Jul 28, 2015 04:05 PM
OneWorld South Asia remembers the progressive words of Dr Kalam as the news of his sad demise grips the entire nation in grief.
[Indian President] [Bharat Ratna] [Indian Government] [Dr APJ Abdul Kalam] [Indian youth] [South Asia]
Jul 27, 2015 07:39 PM
Around 3000 students from across the country showcased their entrepreneurial skills in New Delhi by showcasing 57 projects developed for community empowerment.
[Sustainable Development] [SRCC] [Community-based approach] [India] [Miranda House] [South Asia] [Lady Shriram College]
Jul 25, 2015 05:00 PM
According to a new, the Sustainable Development Goals will sustain only if they are underpinned by a secure foundation of natural capital.
[SDGs] [Sustainable Development] [UNEP] [South Asia] [Environment] [Natural resources]
Jul 20, 2015 05:10 PM
Delhi police commissioner BS Bassi has urged women for being ready to hit back at the molesters instead of suffering in silence.
[Delhi Police] [Sexual Violence] [Sexual harassment India] [South Asia] [Delhi women]
Jul 17, 2015 06:46 PM
Experts from various countries like South Korea, Germany and the USA urged for addressing the problem of sex selection on a priority basis.
[Gender Sensitivity] [South Asia] [Gender Empowerment] [Sex ratio]
Jul 17, 2015 05:47 PM The Demand Justice for Animals campaign run by the Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations (FIAPO) commenced on the 3rd of July.
Jul 16, 2015 11:44 AM Powered by environmental finance this initiative links scientists with small-scale farmers to collectively revive and conserve traditional, indigenous seeds.
Jul 14, 2015 07:46 PM New development financing framework must take into account emerging global challenges and be risk-informed, says UN Development Chief.
Jul 13, 2015 06:25 PM The report recommends that climate change risk assessments should be updated regularly.
Jul 11, 2015 01:36 PM The new guidelines by the United Nations will be monitored by UNCTAD.
Jul 10, 2015 03:45 PM
The MDG report-2015 states that women continue to face discrimination in many parts of the world.
[India] [Gender Inequality] [Women empowerment] [Millennium Development Goals] [Gender Empowerment] [UN] [South Asia]
Jul 07, 2015 10:02 PM
Despite significant gains accomplished by the MDGs, progress has been uneven across the globe, the final MDG report reveals.
[China] [India] [Millennium Development Goals] [South Asia] [Poverty and Hunger]
Jul 07, 2015 08:39 PM
The report also reveals that under-five mortality rate in South Asia has fallen by 60 per cent or more since 1990.
[Health MDGs] [India] [Millennium Development Goals] [South Asia] [UN-ESCAP]
Jul 06, 2015 05:21 PM
The campaign 'If hashstags could feed' on Twitter is aimed at persuading people to donate money towards feeding the school children in India.
[South Asia] [India] [Social media] [Hunger and Poverty] [Twitter] [Children]
Jul 03, 2015 08:20 PM The third national Hijra Habba called for a big push for transgender and Hijra welfare by expanding access to health, education and employment.
Jul 02, 2015 07:15 PM
The conference aims to exchange international knowledge on sex-selective practices and methods of addressing the problem.
[Girls sexual harassment] [Gender Empowerment] [Gender Inequality] [Indian Girls] [Girl education]
Jun 26, 2015 01:00 AM
According to a new study, ailments including diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases pose an increasing threat to health in India.
[Hypertension] [Healthcare] [Health MDGs] [Diabetes] [India] [South Asia]