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Alochona must lead to Ainer Chokhe

Jan 02, 2015 02:50 PM There are murmurs of the Jadavpur University Community Radio Station going off air on social media, all of which throw up a number of questions, writes Bijoy Patro.

Enough evidence to show that GM foods are harmful for human health

Dec 19, 2014 03:49 PM In reality, there is no scientific evidence to prove that genetically-modified foods are not harmful for your health, writes Devinder Sharma.

Primary health care: The cornerstone for tobacco cessation

Dec 10, 2014 11:00 AM Physicians have an extremely important role to play in tobacco control, write Dr Hayden McRobbie and Dr Rajmohan Panda.
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Sleazy medical practice in India: Is the doctor a prey or the perpetrator?

Nov 12, 2014 03:40 PM Unless the fees spent for the medical education is subsidizedor waived off, working in Government seems least attractive for doctors, writes Giridhara R Babu.

We can eradicate malaria—within a generation: Bill Gates

Nov 10, 2014 01:09 PM Melinda and I first called for eradication back in 2007 along with Margaret Chan, who runs the World Health Organization, writes Bill Gates.

Out of Fashion

Nov 03, 2014 11:35 AM Several thousand Kailash Satyarthis continue to carry on their hard work, unheard and unsung, writes Rajesh Tandon.

For children, there is nothing like playing outdoors

Nov 01, 2014 08:00 AM As children grow older, there’s a tendency to ignore play time, but even they need unstructured time to play and explore, writes Rutu Mody.

Environment protection and development need to be synergized: Javadekar

Oct 21, 2014 01:19 PM People’s participation was a prerequisite to address the challenges facing the environment, said Prakash Javadekar, India’s Minister for Environment, Forests & Climate Change.

India: A market for surrogacy, why not!

Oct 01, 2014 10:00 AM Surrogacy is now a million dollar industry resulting into livelihoods for thousands of poor women in India, writes Renu Pokharna.

We should address challenges of malnutrition, unemployment: Pranab

Sep 04, 2014 06:40 PM We should address with utmost of speed the challenges of malnutrition and unemployment, the Indian minister said.
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Indian ecologists decry decision on biodiversity hot spot

Sep 02, 2014 02:50 PM Biodiversity in the Western Ghats has been under siege for decades, writes Priyanka Pulla.
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How smart is a smart city?

Aug 01, 2014 11:30 AM The current model of resource management, developed in rich Western cities, is costly, writes Sunita Narain.
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A budget with new challenges for women

Jul 28, 2014 03:02 PM For starters, this budget ushers in the end of the entitlement regime, previously marked by prominence of government sops and doles, writes Rajiv Saxena.

Should India deal with nutrition governance as Brazil did?

Jul 07, 2014 06:05 PM Currently almost half the children in India are malnourished, which negatively impacts their productivity throughout their life, writes Arun Gupta.
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Why FDI in food sector is unhealthy?

Jul 04, 2014 03:55 PM The Indian govt should consider setting up a group of independent experts of integrity without any aid from industry for guiding the action to reduce dietary intake of sugar, writes Dr Arun Gupta.
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A large number of Indians are still energy-deprived: Dr Pachauri

Jul 02, 2014 01:20 PM There is a need to tackle the interrelated challenge of climate change and sustainable energy, said Dr. R.K. Pachauri, Director-General, The Energy and -Resources Institute (TERI).

Need to change people’s perception about bureaucracy: Indian minister

Jun 09, 2014 06:27 PM India’s Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar believes that two way dialogue between people and government was the process of Administrative Reforms.
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India needs a National Farmers Income Commission

May 24, 2014 06:30 PM Policy Analyst Devinder Sharma strongly advocates that the income a farmer earns in India should be de-linked from the price that his crops fetch in the market.

Will the member states take on big Food?

May 20, 2014 05:15 PM In the era of nutrition being taken over by the Big Food, and businesses are enjoying equal power in decision making on policy and programmes, writes Arun Gupta.
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Sister, where art thou?

May 12, 2014 10:40 AM As Florence Nightingale said so many years ago, nursing is not merely a science, but more so an art, write Kavita Narayan and Devaki Nambiar.
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