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India Builds Momentum On Sustainable Development Goals

It is heartening to see India making steady progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.  India is one of the member states of the United...

With Colour-Coded Warnings, Ahmedabad Finds A Way To Combat Air Pollution

Ahmedabad: A plan to combat extreme heat in Ahmedabad has been so effective in raising awareness and bringing down fatalities that city officials are...

Women Lead Slum Revamp In Gujarat

Ahmedabad: When Ramilaben Arvind studied the plan to move out of her one-room home in a congested slum into a modern apartment for no...

Tracking Progress: India’s Commitment Towards Global Development Goals

On September 25, 2015, 193 world leaders will committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End...

Traffickers Buy Up Land, Houses To Smuggle Women Across India-Bangladesh Border

Chennai: Along the India-Bangladesh border that runs through Bengal, human traffickers are buying land, building homes and enrolling on voter lists to create cover...

In Goodwill Gesture, Indian Army Reaches Out To Flood-Hit Myanmar Children

Guwahati: As monsoon rains trigger floods and landslides in Arunachal Pradesh, the Indo-Myanmar border villages are affected the most. Due to inaccessibility to neighborhood,...

1 In 5 children In Developed World In Relative Poverty, Says...

Paris:  One in five children in rich countries lives in relative poverty, according to a UNICEF report published today that put the US and New...

In 2015, India Had Second Highest Obese Children In World, Shows...

New York: India with 14.4 million had the second highest number of obese children in 2015, after China with 15.3 million, a study has found. The...

No Place For The Poor In India’s Smart Cities, Say Campaigners

Mumbai: An ambitious government plan to upgrade the cities risks further marginalising poor and minority communities and hastening slum evictions, while failing to address...

India’s Great Healthcare Challenge And Opportunity

By Nayan Kalnad, Niranjan Bose and Hari Menon/ IndiaSpend.org India added 450 million people over the 25 years to 2016, a period during which the...