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1,200 farmers have committed suicide in Telangana in the last 2 years, but TRS doesn't care

May 25, 2016 Launching a sharp attack on the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader NT Rama Rao Jr alleged that the TRS has neglected the distressed farmers in the region
 

Nepal plans road transport development

May 25, 2016 The Nepalese Government is planning a major programme of road development for the next three years. The aim of the programme is to build new roads that will join up to 500 Village Development Committee (VDC) locations that are not linked at present to the road network.
 

UNDP forging new partnerships in Karachi to boost youth employment

May 25, 2016 More than 13,000 young women and men in three deprived townships of Karachi can now access specialized training for employment in the garment industry.
 

'My grandsons' fight to avenge their father': child soldiers in Afghanistan

May 25, 2016 Despite government pledges to rid its armed forces of children, the number of minors recruited to fight is rising
 

Bihar: Five arrested in murder case of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan

May 25, 2016 Bihar police on Wednesday, claimed to have cracked journalist Rajdeo Ranjan’s murder case by arresting five persons in Siwan district.
 

Politics of hunger: Bundelkhand widow falsely accused of selling daughter

May 25, 2016 Natural calamities are often used as a political tool in India, be it drought or flood. As if the tragedy of death due to hunger in the famished region of Bundelkhand were not enough, allegations of human trafficking against local adivasis are adding insult to injury.
 

Women forced into sex trade in drought-hit Andra Pradesh

May 25, 2016 Incessant drought conditions and no agricultural activity has financially broken Andhra Pradesh's Anantpur district. The worst affected are the women in the region, who have submitted themselves to prostitution to support their families.
 

Build toilets so that no mother or woman is forced to defecate in open: PM Modi

May 25, 2016 Prime Minister Modi while addressing the Panchayati Raj Sammelan on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day said his government is making various efforts for upheaval of social development at places outside Delhi so that more people can be connected.
 

Sri Lanka: Deadly tropical storm displaces more than 230,000, UN relief wing reports

May 25, 2016 The United Nations humanitarian wing has reported that at least 84 people have died, another 116 are missing, and more than 230,000 are displaced following a severe tropical storm this past week that caused widespread flooding and landslides in 22 districts of Sri Lanka.
 

India drought hurts women, low-caste dalits more

May 24, 2016 In India due to decade's worst drought women and lower caste dalits are the one who are being the worst victims. The impacts range from malnutrition to early marriage to prostitution.
 
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