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BRICS well placed to lead agricultural reforms: expert

Sep 24, 2016 08:00 AM Investing in the family farm sector has proved to be at least twice as effective in reducing poverty compared to growth.

BRICS well placed to lead agricultural reforms: expert

Sep 24, 2016 08:00 AM Investing in the family farm sector has proved to be at least twice as effective in reducing poverty compared to growth.

BRICS well placed to lead agricultural reforms: expert

Sep 23, 2016 04:51 PM Investing in the family farm sector has proved to be at least twice as effective in reducing poverty compared to growth.

Cyber-crimes against children have many forms: study

Sep 23, 2016 11:37 AM UNICEF India has launched a comprehensive report on child online safety in India.

Indywood Film Carnival to promote gender equality

Sep 22, 2016 11:20 AM UN Women joins Indywood Film carnival to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.

New study highlights global progress in health

Sep 22, 2016 04:00 PM India’s ranking of 143 out of 188 countries shows that much more efforts are needed to fill the gap.

Gender gap in investment management sector: study

Sep 21, 2016 05:31 PM The study also suggests remedies for their full and equitable advancement in the profession.

Childhood nutrition linked to tiffin box, say experts

Sep 21, 2016 02:49 PM According to experts the tiffin box can be a source of good nutrition and can set healthy eating habits for life.

Karnataka adopts BEEP guidelines for energy efficiency

Sep 20, 2016 03:42 PM The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) supported the state in designing templates for energy-efficient public buildings.

Impact Guru partners Project Inspire on women safety

Sep 19, 2016 09:30 AM Project Inspire this year is on ‘Empowering Women and Girls through safety and security.

Air pollution claiming a life every 23 seconds in India?

Sep 16, 2016 04:15 PM ‘Time Bomb’ is set to explode, and presently claiming a life every 23 seconds in India due to air Pollution, says a nonprofit.

Farm Widows of Marathwada to get new homes

Sep 15, 2016 07:35 PM Habitat for Humanity (HFH) India will build homes for farm widows of Marathwada region by partnering with a corporate entity.

UN Women signs MoU with Rajasthan for gender equality

Sep 15, 2016 11:21 AM Government of Rajasthan, UN Women sign MoU to strengthen initiatives for gender equality, women’s empowerment.

KLF declares short story award winner on nature writing

Sep 12, 2016 04:10 PM The winner will be awarded a cash prize of rupees one lakh at an event to be hosted in New Delhi by the French Ambassador in October.

WhatsApp building communities for social good

Sep 12, 2016 03:47 PM WhatsApp has encouraged people to build stronger social communities for women safety, farming needs and differently abled.

Barmer gets India's largest community solar water plant

Sep 08, 2016 05:30 PM India’s largest solar operated community based RO Plant, has been installed at Sewniwala in Baytu Tehsil of Barmer district in Rajasthan.

Canon India takes a leap in its social endeavour

Sep 08, 2016 04:08 PM Canon India collaborates with SOS Children’s Village in its mission to ensure an enriching childhood

Singapore joins UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

Sep 07, 2016 12:06 PM “Stock exchanges play a crucial role in driving the growing green economy,” a UN official said.

In Delhi, a monologue on womanhood by Kalki Koechlin

Sep 06, 2016 04:54 PM Through her monologue the acclaimed actress will be igniting a discourse on various issues related to gender empowerment.

Transgenders draw govt attention at national meet in Delhi

Sep 02, 2016 07:06 PM Dialogue between government and community acknowledges urgent attention needed to protect India’s estimated one million transgender and hijra citizens.

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