Apr 20, 2015 11:44 AM Indian City of Ahmedabad has received international honour for ‘Heat Action Plan’ to address climate change.
Apr 16, 2015 04:55 PM
A new report highlights that groundwater supplies are decreasing and the demand for freshwater is increasing globally.
[South Asia] [Bangladesh] [SDGs] [India] [China] [Water & Sanitation] [UN] [Disaster] [MDGs]
Apr 16, 2015 01:00 AM The newly launched Smart Power initiative will promote economic development in rural areas through access to reliable and renewable energy.
Apr 15, 2015 07:10 PM Asia suffered the highest economic loss from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters, says a new report by Swiss Re.
Apr 14, 2015 01:20 PM
Nestle is trying to act clever and influencing nurses through a national quiz, said Dr Arun Gupta, Coordinator of Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India.
[Children] [Breastfeeding India] [South Asia]
Apr 13, 2015 05:10 PM
According to a top Indian health official citizen participation is the key to reducing maternal mortality rate in the country.
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Apr 13, 2015 04:10 PM
Lack of proper skilling has left a good percentage of engineering and management graduates jobless, said Rajiv Pratap Rudi, India’s Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
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Apr 08, 2015 11:00 AM On Tuesday, April 7, Andhra Pradesh police and forest officials shot dead 20 suspected red sandalwood smugglers in Chittoor district.
Apr 08, 2015 01:10 PM
The cost of these diseases which occur in the form of various ailments like diabetes, strokes and hypertension is between 4% and 10% of the country’s GDP.
[India] [Health sector] [South Asia] [Sustainable Development]
Apr 08, 2015 11:18 AM On the 65th World Health Day, India focused on the issues of maternal health, food security and food safety for the better future of the country’s men, women and specifically children.
Apr 07, 2015 03:55 PM Meanwhile, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the national Air Quality Index (AQI) and health alert for public information on Monday.
Apr 07, 2015 02:30 PM The CII National Conference & Annual Session 2015 focusing on “Building India: A Shared Responsibility” witnessed initiatives for setting up 100 Smart Cities by 2022 across India and faster implementation within the desired timeline.
Apr 06, 2015 11:27 AM The aim of this move is to stabilise rice prices during the festive season in the island nation.
Apr 04, 2015 06:30 PM Vijay Nambiar, the UN Special Adviser for Myanmar, welcomed a ‘new levels of trust’ between the said the Government and the armed groups.
Apr 03, 2015 05:35 PM The Sri Lankan President said that the patriotic people of Sri Lanka has ended the era which had given way to massive environmental degradation.
Apr 02, 2015 01:36 PM Dr Shirin Sharmin, the Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad of Bangladesh, said Maternal-child mortality rate helps to ensure sustainable development.
Apr 01, 2015 07:17 PM The 5th National Community Radio Sammelan provided a platform to stakeholders for sharing issues related to development and resilience of communities.
Mar 31, 2015 12:30 PM A Member of Indian Parliament and a state legislator have initiated low carbon development in their respective constituencies.
Mar 27, 2015 04:35 PM Kerala’s Kollam District TB Centre conferred the award on Radio Benziger for its out-of-box ideas.
Mar 23, 2015 04:33 PM The programme was launched by the National Rabies Control Programme in collaboration with Humane Society International.