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Why Malnutrition Remains A Challenge For India

Why Malnutrition Remains A Challenge For India

  India has reduced malnutrition, but it is 13 times worse than Brazil, 9 times worse than China and 3 times worse than South Africa.   Rural areas have seen…

6 Hurdles To Building 44,000 Homes A Day

6 Hurdles To Building 44,000 Homes A Day

  Less than seven years are left for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious Housing for All scheme aimed at providing a home to all the urban poor by 2022—especially as…

Diabetes: The Epidemic That Indians Created

Diabetes: The Epidemic That Indians Created

A villager in rural Karnataka having his blood tested at a diabetes screening camp. Image: Flickr/Trinity Care Foundation   Meerut’s Sharad Tripathi developed diabetes five years ago, at 33, “no…

As India Ages, Dementia Threat Looms

As India Ages, Dementia Threat Looms

  India is a youthful country, for now. According to the Census of India, the population of the country below 35 years of age is 51.8%. By 2020, India is…

SAARC Summit: Making Friends Of Enemies

SAARC Summit: Making Friends Of Enemies

  (The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Nawaz Sharif, at the 18th SAARC Summit, in Nepal on November 27, 2014.)   Apart from…

Why India’s Children Have A Healthy Future

Why India’s Children Have A Healthy Future

  Is India winning the battle against malnutrition?   A comprehensive answer, for several reasons, would be yes. First, there is a downstream impact of economic growth and reduction in…

BRICS Upon BRICS: Now A $100 Billion Bank

   Brazil has been a destination and centre of attraction in recent days, not just for organising the FIFA World Cup 2014 but also for hosting the second cycle of…

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