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India Is Failing Its Infants Long Before They Arrive At Hospital

India Is Failing Its Infants Long Before They Arrive At Hospital

A low birth weight baby at Sick New Born Care Unit, Kashida, East Singhbhum district, Jharkhand. The death of 70 infants in an Uttar Pradesh hospital was followed by similar…

Why Himachali Women Work: A Jam Factory May Have Answers

Why Himachali Women Work: A Jam Factory May Have Answers

The all-women team at the Bhuira Jam Factory in Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh. Having a job has meant empowerment in tangible ways. Everyone, even the temporary employees, has a bank…

India Could Reduce Flood Damage By Expanding Forest Cover: New IIT Study

India Could Reduce Flood Damage By Expanding Forest Cover: New IIT Study

  More forest cover can reduce the damage that floods cause in India, a new study by researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IITK) has reported.   The…

Deadly Afternoons: 35% Of Indian Road Accidents Reported Between 3 pm & 9 pm

Deadly Afternoons: 35% Of Indian Road Accidents Reported Between 3 pm & 9 pm

  Afternoons are the most accident-prone hours on Indian roads: 85,834 of 480,652 (18%) accidents in 2016 were reported between 3 pm and 6 pm, according to a new government…

India Enrolls More Children In Secondary School, But Is Failing To Teach Them

India Enrolls More Children In Secondary School, But Is Failing To Teach Them

  India has enrolled more children than ever before in secondary schools, but it is failing to teach them what they should be learning, with the most vulnerable, such as…

Conflicts Across India As States Create Land Banks For Private Investors

Conflicts Across India As States Create Land Banks For Private Investors

The wall that the Odisha government is building around a 1,700 hectare piece of land on Nuagaon village’s periphery to mark the inclusion of the land in the state government’s…

Why Lush Kashmir Is Losing Its Paddy Fields And Wetlands

Why Lush Kashmir Is Losing Its Paddy Fields And Wetlands

  Kashmir is losing its prime agricultural land and wetlands to rapid urbanisation and faulty land-use, according to a December 2016 state policy document on land use. Unplanned construction–and this…

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