Mar 10, 2014 04:30 PM
‘Women who Inspire’, a new film produced by the European Union, is comprised of a series of interviews which focus on outstanding individual Indian women.
[Gender Inequality] [Women empowerment] [Gender Empowerment] [Indian women] [South Asia]
Mar 10, 2014 03:12 PM
Agriculture and food security are foremost among the priority areas for India-Africa partnerships, said Anand Sharma, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry.
[India] [Asia] [Development] [Sustainable Development] [South Asia]
Mar 08, 2014 05:31 PM
To commemorate Women’s Day, top international leaders called for full realization of women’s rights in the 21st century.
[Women participation] [Women Safety] [Indian women] [Women empowerment] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Empowerment] [UN]
Mar 08, 2014 04:45 PM
The CEOs from HCL and Wipro from India were amongst the five CEOs that were honoured by UN Women and UN Global Compact.
[Corporates] [Indian women] [Gender Inequality] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Sensitivity]
Mar 08, 2014 02:50 PM
At times, we are proud of triumphs achieved by women who feature strong and powerful character in the various sectors, while on the other side, there is complete darkness.
[South Asia] [Women Safety] [Indian women] [Women empowerment] [Women rape]
Mar 06, 2014 04:55 PM
Women are most offended by not being taken seriously by men in a workplace, says a new research conducted by a team led by the author of the book ‘Lady You’re Not a Man’.
[Sexual Harassment at workplace] [Gender empowerment] [South Asia] [Gender Sensitivity] [Indian women]
Mar 04, 2014 03:00 PM
Economy transition in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will help in achieving better standards of living, say studies by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
[Green Economy] [India] [UNEP] [Sustainable development] [South Asia]
Mar 03, 2014 10:57 AM
The fifth edition of the report ‘Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN’ details the emissions from 64 United Nations organizations.
[India] [Sustainable Development] [Climate Change] [South Asia]
Feb 22, 2014 04:20 PM
Technology flies over physical barriers and acts as a big enabler, says Srinivasu Chakravarthula, a disabled person working at PayPal.
[South Asia] [Disability] [India] [Technology]
Feb 21, 2014 10:00 AM
Students suffer fractured hands and head injuries during a peaceful protest march on February 14 carried out against racism and the death of Nido Tania.
[South Asia] [Delhi Police] [Delhi government] [Racism]
Feb 21, 2014 03:24 PM
Western technology should be used for scaling up production of assistive devices to make them affordable for the disabled, a top Indian official said.
[South Asia] [India] [Indian Government] [Disability] [Sustainable Development]
Feb 21, 2014 11:59 AM
Techshare India-2014 discusses how technology companies, NGOs and entrepreneurs can bring sustainable reform in the disability sector.
[South Asia] [Disability] [India] [Sustainable Development]
Feb 20, 2014 06:40 PM While celebrating its annual fest with the theme ‘Shades of Green’, Miranda House girls are all set to promote environment and sustainability.
Feb 20, 2014 04:20 PM The Rajya Sabha today passed the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Bill, 2014 . The Bill provides for protection of livelihoods rights, social security of street vendors, regulation of urban street vending in the country and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The Lok Sabha had passed the Bill on 6th September, 2013.
Feb 19, 2014 02:05 PM
Broadband adoption across the country is critical to unleash the next telecom transformation, driving economic growth and allowing delivery of services to masses.
Feb 19, 2014 04:25 PM
Good agriculture is not possible without the presence of wetlands, said experts at the International Conference on Lakes and Wetlands.
[India] [Enviornment] [India lakes] [Wetlands] [South Asia]
Feb 18, 2014 07:20 PM
Governance played a crucial role in the conservation of lakes, said, Mansee Bal, Faculty, Erasmus University, Rotterdam Netherlands.
[India] [Madhya Pradesh] [Wetlands] [Climate Change policy] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Feb 18, 2014 07:00 PM
Water needs to be priced to reflect its scarcity, said, Montek Singh, Deputy Chairperson, Planning Commission of India, during his valedictory address at DSDS-2014.
[India] [Delhi Sustainable Development Summit] [DSDS 2014] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]