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Banner for propaganda Festival of Gandhian Ideas “Rediscovering the Mahatma” Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated every year on October 2nd to mark the birth anniversary of The Father of our Nation. In order to help our citizens and our Nation to rediscover the intellectual eminence and the moral richness of the Father of our Nation, The […]
While the world’s wealthiest nations made lofty promises to better the lives of the world’s poorest nations, at the G8 summit in 2005, an analysis of their policies on trade, aid, the environment and immigration by the Center for Global Development shows that they haven’t made good on their promises.
A 1999 NSSO study on the role of land, water and forest commons in the life and economy of rural Indians revealed that CPRs provide as much as 58% of fuelwood requirements and up to 25% of fodder requirements. It also provides evidence of large-scale depletion of CPRs, with CPR lands in rural India declining […]
A Proposed Methodology Low Carbon Growth Strategies for India.
An international and national report both warn that climate change and current policies could lead to acute food scarcity by 2020Levels of CO2 will reach 410 ppm by 2010 based on the current increase rate of 0.5% per year. This level of greenhouse gas concentration equals a 2.5 degrees Celsius increase in global temperature. The […]
A new study has found that the world’s glaciers are melting up to 100 times faster than any time in the past 350 years. The findings, based on the study of Patagonia, South America, have worrying implications for millions of people who rely on the slow moving bodies of ice for fresh water, reports the […]
India is on the cusp of reforming its vast social-security programmes, a cornerstone of the present government’s political foundations and an expensive gamble on which the UPA stakes its future. This year (2010-11) the government will spend Rs 1.36 lakh crore on various schemes and subsidies, enough to eradicate poverty and hunger and theoretically affords […]
Emerging India either does not know or ignores the statistics: Half its children are malnourished, a record worse than the world’s symbol for deprivation, sub-Saharan Africa. In 2009, India was ranked 66th of 88 countries in the Global Hunger Index drawn up by the International Food Policy Research Institute. In 2010, India’s rank slipped to […]