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Six Factors That Could Reduce Malnutrition In Madhya Pradesh

Six Factors That Could Reduce Malnutrition In Madhya Pradesh

  Women’s empowerment, better sanitation, and improvement in maternal health could improve the nutritional status of children in Madhya Pradesh (MP), the state with 42% of its children under five…

Indians Care Deeply About Privacy Of Personal Data: New Study

Indians Care Deeply About Privacy Of Personal Data: New Study

  We met Sulekha (name changed) in a village in Uttarakhand. She was talking about the information she considered most important to her: Her ration card, Aadhaar card, NREGA [National…

What Surat Can Teach Other Indian Cities About Public Health

What Surat Can Teach Other Indian Cities About Public Health

Chaya Jadhav (centre) from Dhule, Maharashtra, at the Pandesara Urban Centre in Surat. Jadhav came back to the centre for the delivery of her second child because she was satisfied…

Citizens Could Save India’s Environment, If A 15-Year-Old Law Is Used Well

Citizens Could Save India’s Environment, If A 15-Year-Old Law Is Used Well

A view of the forest in Pondi village, Madhya Pradesh, that locals revived by studying the status of various plant species and extraction practices. India’s attempt to preserve its biodiversity…

Crime Against Women Up 83%, Conviction Rate Hits Decadal Low

Crime Against Women Up 83%, Conviction Rate Hits Decadal Low

  As many as 39 crimes against women were reported every hour in India, up from 21 in 2007, according to Crime in India 2016 report by National Crime Records…

India’s Millets Makeover: Set To Reach Poor, School Meals

India’s Millets Makeover: Set To Reach Poor, School Meals

A pearl millet farm in Raichur, Karnataka. A new government proposal seeks to put millets–which have higher iron, calcium and mineral content than rice, wheat and wheat derivatives–back in the…

‘If You Destroy Aravalli Forests, Delhi, Gurgaon Will Be Devastated’

‘If You Destroy Aravalli Forests, Delhi, Gurgaon Will Be Devastated’

The Mangar Bani is a sacred forest on the edge of Delhi, in Faridabad.  The Haryana government’s reluctance to classify tracts like these outside Gurgaon as Aravallis could endanger rare…