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Bhopal media workshop dwells on decentralised planning

Oct 09, 2015 03:45 PM Vikas ki behti dhara mein jan-bhagidari jaroori hai (People will have to participate in the development process), says Babulal Jain, Vice-Chairman, State Planning Commission.
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Indian NGO builds young advocates for gender equality

Oct 07, 2015 06:21 PM Through the National School Essay Contest, Nanhi Chhaan, a nonprofit has tried to educate the young citizens of the country on the anomalies of Indian society.

HSI-India slams killing of man accused of cow slaughter

Oct 03, 2015 07:40 PM As Indians celebrate Gandhi’s birthday, HSI-India stresses that ahimsa applies to people and animals alike.

Rural distress fuelling up internal migration, say experts

Sep 23, 2015 12:03 PM According to a social activist, the present rural distress is worse than 1950s with most of the affected people being small farmers.
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Securing future of the orphaned and disadvantaged youth

Sep 21, 2015 06:13 PM More than 70 institutions and NGO professionals in New Delhi trained on various social adjustment issues of disadvantaged and orphaned youth in institutional care.

Delhi NCR to host biggest sports event for Senior Citizens

Sep 18, 2015 01:26 PM Jashn 2015, the second edition is one-of-its-kind events in India and will see over 500 senior citizens’ (aged 55-75) participation.

Innovative teachers of Delhi felicitated

Sep 18, 2015 11:56 AM STIR Education holds Govt Selection Day in association with Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) & Department of Education (DoE) to felicitate most innovative teachers of Delhi.

Be a climate leader: Parliamentarians to Indian PM

Sep 16, 2015 02:45 PM Indian Parliamentarians of various political hues have requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi for creating a vision towards low carbon development.

Focus on neglected tropical diseases: WHO

Sep 13, 2015 10:32 PM The WHO South-East Asia Region reports around 10 000 cases of kala-azar every year.

India’s breastfeeding policies need improvement: report

Sep 10, 2015 04:05 PM The South Asian counties managed to advance much further because the policy makers prioritized optimum breastfeeding and infant and child feeding, something India has not been able to do so far.

Prioritise preparedness for health emergencies: WHO

Sep 09, 2015 05:34 PM Over the years, WHO South-East Asia Region has witnessed a series of major public health emergencies.

Tapping CSR for strategic farmer-business linkages in India

Sep 07, 2015 02:11 PM Experts have urged for tapping CSR funds for creating farmer oriented market linkages to make farming a profitable vocation.

The Chalk Walk-2015: A teachers’ movement

Sep 07, 2015 12:05 PM By participating in the Chalk Walk -12000 teachers in the movement took an oath to improve learning outcomes of children.

UN Hosts 12th International Human Rights Summit

Sep 04, 2015 11:43 AM With limitless energy, optimism and promise, the youths inspired UN staff, NGO representatives and other dignitaries attending the event.

Environment sustainability crucial for Smart Cities in India

Sep 02, 2015 11:48 AM With the Indian government rooting for ‘Smart Cities’ there is an urgent need to ensure environmental sustainability of these projects.
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IFRC appeals to support flood-hit people in Bangladesh

Sep 02, 2015 07:00 AM The floods, which began at the end of June, inundated hundreds of villages and left over 200,000 people stranded across the districts of Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong and Bandarban.

Italian artist ups the ante against sex trafficking in India

Sep 01, 2015 11:59 AM According to Central Bureau of Investigation in India, there are three million women trapped in prostitution of which 1.4 million are children.

Historic opportunity to end poverty: Jayant Sinha

Sep 01, 2015 09:10 AM Jayant Sinha, India’s Minister of State for Finance, laid out the vision and goal of the government to achieve financial inclusion in India.

India free of maternal, neonatal tetanus, says WHO

Aug 31, 2015 06:55 PM The UN health agency has congratulated India on the eradication of the killer disease.
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Panchayat to run water treatment plant in Bihar village

Aug 31, 2015 05:10 PM The community owned water treatment plant will provide clean drinking water to people at the nominal rates.
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