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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

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...

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

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...

For Transgenders In India, Abuse Begins In Early Childhood, Reveals Study

Sumit Chaturvedi/IndiaSpend From her troubled teenage years to being a social activist working for the rights of the transgender community, Sharmila (name changed to protect...

Here’s How India Can Prevent Malaria

New York: Targeting mosquitoes responsible for transmission of malaria that take refuge in cattle sheds in countries like India can help achieve WHO's goal of...

Kindness Has No Boundaries, These Walls Are Proof

While walls are known to create divides, these are simply breaking them. The ‘Wall of Kindness’ is a simple concept that’s fast catching up...

I’m Seen As Inspirational Figure, But I Wish I Wasn’t: Acid-attack...

New Delhi: She has walked the fashion ramp in New York, but is not a model. Reshma Qureshi, an acid attack survivor, feels India...

India’s Great School Education Challenge Lies In BIMARU States, Shows Study

Khushboo Balani/ IndiaSpend By 2020, India will have the world's largest working population -- 869 million -- but an IndiaSpend analysis revealed that India is...

A Fresh Start: Forgetting Deep Scars, Domestic Abuse Survivors Now Bake...

By Anuradha Nagaraj Chennai: Measuring flour, whisking eggs and folding batter, K Asma forgets the deep scars that run down her face and neck as...