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Friday, April 3, 2015
An otherwise tough-talking and business-friendly Prime Minister Narendra Modi was visibly emotional at one point while addressing top bankers at a function to celebrate Reserve Bank of India’s 80t...
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, social services
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
High among the causes of childhood malnutrition in India are vitamin and mineral deficiencies, as well as sub-optimal breastfeeding practices. »
More on social conditions AND: children
, food security
, social problems
Friday, March 13, 2015
More than half the households among the poorest five per cent of the rural population had calorie intake below 2,160 Kcal per day, the Lok Sabha was told on Friday. “Among the bottom 5 per...
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February 27, 2015
Perceptions of public safety in India are not driven by urbanisation per se; rather, these are likely driven by the infrastructure and amenities associated with the largest cities in India
February 13, 2015
Two child marriages were stopped in Chittoor District on Friday. In the first incident in Palamaner, an orphaned girl (14) under the care of her relatives was about to marry a 25-year-old youth fr...
January 12, 2015
The Centre has drawn up a road map to tackle under-nutrition or stunting, which contributes to one-third of under-five child deaths among tribal children.The Ministry of Tribal Affairs is o...
December 9, 2014
Are differences within the middle class, in income, education, and cultural and social capital, so wide as to render moot any ideological or behavioural coherence to this group?
November 29, 2014
The number of victims of slavery in the U.K. is much higher than previous figures, the British government has said.According to the latest Home Office analysis, there could be between 10,00...
November 2, 2014
We will set up ‘One Stop Crisis Centres’ soon. The idea is that women facing any kind of problems can come seek help, be it counselling or legal aid- Amrapali KataWDCWD Commissioner »
October 15, 2014
The Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan emphasising cleanliness has provided the right opportunity for Indian Railways to address infrastructural gaps contributing to dirty premises and trains
October 11, 2014
Raindropss, a Chennai-based social organisation that spreads social awareness messages to the public through entertainment and media, has done its bit too.
September 18, 2014
Actor-politician Hema Malini on Thursday sought to defend her remarks that widows from West Bengal and Bihar »
September 13, 2014
Sampat Pal Devi, founder of Gulabi Gang, talks about vigilante woman rights. »
THAE CHAUNG (Myanmar),
February 17, 2015
Last week, the government of the Buddhist-majority nation announced that the temporary identification, known as white cards, would be revoked on May 31.
February 10, 2015
The conclusion that quotas do not hurt efficiency is fallacious as the output of a large organisation hides the inadequacies and inefficiencies of Group ‘A’ and ‘B’ officers belonging to the underp...
December 10, 2014
What happens when there is a reversal of roles within the prescribed male-female public commuting norms?
December 7, 2014
Disagreeing with statements such as “justice for all and appeasement of none,” Varsha Ayyar, social activist, warns that it is a “dangerous” view that needs to be addressed seriously, as history s...
November 27, 2014
The rhetoric on the capacity of countries to reap the so-called demographic dividend cannot mask the more complex reality of a not-so-young world in 2014, and non-uniform patterns of growth. About...
MAMNOLI (KALYAN, THANE DISTRICT),
October 18, 2014
An NGO in Maharashtra helps reunite street children with their families
October 14, 2014
NSSO urged to use time-use surveys to ascertain homemakers’ economically productive activity
September 27, 2014
Officers, NGOs and the general public will participate in the cleanliness drive across all stations on October 2 »
September 17, 2014
She said there are already 40,000 widows in Vrindavan and there was no room to accommodate more
September 12, 2014
The highest rate of child marriage is in Bangladesh (where two out of every three girls marry before age 18), followed by India, Nepal and Afghanistan.
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