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Infant and Maternal Mortality: How is the world doing on these Millennium Development Goals?

The two maps, above, show the change in Under-five Mortality Rate and the change in Maternal Mortality Ratio during the time period 1990 to 2013 across the world. According to......

15000 children die in India in 3 days

As world leaders meet in New York for a three-day debate on how their countries have fared on the Millennium Development Goals they set a decade ago, nearly 15,000 children under 5 will die in as......

India, Brazil, SA win top UN award

India, Brazil and South Africa received the 2010 Millennium Development Goals awards for South-South Cooperation at a prestigious gala at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York.The award recognized......

Why true progress will elude some nations

Even as the world's deadline for the achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) approaches in 2015, countries are not making water and sanitation a priority, which in turn impacts other......

India - Ahead of neighbours, behind 2015 goals

A fresh appraisal of countries striving to meet the eight millennium development goals clubs India with Nepal and Afghanistan. It, however, has got praise for achieving 89 per cent enrolment in......

Millennium Development Goals: India's achievement is a mixed bag

The country achieves target of reducing poverty by half, manages to control spread of deadly diseases but lags behind on few other targets. Image: India must work harder to reduce poverty, say......

30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India

About 30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India even as the Millennium Development Goal (MGD) programme will expire in December, a United Nations report has said. "Still nearly......

India to see huge drop in poverty: UN

India has contributed to a large reduction in global poverty, according to the UN annual report on the Millennium Development Goals, which also pointed out that despite progress, the most......

India's poverty rate may 'fall' to 24% by 2015

The global financial crisis has hit the realisation of Millennium Development Goals hard with loss of employment and food inflation slowing down the progress and an additional 64 million people......

Drinking water woes: India meets UN millennium goals!

India has achieved the Millennium Development Goal for drinking water by providing 84 per cent of its rural population with access to improved sources of water, Rural Development Minister C P Joshi......

Tu Hai Mera Sunday Review: Not the movie it could've been

True misogyny is when you stop being curious about women, and Milind Dhaimade directs his actresses with a sense of wonder.  Tu Hai Mera Sunday has delightful women characters, sketchy......

Review: Gurgaon is supremely entertaining

Director Shanker Raman, with an appetite for noir and a natural temperament for fast-cutting, takes you so swiftly and so deeply inside Gurgaon's anomie that you may mistake his vision of the city......
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Human development and economic growth go hand in hand

On January 1, 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - adopted by world leaders in... ...
The Trump effect on Gurgaon's luxury housing market

When the scion of one of the world's most iconic real estate brands comes to India to help market yet another luxury homes project - this time in... ...
Between the Sea and the Shore

OVER A FEW months in 2014, on various visits to his mother’s room at Hinduja Hospital on Mumbai’s western shore, Ranjit Hoskote felt himself... ...
Between 2015 and 2018, Jaitley has reduced India's long term growth potential by 2%

India's finance minister Arun Jaitley believes that with all the economic reforms in place, India can consistently grow at 7-8% over the next 10-20... ...
'Each year, 6 lakh newborns die within 28 days of birth in India'

New Delhi: A quarter of global neonatal deaths happen in India where nearly 600,000 newborns die within 28 days of their birth every year,... ...

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