Sep 02, 2015 07:00 AM The floods, which began at the end of June, inundated hundreds of villages and left over 200,000 people stranded across the districts of Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong and Bandarban.
Sep 02, 2015 11:48 AM
With the Indian government rooting for ‘Smart Cities’ there is an urgent need to ensure environmental sustainability of these projects.
[India] [Housing] [South Asia] [Enviornment]
Aug 31, 2015 05:10 PM
The community owned water treatment plant will provide clean drinking water to people at the nominal rates.
[South Asia] [Bihar] [Water and Sanitation] [SWASTH Bihar] [Health MDGs]
Aug 19, 2015 08:07 PM
This mobile application will provide complete information on HIV and help the government in reaching out to the unreached.
[HIV/AIDS] [South Asia] [Health sector] [Health MDGs] [India HIV infections] [AIDS]
Aug 20, 2015 01:00 AM
Expressing solidarity with gay rights activists, Congress leader Priya Dutt said that sexuality of an individual is a private matter.
[South Asia] [Lesbians] [Transgenders] [Sexual Violence] [India] [Gays]
Aug 13, 2015 02:55 PM
In its bid to fight water contamination at the local level, Khaira village in Bihar is set to launch a community owned water treatment plant.
[Sustainable Development] [SWASTH Bihar] [Rural India] [BTAST] [Rural communities] [Water sanitation] [South Asia]
Aug 12, 2015 04:20 PM
The TEEAL digital sets containing more than 5 lakh articles will prove to be a boon in areas with limited access to internet.
[Bangladesh] [South Asia] [Agri-technology] [Agriculture] [India]
Aug 12, 2015 01:19 PM HIV activists from across India meet for a national consultation to discuss gaps, challenges and future strategies
Aug 04, 2015 06:45 PM
Special camps are being organised in the state at public health facilities where haemo-dialysis sessions are being provided at half the market price.
[Health MDGs] [India] [BTAST] [Healthcare] [South Asia] [Health camp] [Bihar]
Aug 03, 2015 03:50 PM “We need a meaningful and universal global climate agreement in Paris in December,” said the UN chief.
Jul 31, 2015 03:21 PM
The India NGO Awards are being organised to honour NGOs, who have been adopting good standards and practices while implementing their programmes.
[Civil Society] [South Asia] [India]
Jul 30, 2015 06:37 PM Radio Brahmaputra is the first civil society run Community Radio for serving the local communities in the north eastern part of India.
Jul 29, 2015 03:28 PM
The ban on all future animal sacrifice during Nepal's Gadhimai festival will save the lives of millions of animals in the years to come.
[Nepal] [Animal rights] [India] [South Asia]
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]