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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......

'Infant mortality rate not declining fast enough'

At the current rate of decline in the under-5 Infant Mortality Rate, India is not likely to achieve the Millennium Development Goalof bringing down the IMR to 40 per 1,000 live births for the year......

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......

Millenium goals can be met by 2015: Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the Millennium Development Goals could be met by 2015 deadline 'despite lagging progress on many fronts'. "Despite hard economic times, despite......

'India's problem is implementation'

The entire country will have a Naxal problem if the government does not back the Millennium Development Goals with sufficient funds, Salil Shetty, Director of the UN Millennium Development......

What Mark Wahlberg's Contraband is all about

Mark Wahlberg's Contraband, which releases in the US today, looks promising. Crime and mystery book lovers have known for quite some time that in addition to the huge popularity of the Millennium......

PIX: Sonam Kapoor's debut at Cannes

Aishwarya may have left the building, but Sonam Kapoor landed soon enough in Cannes to fill her shoes. The actress who, like Ash, endorses cosmetic giant L'Oreal, walked the red carpet......

Kim Kardashian wears bikini for magazine cover

With her hair done into a big tumbling 1960s style and sporting platform heels, reality starlet Kim Kardashian looked absolutely stunning, reports the Daily Mail, as she posed for the......

Looking at Shahid's many link-ups

Shahid Kapoor's career seems to be going great guns, with him doing great movies like Jab We Met and Kaminey. And off the camera, he's been doing quite well too, having become quite the ladies'......

Pix: White saris get even sexier!

There's something ethereal about a woman in a white sari. For decades, filmmakers in Bollywood have fired imaginations with their white sari-clad muses, be it Raj Kapoor or Yash Chopra. Off......

We will keep the same intensity for every game: Vettori

The thumping 10-wicket win over Kenya in their World Cup opener on Sunday has reignited New Zealand's confidence and skipper Daniel Vettori said the intensity will only rise as the Kiwis proceed......

Thank my countrymen for showing faith in my integrity: Sachin

Sachin Tendulkar feels that he can't thank his countrymen enough for the amount of faith they have showed in his integrity during his 21 illustrious years in international cricket. In the recently......

  People speak for millennium development

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Sagnik Biswas
Q. Name some great Bengali scientists
Sagnik Biswas:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/name-some-great-bengali-scientists/26976539/answers/

sigma
Q. F F F : Who invented alphabets ?
Sigma:  A. Born on fifteenth October one thousand, nine hundred and thirty-one at Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, Dr. Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/f-f-f--who-invented-alphabets-/24928574/answers/26976557

Flying Saucer
Q. what is Chemical Castration?
Flying Saucer:  A. The origins of the alphabet are unknown, but there are several theories as to how it developed. One popular proposal the Proto-Sinaitic theory is...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-chemical-castration/24699858/answers/24928587

khabardar
Q. Who had established Bait ul Hikmah (house of wisdom) ?
Khabardar:  A. Chemical castration is the process of administering anti-androgen drugs to a male in an effort to reduce his testosterone levels and suppress his...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-had-established-bait-ul-hikmah-house-of-wisdom-/23028836/answers/24699872

truth exposed
Q. The Hindu civilization, which emerged in the third millennium BC, has had a long history in the march of humanity. The Hindus invented most likely the nine numerals and made contribution to trigonometry, as they used half chord and a table of sinuses. They also knew medicine, mathematics and astronomy[then what caused their decline ?
Truth Exposed:  A. Hakim Mohammed Said Shaheed was a man of vision endowed with many virtues. The crowning legacy of his life is the establishment of Madinat...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-hindu-civilization-which-emerged-in-the-third-millennium/21546777/answers/23028883

  Web results for Millennium Development
A royal romance

She is the quintessential fashion diva of Bollywood. Sonam Kapoor is known more for her choice of couture than for her big screen roles. Rajiv... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/431885/a-royal-romance.html
The National Museum

B L Razdan For a country that is famous for not having historical records and a historical sense, using the words like heritage, culture,... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/national-museum/
PAMIGA and UNCDF to stage energy and water financing forum in Ethiopia

A shared commitment to promote microfinance as an instrument against poverty and hunger has led a network of 15 African microfinance institutions... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/pamiga-and-uncdf-stage-energy-and-water-financing-forum-ethiopia
South Asia should seize opportunity to end violence against women

—Governments, donors, civil society, and the private sector in South Asia should seize the opportunity of increased awareness and action about... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/south-asia-should-seize-opportunity-end-violence-against-women
Pfizer Foundation Provides $2 Million In Grants To Support Last-Mile Vaccine Coverage In Africa

NEW YORK--( BUSINESS WIRE )--The Foundation today announced $2 million in grant funding for pilot programs to improve immunization coverage... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/pfizer-foundation-provides-2-million-grants-support-last-mile-vaccine-coverage-africa

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