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Pune landslide rescue ops enter last phase, toll reaches 151

In what appears to be the last phase of the massive rescue operation, National Disaster Response Force jawans have recovered 21 more bodies from under the debris of landslide in Malin village in......

A scientific disaster unfolds in Bhopal

The world had lost an opportunity to know long-term toxic effects of Methyl Isocyanate which had leaked from the Union Carbide factory on the night of December 2, 1984, because government research......

Why we must support the Food Security Bill

Only three percent of Indians pay income tax; our tax-GDP ratio is among the lowest in the world. This must change. Our elites must realise that India’s poverty has damaging consequences for......

PM sets up committee to oversee reconstruction in Uttarakhand

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday constituted a Cabinet committee to oversee reconstruction and rehabilitation in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand. Defence Minister A K Antony, Agriculture Minister......

The geography of joy

If only our roads were less congested, metros less crowded, markets a little more cleaner and air and water purer; our happiness would be greater... feels B S Prakash, India's former ambassador to......

Understanding Modi government's economic priorities

India's economic situation calls for far-reaching reforms of electricity, gas, coal and oil pricing, and restructuring of public-sector monopoly producers/suppliers, rues Shankar Acharya Almost......

Ex-PlanCom member also doubts poverty figure

Former member of the Planning Commission, Bhalchandra Mungekar has told Business Standard that while poverty being reduced between 2004-05 and 2011-12 was a fact, the minimum estimates used......

Indian pharma cos shifting R&D to SE Asian countries

Indian pharma companies are shifting research and development operations and clinical trials to South-East Asian countries due to transparent regulations and sops offered by these nations, a survey......

BPL census to assess poverty better: Plan panel

The below poverty line census, which is expected to put the issue of poverty in perspective, will be a scientific exercise of counting the poor, the Planning Commission believes.Embarrassed by the......

Rs 32 a day: Playing dirty politics with the poor

Second-generation neoliberal policies, coupled with multiple failures on the food front, could do to the UPA what India Shining did to the NDA in 2004, says Praful Bidwai.The United Progressive......

  People speak for national family health surveys

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Q. agle 12 mahino me hamare desh me bhukhmari lagbhag 20 % AUR bad jayegi..kaun zimmewar hoga..bhukh se mauto ka..Congress me ?
:  A. Hunger Facts 1. Hunger remains the No.1 cause of death in the world. Aids, Cancer etc. follow. 2. There are 820 million chronically hungry...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/agle-12-mahino-me-hamare-desh-me-bhukhmari-lagbhag-20--aur-b//answers/17298209

Jaijaisriram
Q. As per national family health survey(NFHS-2) the 5 major reasons for violence against women in a marriage:1) Alcohol 2) Economics 3) Extra marital 4) Personality disorder 5) In lawsWhat do you make of it? comment
Jaijaisriram:  A. this is according to national survey. but have you experienced any five of these personally. i have been married for 35 years and no such thing has happend in my faimily. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/as-per-national-family-health-surveynfhs-2-the-5-major-reaso/17298053/answers/16657853

Josna
Q. As per survey conducted by the national family health( NFHS-2), 68% of married woman need the permission of their husbands/in laws to go to market, 76% to visit relatives and friends, 40% to spend any money and 20% are subjected to domestic violence. The last may be much higher as it is believed many surveyed women lie in this regard. What is your opinion about this facts?
Josna:  A. In the US, it is no different, for Single Mom's 2 b subject to Domestic Violence. I mean, I dunno abour the permissions thing personally, I...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/as-per-survey-conducted-by-the-national-family-health-nfhs-2/16657725/answers/16657765

Josna
Q. Violence against woman present in a marriage,1) Both uneducated ........................... 48%2)Husband educated than wife......... 36%3)Wife educated than husband......... 32%4) Both educated................................ 23%As per the national family health survey (NFHS-2). comment
Josna:  A. Violence towards women in marriage is present in all societies irrespevtive of nations. In India this maybe more due to the following reasons for...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/violence-against-woman-present-in-a-marriage1-both-uneducate/16657742/answers/16657816

Josna
Q. Though India has booming economy yet According to Indias third National Family Health Survey (NFHS-III) of 2005-06, 20 per cent of Indian children under five years are wasted due to acute under nutrition and 48 per cent are stunted due to chronic under nutrition. Seventy per cent of children between 6 months and 59 months are anaemic. Isn\'t OUR HEALTH POLICY NOT IN PLACE ?
Josna:  A. You are right. We are spending a minuscule of our GDP on health while major chunk is eaten up by the defence and other sectors. Whatever minute...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/though-india-has-booming-economy-yet-according-to-indias-thi/16657714/answers/16423631

  Web results for National Family Health Surveys
Maneka Gandhi for action plan to tackle malnutrition

Union minister for women and child development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi on Monday laid stress on putting in place a comprehensive time bound action plan... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/maneka-gandhi-action-plan-tackle-malnutrition-391
20 feared dead in floods and landslides in Mlaya

Correspondent Shillong, Sep 22 : Published on 23 Sep. 2014 1:30 AM IST... ...

http://www.nagalandpost.com/ChannelNews/Regional/RegionalNews.aspx?news=TkVXUzEwMDA2NzQwNg%3d%3d
Consumer Cellular to Offer iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus on September 26

From the Wires Sep. 22, 2014 09:30 AM Consumer Cellular , the number one rated cellphone service andexclusive wireless... ...

http://in.sys-con.com/node/3193385
The long and short of open defecation

There is statistical data to show that the height of Indian children is correlated to their and their neighbourhood's access to toilets You can... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/the-long-and-short-of-open-defecation/article4505664.ece?utm_source=Most%20Popular&utm_medium=Lead&utm_campaign=Widget%20Promo
Andrea, a judge

NASA spacecraft set to open new Mars chapter | Leadership of Free Syrian Army dismissed | Sensex closes above 100 points, consumer goods stocks... ...

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