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Need to cap greenhouse farm emissions: Devinder Sharma

Sep 09, 2014 05:30 PM Policy Analyst Devinder Sharma in an interview to OneWorld South Asia has urged the NDA government for providing assured monthly income to the Indian farmers.
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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.

A helping hand to animals, just to help the people who own them

Jul 24, 2014 03:45 PM M L Sharma, a former armyman, who retired as a major general from the Indian army, says in an interview to OneWorld South Asia that Brooke India, in partnership with a local NGO in Chamoli and Rudraprayag, is currently providing coverage to 7,000 working equines.

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).

Policy innovation crucial for promoting renewables in India: V Subramanian

Jun 26, 2014 03:25 PM V Subramanian, Former Secretary, India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and currently CEO and Chairman of Indian Wind Energy Association, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia said that Indian government should formulate a total renewable energy mission to promote non-conventional sources of energy.
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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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Diversity of disabilities is a major challenge: Stuti Kacker

Jun 06, 2014 06:47 PM Stuti Kacker, Secretary of India’s Department of Disability Affairs, in an interview to One World South Asia during the launch of The Spinal Foundation, said that diversity of disabilities is a big challenge for the policy makers.
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India can reap multiple benefits from green energy: Sawyer

May 27, 2014 03:05 PM Steve Sawyer, Secretary General of Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), in an interview to OneWorld South Asia said that investment in renewable energy will provide better job opportunities to the youth.
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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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Sri Lanka, Bangladesh have beaten India in healthcare: Harpal Singh

May 07, 2014 06:14 PM Harpal Singh, Mentor and Chairman Emeritus of Fortis Healthcare, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, on the sidelines of UN Corporate MDG Conclave held in New Delhi, said that responsibility to society should be integral to working of business. Excerpts from the interview:
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Myanmar continues to need global support during critical transition phase: Ban

May 02, 2014 03:49 PM Continued international support for the efforts of the Government of Myanmar in the areas of democratization, socio-economic development and national reconciliation will be vital, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said, noting that despite positive changes, the country faces a number of serious challenges.

Community-owned mediums to counter Naxals

Apr 21, 2014 03:00 PM N A Shah Ansari, Vice-President, Community Radio Association, argues for Community Radio as a potential medium to wean young people from the path of violence.

Natural capital is a critical asset for low-income countries: Achim Steiner

Apr 17, 2014 03:03 PM By 2050, humanity could devour an estimated 140 billion tonnes of minerals, ores, fossil fuels and biomass per year, said Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and UNEP Executive Director.

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