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Govt Ad Spend Could Feed 46 Million Children Mid-Day Meals For A Year

Govt Ad Spend Could Feed 46 Million Children Mid-Day Meals For A Year

Vehicles pass by a government of India poster around the World Hindi Conference in September, 2015. In its first 52 months in power, the National Democratic Alliance government spent Rs…

With 4 Years To Go, 6% Of India’s Solar Rooftop Target Installed

With 4 Years To Go, 6% Of India’s Solar Rooftop Target Installed

  Chandigarh: With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed just about 2,538…

As India Struggles With Climate Change, Farming Couple Learns To Cope And Flourish

As India Struggles With Climate Change, Farming Couple Learns To Cope And Flourish

In an arid, poor corner of India swept by climate change, Shyamrao Patil and wife Laxmibai–both studied till class three–have found ways to cope & profit: By adapting farming techniques,…

Indians Depend On Political Bodies, Social Networks To Access Govt Services

Indians Depend On Political Bodies, Social Networks To Access Govt Services

  Mumbai: Indians disadvantaged by class, caste or education, and thus without access to public services or government bodies, often use political institutions and social networks to get their work…

Indian Women, Inordinately Burdened By HouseWork, Pay The Motherhood Penalty

Indian Women, Inordinately Burdened By HouseWork, Pay The Motherhood Penalty

  Delhi/Gurgaon: Underneath two gigantic chandeliers in the conference room of a posh Gurgaon hotel, 250 elegantly dressed women are ferociously beating drums. Faster, slower, louder, stop. It’s easier than…

Toxic Air To Blame For Lung Cancer; No Longer Just A Smoker’s Disease

Toxic Air To Blame For Lung Cancer; No Longer Just A Smoker’s Disease

  Mumbai: Smokers and non-smokers now represent an equal number of lung-cancer patients, according to a study carried out by the Lung Care Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation focused on improving…

8 People Died Every Day On Mumbai’s Suburban Railway In 2017–And That’s The Good News

8 People Died Every Day On Mumbai’s Suburban Railway In 2017–And That’s The Good News

  Mumbai: Eight people died every day on Mumbai’s railway tracks in 2017, down 20% from 10 deaths every day in 2013, data from Government Railway Police (GRP), Mumbai, show.…