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No Change In Savings, Spending, Business After Rural Electrification: Researchers

No Change In Savings, Spending, Business After Rural Electrification: Researchers

London: Social scientists from the US andthe UK have found that providing electricity to rural communities in India has not brought about the socioeconomic...
Now, New ‘Smart Bangle’ That Sends Pregnancy Tips

Now, New ‘Smart Bangle’ That Sends Pregnancy Tips

Mumbai: A high-tech bangle that alerts pregnant women to toxic fumes and issues audio tips promises to boost maternal health in India and other...
Solar Energy Powering India’s Rural Health Centres

Solar Energy Powering India’s Rural Health Centres

Chennai: For Dr Vinayak Salunke, flashlights worth less than Rs 640 each are one of the most valuable assets at the Vihamandra health centre in...
How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

Digital literacy in rural areas has made us see sights that we had only dreamt about. We have seen children in Rajasthan use Google...
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...
Rural India: Living Under Digital Exclusion

Rural India: Living Under Digital Exclusion

In India, 300 million people do not have access to electricity and as per a World Bank report, 1.063 billion people are still offline....
To Prevent Trafficking Of Girls, Fathers In Rural Homes To Be Educated About Risks

To Prevent Trafficking Of Girls, Fathers In Rural Homes To Be...

By Roli Srivastava Mumbai: Fathers in rural India are the target of a new campaign to stop traffickers ensnaring young girls into the sex...
Higher Incidents Of Rape In India Linked To Lack Of Toilets, Shows Study

Higher Incidents Of Rape In India Linked To Lack Of Toilets,...

Washington: Women in India who use open defecation are prone to sexual violence and infrastructure improvements can provide them with some level of protection,...
Rural Women Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals, Shows Study

Rural Women Increasingly Accessing Government Hospitals, Shows Study

By Devanik Saha/IndiaSpend There was a 24 per cent rise in rural women accessing public healthcare between 2004 and 2014, according to a new report...
Rural India Getting Less To Eat Than 40 Years Ago, Finds Study

Rural India Getting Less To Eat Than 40 Years Ago, Finds...

By Pavitra Mohan New Delhi: It's been 70 years since India got Independence, but still, 70 per cent of its population live in the villages,...