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Uttar Pradesh is India's sub-Saharan Africa

Below-par growth and a serious governance gap have ensured that on almost all social indicators UP trails and, by the state government's admission, matches levels of sub-Saharan Africa. Be it......

India a hot spot of 'emerging diseases'

India, China, and sub-Saharan Africa are the regions where incidences of the emerging deadly diseases like HIV/AIDS and SARS have increased the most, while Europe and North and South America are......

Humanity that works

Sonal Shah,IndiaAbroad Person of the Year 2003, is on the move. Having tackled the poverty and disease of sub-Saharan Africa, the Asian financial crisis, and the breakdown of Bosnian society, she......

Modi, world leaders to attend Jay-Z, Sting event at Central Park

'Prime Minister Modi made the commitment to put a toilet in every house or school across India by 2019 and end open defecation, which is really a bold leadership move in the spirit of Mahatma......

What a shame! 1 in every 3 child bride lives in India

India has the sixth highest prevalence of child marriage in the world with one in every three child bride living in India, a United Nations report said. Child marriage among girls is most common in......

Can India feed 1.7 billion people by 2050?

India alone accounts for 25 per cent of undernourished people of the world, more than in entire Sub-Saharan Africa.   By current estimates, India’s total population will be similar......

The alarming picture of poverty in India

One in three of the world's malnourished children is in India, more even than in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a United Nations study. Click NEXT to read...

Poverty: WB paints a bleak picture of India

India now is ahead of only Sub-Saharan Africa among developing countries in terms of the percentage of population below the poverty line, though it fared better than China on this count in 1990,......

MTN seeks non-compete clause from Bharti Airtel

The MTN Group, the largest mobile operator in sub-Saharan Africa, might seek a 'non-compete agreement' with Bharti Airtel, India's largest private telecom company, to bar it from entering the......

Sahara now ventures into IT

The Subroto Roy-controlled Sahara India group is tying up with the South Africa-based Sahara Computers to float a new hardware company, Sahara Computers and Electronics.This will be the......

Why you MUST watch Gulabi Gang

The writing is on the wall -- and it is written in the blood of the women who ‘died’, ‘ran off’ or ‘committed suicide’ under mysterious, carefully unexplained......

Discovering Mumbai all over again in Dhobi Ghat

Kiran Rao's Dhobi Ghat showed us a Mumbai very few of us have actually seen, even though many of us may have lived here. The film took us through the most crowded bylanes of......

Bar Refaeli puts on a bikini in Mexico

Get your lowdown on what's happening in Hollywood, right here!Israeli model Bar Refaeli was spotted sporting a tiny bikini in Mexico. While New Yorkers brave several inches of snow, the Sports......

Dhoom with Mallika Sherawat!

The Twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day. Mallika Sherawat is getting ready for the second season of......

Running into the cast of Rann

Ritesh Deshmukh, Amitabh Bachchan, director Ram Gopal Varma, Gul Panag and Neetu Chandra promote their upcoming film Rann at a press conference in Mumbai on Tuesday. The film takes on the......

'Chappell's hard work played part in India's success'

World champions India's success is, to an extent, a result of the initiatives taken by their former coach Greg Chappell during his controversy-marred two-year stint with the team, feels outgoing......

What's missing in Tendulkar's bag of records? Check it out

Rajneesh Gupta digs out the records Sachin Tendulkar has eclipsed since his debut in 1989. After becoming the most capped player in Test history, with 169 Test appearances,......

Presidents, royalty to attend World Cup final

Some 14 African presidents, a king, a queen, a prince and an emir are expected to attend Sunday's World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands, FIFA said. The guest list includes Queen Sofia......

Best sporting quotes from the past 10 years

'I'm Lightning Bolt. I'm not Flash Gordon or anybody. My name is Lightning Bolt.' Usain Bolt clarifies after setting a second World record at the 2008 Beijing...

  People speak for sub saharan africa

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RANGBARSE
Q. What is the Role of ICRISAT in India ??
RANGBARSE:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-role-of-icrisat-in-india-/26551325/answers/

azam khan
Q. Subject : Circumcision Question : Does it curb the diseases ?
Azam Khan:  A. The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/subject--circumcision-question--does-it-curb-the-diseases-/22150122/answers/26551357

nakshatralily
Q. which continent is known as dark continent and why?
Nakshatralily:  A. Circumcision hailed as way to curb Aids Bryan Appleyard March 26 2000 NEW evidence suggests that circumcision of all male babies could help to halt...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-continent-is-known-as-dark-continent-and-why/21692488/answers/22150149

rakesh singh
Q. You must know this! INDIA ECONOMICS: Taking these factors into consideration, we have placed our FY12 GDP growth estimate at 7.2% and the initial estimate of FY13 at 6.9%.. says Motilal Oswal report http://bit.ly/vEozkg
Rakesh Singh:  A. Sub-saharan Africa more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/you-must-know-this-india-economics-taking-these-factors-into/21280335/answers/21692521

ABDULLAH
Q. why Jews and Muslims are circumcised , is there any medical benefits ?
ABDULLAH:  A. There is also one more thing which all Indians need 2 know about economics. We pretend as if macro economics don't exist :) IN such a setup, we...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-jews-and-muslims-are-circumcised--is-there-any-medical-b/21125613/answers/21280373

  Web results for Sub Saharan Africa
Merck has shown consistent approach to their corporate social responsibility agenda in Africa and India since 2013

African Press Organization 2014-10-21 NAIROBI, Kenya, October 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Merck Capacity Advancement Program... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryAPO.php?storyid=8452
Chelsea vs NK Maribor Live Streaming Information

Chelsea play hosts to Slovenian side NK Maribor in their third Champions League Group G fixture at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Chelsea's... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/watch-champions-league-group-g-match-online-chelsea-vs-nk-maribor-live-streaming-information-611922
Airtel partners with UNESCO to impart IT training

Bharti Airtel today said it has partnered with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to impart technological... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/airtel-partners-with-unesco-to-impart-it-training-114102101132_1.html
World Bank President on Reducing Inequality

(Jim Yong Kim is President of the World Bank Group.) We have made tremendous progress over the last quarter century in the fight against poverty.... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/opinion/world-bank-president-on-reducing-inequality-610083?pfrom=home-topstories
Worsening climate change could affect the region's economy

The devastating effects of climate change are already being felt across the planet, including in Africa. The 2011 drought-induced famine in the... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=37744

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