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Indian Subcontinent Will Face Deadly Heat+Humidity By Century’s End

Indian Subcontinent Will Face Deadly Heat+Humidity By Century’s End

A man wipes his face on a hot summer day in the old quarters of Delhi in June 2015. If humans continue to emit greenhouse gases at current rates, in…

Housework Keeps India’s Women At Home. Some Women Are Changing That

Housework Keeps India’s Women At Home. Some Women Are Changing That

Women listen to Nikhil Kalelkar, a trainer for two-wheel riders, at Heydeedee, a start-up that describes itself as ‘India’s first all-women instant parcel delivery service’. Next week, they will be…

Vaccination Failures, ‘Mediocre’ BRD Hospital, Claim Lives Of Eastern UP’s Children

Vaccination Failures, ‘Mediocre’ BRD Hospital, Claim Lives Of Eastern UP’s Children

Children admitted at the Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. Patients of Japanese encephalitis, the viral brain infection that killed many of over 70 children in…

In 2015, India Lost 2 Children Below Age 5 Every Minute

In 2015, India Lost 2 Children Below Age 5 Every Minute

  Nearly 1.08 million Indian children under the age of five years died in 2015–that’s 2,959 deaths every day or two each minute–many of them of causes that were preventable…

India At 70: What A Comparison With 5 Nations Reveals

India At 70: What A Comparison With 5 Nations Reveals

  In the 70 years since independence, India has made most progress in improving life expectancy, literacy, but has been slower in improving the level of income, and reducing infant…

‘Casteism Will Not Allow Swacch Bharat Abhiyan To Succeed’

‘Casteism Will Not Allow Swacch Bharat Abhiyan To Succeed’

American scholars Dean Spears and Diane Coffey, co-founders of the Research Institute for Compassionate Economics   Why are children in India shorter than children from other countries even those poorer…

Women@work: In A Haryana Factory, Tradition Clashes With Aspiration

Women@work: In A Haryana Factory, Tradition Clashes With Aspiration

  Winter brought with it shorter days and the bleak realisation that her brief career was over.   Her village was a couple of kilometres away from the bus stop…

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