Sep 01, 2014 11:45 AM
The clinics will be thrown open to all citizens above 65 years of age, signaling an end to the exclusivity of the Central Government Health Services.
[South Asia] [Healthcare] [India]
Aug 29, 2014 11:55 AM
The ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana’ will help in ending financial untouchability, said Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister.
[Financial inclusion] [South Asia] [Indian Prime Minister]
Aug 28, 2014 05:50 PM A report of an earlier committee, gathering dust for 10 years, has been given a fresh lease of life.
Aug 28, 2014 11:14 AM
Health officials in the country are now worried about the threat of waterborne diseases as sewage mixes with flood waters.
[Flood victims] [Nepal] [Disease] [South Asia] [Disaster Management]
Aug 28, 2014 08:00 AM Tourism can be a threat to communities when it is not carefully planned, said David Scowsill, CEO, WTTC.
Aug 27, 2014 12:41 PM
The eight MDGs, agreed by world leaders at the UN summit in 2000, are described as a 15-year roadmap for development across the world.
[UN] [Development] [South Asia] [MDGs] [Health MDGs]
Aug 27, 2014 11:34 AM
MIS based tracking would strengthen the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau and help in controlling wildlife crimes in tiger reserves.
[South Asia] [Anti-poaching] [Animals] [Tiger reserves India] [India]
Aug 26, 2014 01:45 PM Across all the flood-affected states, the floods have had a major impact on livelihoods.
Aug 26, 2014 01:07 PM The Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa was speaking during a National Information Technology Conference (NITC)-2014.
Aug 25, 2014 05:10 PM Digital India Programme aims to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledDigital India Programme aims to transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy by leveraging IT as a growth engine.ge economy by leveraging IT as a growth engine.
Aug 25, 2014 01:25 PM "I feel gratitude for all the support, but my gratitude cannot be complete until AFSPA is repealed,"Irom Sharmila.
Aug 25, 2014 11:45 AM
Mere expansion of physical infrastructure in educational sector alone cannot bring about proper improvement, said Pranab Mukherjee, the Indian President.
[Indian President] [South Asia] [Pranab Mukherjee]