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Indian legislators support low carbon projects in local areas

Mar 31, 2015 12:30 PM A Member of Indian Parliament and a state legislator have initiated low carbon development in their respective constituencies.

Radio Benziger bags award for TB awareness campaign

Mar 27, 2015 04:35 PM Kerala’s Kollam District TB Centre conferred the award on Radio Benziger for its out-of-box ideas.

India: National Rabies Control project kicks-off in Haryana

Mar 23, 2015 04:33 PM The programme was launched by the National Rabies Control Programme in collaboration with Humane Society International.

India's Water Man Rajendra Singh wins Stockholm Prize

Mar 21, 2015 04:05 PM The Stockholm Water Prize is a global award founded in 1991 and presented annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute.
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India has Rs 5K cr market for offgrid solar products: Govt

Mar 20, 2015 06:13 PM More than five crore households in India need the offgrid products, said Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary of India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy.
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How power can be cleaned

Mar 19, 2015 05:15 PM India has to address access to energy as much as the environmental problems of unclean power, writes Sunita Narain.
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Radio is an instrument of future: Arun Jaitley

Mar 16, 2015 12:50 PM Arun Jaitley said that Community Radio is playing a crucial role in providing a platform to people for expressing their views.
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Shut down polluting steel units in Delhi: NGT to DPCC

Mar 15, 2015 01:35 PM These units are still releasing untreated liquid industrial waste in the open drains that flow into the river Yamuna.
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Arun Jaitely to inaugurate 5th Community Radio Sammelan

Mar 14, 2015 06:35 PM The fifth edition of the National Community Radio Sammelan will focus on good governance among other community issues.
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Protesting Dalit, Adivasi students arrested in New Delhi

Mar 14, 2015 04:55 PM Dalit and Adivasi protestors were on their way to submit a memorandum to the HRD minister over unfair budgetary allocations for the oppressed sections.

UK willing to assist Sri Lanka in every sphere: British PM

Mar 13, 2015 10:54 AM The British PM welcomed the steps the SL President for his commitment to help Sri Lanka to realise its enormous potential.
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India Inc launches tool for effective water management

Mar 13, 2015 10:00 AM India faces the daunting challenge of water scarcity that imposes significant risks on health, agriculture and industrial operations.

Women’s rights: B'desh ahead of India, Pak, says Minister

Mar 12, 2015 12:52 PM Bangladesh is ahead of the countries like India, Nepal and Pakistan in implantation of the women's rights, said Bangladeshi Minister Syed Ashraful Islam.

Media ethics to be discussed at a meet in New Delhi

Mar 12, 2015 11:00 AM The 9th Global Communication Conclave will have senior journalists, communication professionals and corporates discussing the issue at a panel discussion.

Where are Children in the Indian budget?

Mar 11, 2015 01:10 PM Programmes that address equity, inclusive development and underpin the development of a strong, capable and peaceful nation have all been subjected to drastic budget cuts, stated Child Rights Activists working across a broad spectrum of issues that affect children.
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Global health partnership saved 2.5 mn women

Mar 11, 2015 11:41 AM Global health partnership has saved 2.5 million women and children since 2010, says United Nations, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
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48% of adult males in India smoke or chew tobacco: study

Mar 11, 2015 11:00 AM To address alarmingly high level of tobacco use state governments in India have been urged to use a new campaign resource.

Women need policy support: Sheikh Hasina

Mar 09, 2015 01:12 PM Stressing on the need for equitable development, Bangladeshi Premier, Sheikh Hasina, called for policy support for women.
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Raise budgetary allocation for the health sector: Muttreja

Feb 26, 2015 05:57 PM The Budget should make provision for increasing allocation for family planning, including an expanded choice for spacing methods of contraception, writes Poonam Muttreja.
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Budget should focus on mid-day meals: Madhu Pandit

Feb 26, 2015 03:54 PM The upcoming budget will be decisive to push forward the MDM programme, says Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation.

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