CLOSE
Mumbai: The farmers forced into giving up their land for industry face dwindling earnings and fewer job options, increasing the likelihood of more bloody conflicts as demand for scarce land rises, experts say. Increased mechanisation is taking away some manual labour,...
By Rina Chandran Chennai: India must pass a law granting women equal rights to land as men if the country is to ensure more food is grown for its more than 1 billion people and greater respect for the environment, a...
New Delhi: Reservation for women in the Panchayati Raj institutions has helped reduce gender discrimination, said a United Nations report on Tuesday. According to the report, the representation of women in the local government has increased from 5 per cent in 1993...
KUALA LUMPUR: Gender-based violence is emerging as one of the deadliest forms of violence in Asia and it has killed more women than armed conflicts in some parts of the region, an expert on conflict said on Friday, calling...
Wellington: New Zealand scientists have unlocked the mystery of why so many cancer patients die of blood clots while undergoing chemotherapy in a study. Chemotherapy stimulates release of tiny bubbles from the surface of cancer cells, causing the potentially fatal...
London: Childhood emotional experiences of individuals can have long lasting consequences in adulthood while they perform a task, a study revealed. In a the study published in the online journal, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, the researchers stated that emotional bond shared...
Mumbai: Police, advocates and entrepreneurs have launched mobile apps and panic buttons to report abuse against the elderly in India, where the number of older people living alone has risen, yet talking about their mistreatment remains taboo. In India, traditionally, older...
Thane: Actors Nana Patekar and Makrand Anaspure’s philanthropic work is well known. The duo’s NAAM Foundation has been aiding families of the farmers who had committed suicide in 2015 owing to crop failure in Maharashtra. The foundation is now expanding its...
London: A smaller foetal size during the first and second trimesters of pregnancy can significantly increase the risk of asthma and reduce the lung function in children, a study has found. Previous studies found that the reduced foetal size during...
By Shreya Shah/ IndiaSpend.org It took 90 days, and four doctors across two cities to diagnose that Bhuveka Thareja, 13, suffered from tuberculosis (TB). It all started with a fever in December 2015. The doctor gave Bhuveka some medicines and the...

Top Stories

Poll

Should Government Remove GST On Goods Meant For Persons With Disabilities?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...