisation has generated jobs in India: Shashi Tharoor

Sep 19, 2013 06:40 PM India’s Minister of State for Human Resource Development laments that a country of 1.2 billion people has a shortage of skilled people.
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Life skills can help fight sexual abuse of children: Dr Swaroop Sampat

Sep 03, 2013 05:35 PM Bollywood actress and former Miss India, Dr Swaroop Sampat Rawal, in a short talk with OneWorld South Asia explains how life skills education equips children to fight against the odds in their lives. She was in Delhi to attend the 24th Tara Ali Baig Memorial Lecture. Excerpts from the interview.
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Nothing is as good as mother’s milk for a baby: Mrinal Pande

Aug 23, 2013 01:50 PM Mrinal Pande, Chairperson, Broadcasting Corporation of India (Prasar Bharati), in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that mothers should discard age-old superstitions and adopt breastfeeding in the best interest of their babies.
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India is a story of gains and gaps: UNICEF Representative

Aug 07, 2013 03:50 PM Louis-Georges Arsenault, UNICEF India Representative, in an interview with OneWorld South Asia, strongly states child marriage is a big impediment to women's true empowerment. Excerpts from the interview.
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India has a great culture of social entrepreneurship: Antonella Vischer

Aug 01, 2013 01:00 AM Antonella Notari Vischer, Director of Geneva-based philanthropic organisation, The Womanity Foundation, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that a lot of work needs to be done in India for women’s empowerment. Excerpts from the interview.
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Green economy should not be left to individuals: Iceland envoy in India

Jul 25, 2013 02:11 PM Gudmundur Eiriksson, Ambassador of Iceland to India, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, cautioned that green economy could not be promoted unless governments take it seriously, globally. Excerpts from the interview.
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Sustainability has to go beyond compliance tick-boxes: Seema Arora

Jul 23, 2013 06:09 PM Seema Arora, Executive Director at the CII-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development, is arguably one of those who have perhaps framed the dialogue of sustainability in India. Through almost two decades of work in the area, Arora has been helping corporate India understand the need for sustainability. In an interview with OneWorld South Asia, Arora talks about what she thinks of the Companies Bill, about her journey since the early talk of sustainability and her view of the future.
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