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.
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.
[Nutrition] [Health] [South Asia] [India]
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.
[India] [Health] [South Asia]
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).
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.
[Renewable Energy] [Sustainable Development] [South Asia]
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.
[India] [South Asia] [Governance]
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.
[South Asia] [Disability] [India]
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.
[Green growth] [Green economy] [Environment] [Sustainable development] [Renewable Energy] [South Asia]
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.
[India] [Breastfeeding India] [South Asia] [Health]
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.
[Healthcare] [Health MDGs] [South Asia] [India] [Health sector] [Health]
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:
[India] [Health and Nutrition] [Sri Lanka] [Healthcare] [Health MDGs] [Bangladesh] [South Asia]
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.
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.
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.
Apr 07, 2014 06:15 PM
The agent that assists an effective control of vector born disease the ‘Trained Medical Entomologist’ is now on the verge of extinction, writes Deepak Saxena.
[Health] [India] [South Asia]
Apr 03, 2014 10:55 AM
Tragically, in many parts of the world, these individuals are denied their fundamental human rights, said The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s in his message on World Autism Awareness Day. Read his message below:
[Ban Ki-moon] [India] [Disability]
Apr 02, 2014 05:42 PM
Dr Bindu N Lohani, Vice President, Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development, Asian Development Bank, Philippines, spoke to OneWorld South Asia on the sidelines of DSDS-2014 in New Delhi. Excerpts from the interview.
[Delhi Sustainable Development Summit] [India] [DSDS 2014] [Sustainable Development] [South Asia]