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Pace Of Rural Road Building Slows Down, Under 50% Of Targeted Habitations Reached In 2016-17: Study

Pace Of Rural Road Building Slows Down, Under 50% Of Targeted...

By Vipul Vivek/ IndiaSpend.org On May 22, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tweeted it had ratcheted the pace of rural road construction under the Pradhan...
Wrong Number Led Acid Attack Survivor To Mr Right

Wrong Number Led Acid Attack Survivor To Mr Right

Lalita Benbansi from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh was 21 when her cousin threw acid on her over a grudge he held. Her face got...
Government Is Now Training Women Panchayat Leaders. Here’s Why

Government Is Now Training Women Panchayat Leaders. Here’s Why

New Delhi: In a bid to develop the villages, the government on Monday launched a training programme for women panchayat leaders. To ensure better...
In 5 Years, Number Of Students In Government Schools Fell By 13 Million, Finds Study

In 5 Years, Number Of Students In Government Schools Fell By...

By Devanik Saha/ IndiaSpend.org Between 2010-11 and 2015-16, student enrolment in government schools across 20 states fell by 13 million, while private schools acquired 17.5...
Switching To Vegetables, Melons And Papaya Could Help Save Water In India, Shows Study

Switching To Vegetables, Melons And Papaya Could Help Save Water In...

Rome: India could save water and reduce planet-warming emissions if people added more vegetables and fruits like melon, oranges and papaya to their diet...
Uttar Pradesh Slips To Last Place In Infant And Under-5 Mortality Rankings: Survey

Uttar Pradesh Slips To Last Place In Infant And Under-5 Mortality...

IndiaSpend Team India's most populous state has slid past Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to record the country's worst infant and under-five mortality rates, according to...
In India, 70% Patients Who Need Dialysis Don’t Receive It, Shows Study

In India, 70% Patients Who Need Dialysis Don’t Receive It, Shows...

New Delhi: In India, almost 200,000 new patients need dialysis every year, and it is estimated that less than 30 per cent of patients...
More Rich Urban Women Undergoing Caesarean Section Deliveries. Study Shows Why

More Rich Urban Women Undergoing Caesarean Section Deliveries. Study Shows Why

By Nidhi Jamwal/ IndiaSpend Over 21 years to 2014, the richest quintile -- top 20 per cent of the population by income -- undergoing caesarean...
In 2015, Over Half Of World’s Pollution Deaths Took Place In China, India: Study

In 2015, Over Half Of World’s Pollution Deaths Took Place In...

Shanghai: China and India accounted for more than half of the total number of global deaths attributable to air pollution in 2015, a study...
India’s Education Report Card: Toilets Improve, Attendance Dips, Math Skills Low

India’s Education Report Card: Toilets Improve, Attendance Dips, Math Skills Low

New Delhi: Eighty percent of class 3 students in rural India can’t subtract two-digit numbers and 70 per cent of them can’t read simple English. Of...