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]
Jun 25, 2015 04:35 PM
The Indian government has joined hands with the private partners for modernizing the Anganwadi infrastructure in rural areas.
[South Asia] [Child rights] [Government of India] [Women rights]
Jun 24, 2015 01:35 PM The traffickers, he stressed, promise education, meals and a better future.
Jun 22, 2015 02:22 PM
The link between unethical business practices and closing civic space is becoming clearer as global inequality and capture of power and resources by a handful of political and economic elite rises.
[CIVICUS] [India] [Civil society] [South Asia]
Jun 22, 2015 01:41 PM
Building a conducing farming atmosphere is important for reducing a farmer’s dependency on the external factors, opined experts at a summit in New Delhi.
[Agri-business] [Indian Farmers] [Agriculture] [South Asia] [Farming]
Jun 20, 2015 01:00 AM
Experts at an agro summit in New Delhi called for bridging the information gap in the agricultural sector for enhancing farmers’ profits.
[Agri-business] [Agri-technology] [Agriculture] [South Asia] [Indian Government] [Indian Farmers]
Jun 17, 2015 12:20 PM The ‘Girl Rising’ campaign is anchored by a feature film that is being remade into several Indian languages.
Jun 04, 2015 05:45 PM With focussed efforts, Maruti Suzuki has been successful in bringing down the weighted average of CO2 emission by over 11.6 % in last five years.
Jun 15, 2015 07:49 PM The nonprofit partners with BSES MG Hospital of the Brahma Kumaris’ for this initiative.
Jun 03, 2015 06:20 PM
During the last 25 years, only 21.5 million people have been able to come out of hunger in India, says the FAO Hunger Map 2015
[South Asia] [Bangladesh] [FAO] [India] [Agriculture] [Malnutrition]
Jun 15, 2015 10:00 AM
According to experts, the idea of a ‘safe city for women’ has to do with the mindset, and not just infrastructure.
[Cities] [Women rights] [Indian women] [Women safety] [South Asia]