Dec 13, 2013 11:10 AM
Several women’s organizations criticised India’s ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for sitting on the Women’s Bill and its buck passing tactics.
[Gender equality] [Indian women] [Women empowerment] [South Asia] [India Parliament] [Gender Sensitivity]
Dec 13, 2013 10:00 AM Professor Inge Røpke has been named the winner of the Georgescu-Roegen Award for Unconventional Thinking .
Dec 11, 2013 04:02 PM
Elections are root cause of corruption in India, states S Y Qureshi, Former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India.
[Accountability] [South Asia] [Governance] [Corruption & transparency] [Indian Government]
Dec 11, 2013 04:00 PM
"It is the prerogative of the Supreme Court under the Constitution to test the constitutionality of a law,” India’s Law Minister Kapil Sibal said.
[Lesbians] [Gays] [South Asia] [Supreme Court of India]
Dec 11, 2013 10:00 AM
A new report suggests that incorporating natural resources into plans for reintegration can also help to mitigate potential conflicts.
[Conflict] [Natural resources] [South Asia]
Dec 11, 2013 09:56 AM
Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Dy Chairman, Planning Commission of India, released the IBFAN report on breastfeeding in New Delhi on Tuesday.
[Breastfeeding India] [Health] [South Asia]
Dec 09, 2013 10:46 AM The service is seen as a final chance for grieving South Africans to unite in a mass celebration of Mandela's life ahead.
Dec 05, 2013 01:17 PM
The World Bank funding would enable 4.5 million rural students to continue education in secondary level annually.
[Education Policy] [Bangaldesh] [South Asia] [Education For All]
Dec 03, 2013 06:30 PM
Experts from the corporate world and civil society have urged both the stakeholders to explore CSR partnerships with mutual trust.
[India nonprofits] [Civil society] [India] [Corporate Social Responsibility] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]