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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......

Terrorism: How will Modi correct this worrying stat?

A year after the Narendra Modi government took charge India still finds itself among nations that face a high risk of terror and political violence.  The 2015 Terrorism and Political......

Pakistan improving sanitation faster than India: study

Pakistan is far ahead of India in improving access to water, sanitation and in eroding inequalities for its citizens, according to a US university study. While Pakistan was ranked five in the new......

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......

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,......

'No big Indian IT company is headed by a woman'

Physical security for women, the first step towards getting them into factories and offices, is all but absent in most Indian cities, notes Kanika Datta. Image: In India, no ITeS company can......

Global fashion brands might give 'Made in India' label a miss

China accounts for more than one-third of the apparel export market Retail chains such as Zara and H&M might be opening stores in India, but the international apparel brands might give the......

India's poverty rate lowest, says World Bank

In its report, the bank uses an updated international poverty line of $1.9 a day India accounted for the largest number of poor people in any country in 2012, but its poverty rate was lowest among......
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Prime Minister Announces Funding to Increase Opportunities for Youth In Africa

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