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Indian states urged to work for empowering the disabled
Aug 25, 2014 As per the data available, a number of States are yet to provide all the eligible persons with disabilities with disability certificates.
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Chronic diseases account for 60% of deaths in India: study
Apr 08, 2015 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.
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Child Mortality: Indian minister calls for ‘Health Sainiks’
Aug 20, 2014 The high child mortality rate in India is a national shame, said Dr Harsh Vardhan, the Indian Health Minister.
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Separate agency mooted for public toilets in Delhi
Aug 20, 2014 India’s urban development ministry will examine the possibility of creating a separate agency for maintenance of public toilets in Delhi.
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India: Court orders release of Irom Sharmila
Aug 20, 2014 Irom Sharmila has entered her fourteenth year on hunger strike, demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act from Manipur.
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India set to paint its national highways all green
Jul 02, 2016 The government has decided to earmark one per cent of the road construction cost for greening the national highways.
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Labour scarcity a constraint for Indian farm sector: expert
Sep 16, 2014 “The issue of agricultural labor shortage very closely affects poverty alleviation and basic food security,” ICRISAT DG.
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Uphold child rights for the ‘right’ future, says CRY CEO
Feb 23, 2015 The consistently low allocations of below 5 percent of the total Union Budget for the needs of children needs serious reflection, writes Puja Marwaha.
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South Asian giants' fillip on LGBT discourse
Jun 29, 2016 The LGBT discourse in Pakistan and India has been reignited, thanks to a decree by a Pakistani religious group and a petition before India's Supreme Court
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We need to be more tolerant of sexual diversity: Monica Dogra
Jul 22, 2015 Bollywood actor Monica Dogra, known for her roles in films like 'David' and 'Dhobi Ghat', in an interview to OneWorld South Asia stressed on removing the stigma attached to the transgendered community by building a more inclusive society. Excerpts from the interview:
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Digital sets to boost agricultural research in Bangladesh
Aug 12, 2015 The TEEAL digital sets containing more than 5 lakh articles will prove to be a boon in areas with limited access to internet.
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Bihar provides dialysis service at half the market rates
Aug 04, 2015 Special camps are being organised in the state at public health facilities where haemo-dialysis sessions are being provided at half the market price.
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India endeavours to fight AIDS with ICTs
Jul 24, 2014 India is all set to combat AIDS using Information and Communication technology like e-governance, mobile telephony and social media.
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India celebrates 2010 as year of gram sabha
Jan 28, 2010 India has designated 2010 as the year of gram sabhas to spread awareness about good governance at the local level. To make local governance effective, energising local governing bodies is a real challenge before the government.
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Creating a new world for the girl child
Jan 29, 2010 Any investment made in the education of a girl translates directly into the overall economic development of the family. As part of a social initiative, a cosmetic major, in association with a nongovernmental organisation, launched the ‘Power of Kiss’ campaign at the Indian national capital yesterday.
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India has an obligation towards health for all
Jan 29, 2010 There is an urgent need to address healthcare in India in a way that ensures the state’s obligations so that it cannot renege on the promises. A proposed bill in this regard should treat healthcare in a holistic manner, say NGOs and experts.
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India keeps pledge on emission cuts
Feb 01, 2010 In keeping with the promise it had made ahead of the Copenhagen climate change conference in December, India voluntarily committed yesterday to reduce the intensity of its carbon emissions by 20% to 25% by 2020 from 2005 levels.
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Control child trafficking, says India's apex court
Feb 02, 2010 Fearing that India might emerge as the hub of child sex abuse, the Supreme Court last week asked the government to deal sternly with criminals and recommended a separate police wing to tackle the problem. The decision was given in response to a PIL filed by a child rights NGO.
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Indian state uses plastic waste for road construction
Feb 02, 2010 A week long anti-polythene campaign has yielded enough plastic to tar a stretch of 138 kilometers in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Pilots indicate that these roads are cost effective and durable.
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UN lauds India's job guarantee scheme
Feb 03, 2010 The United Nations report World Social Situation 2010, released globally last week, has complimented the national employment guarantee scheme for its universal nature, in comparison to targeted schemes like BPL cards. It suggests effective measures be taken to address deficits.
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Major rivers in India, Bangladesh drying up fast
Feb 04, 2010 The declining water levels in major rivers Brahmaputra and Teesta much ahead of the dry season is lowering the underground water levels and also affecting cultivation in India’s north east and Bangladesh. Environmentalists fear negative changes in overall climate will make the region more prone to calamities.
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Ancient language in India goes extinct
Feb 05, 2010 Bo one of the world’s oldest languages, has come to an end with the death of Boa Sr, the last speaker of this language, among the Great Andamanese tribes. While Andaman Islands are believed to be an anthropologists dream, little is being done to preserve their heritage, says an expert.
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India adopts decent work country programme
Feb 08, 2010 Celebrating 90th anniversary, International Labour Organization announced last week the adoption of decent work country programme for India to advance faster and inclusive growth. It aims to empower the disadvantage in selected sectors and states, with emphasis on women workers.
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India needs proactive policy for water security
Feb 09, 2010 According to a study by Water Resources Group, India could face huge water deficit by 2030, if not followed by a vision and proactive policy. It suggests that by improving water efficiency and improved productivity in farming, this supply-demand gap could be reduced substantially.
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Indian tribe seeks Avatar director's help to protect land
Feb 09, 2010 Survival has championed the cause of India's Dongria Kondh tribe of Orissa - an advertisement in a popular film magazine has asked Oscar winner James Cameron to help in the struggle to defend their sacred mountain. Further, Amnesty has released a report today highlighting that mining activities are threatening local livelihoods and access to water in the region.
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First Indian woman at the South Pole
Feb 10, 2010 "In Antartica, the wind is your worst enemy" - Reena Kaushal Dharmshaktu relives the thrill and agony of participating in an expedition conceived to celebrate women’s empowerment, climate change and environmental degradation. The expedition commemorated the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Commonwealth.
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India bans cultivation of Bt brinjal
Feb 10, 2010 The decision to put a moratorium on the cultivation of Bt brinjal has been hailed by experts and activists. Concerns about possible health hazards of genetically modified brinjal and rapid contamination of natural brinjal varieties through cross-pollination were voiced at public hearings in seven cities across the country.
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Collective action to restore Indian rivers
Feb 12, 2010 At the Jaipur birding fair, two experts from UK share experiences of cleaning the river Thames in London, which remained polluted for years due to the industrialisation and rapid urbanisation. They opine that with collective effort the polluted rivers of India could be cleaned within 20 years.
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India plans satellite mapping to monitor slums
Feb 15, 2010 The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation will introduce satellite mapping to help governments discover new slums and prevent their illegal spread. It will employ the geographical information system to make effective analysis on slum communities, providing them sanitation and other amenities, and relocating them to suitable areas.
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India to notify right to education act
Feb 17, 2010 The Right to Education Act that promises free and compulsory education for all children between 6-14 years will finally be implemented from April 1 with its notification by Ministry of Human Resource Development. Expressing their concern many civil society organisations ask the government to incorporate constitutional guarantee within the Act.
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