Reducing Child Malnutrition – Action Backed By Data

In the last 15 years, we have been snowed under with programmes designed to improve access to healthcare, employment & food. Most programmes to tackle child malnutrition have not fit in with the lumbering public service delivery mechanisms that are a characteristic of most Indian state governments.

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Meeting India’s Healthcare Needs

A program for universal healthcare insurance like the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) is a step in the right direction for India. It has the potential to tackle problems of financial insecurity in healthcare spending, increase usage of healthcare facilities, and lead to better diagnoses of diseases and broader access to good care.

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‘India’s steel industry is dominated by electric-based processes’: US Energy Information Administration

India is the third-largest steel producer in the world after China and Japan, having surpassed other countries such as the United States, Russia and South Korea

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Pfizer’s patent for children’s pneumonia vaccine challenged in India

The ‘PCV 13’ vaccine from Pfizer is intended for India’s universal immunisation program for children. The patent has been challenged by Doctors Without Borders.

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From internet blackouts to violent attacks, India & South Asia saw new threats to free speech & expression online in 2017

In 2017, India and other South Asian countries faced growing challenges in the field of internet freedom, censorship, and freedom of speech & expression.

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Behind Narendra Modi: The growing influence of the India lobby

Narendra Modi and Donald Trump each have a corporate style of administration. Modi’s frequent visits to the US have reinvigorated both India-US ties and Indian lobbying

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Indian startups developing rapid tests to help check antibiotic resistance

The Discovery Award seed funding will help 4 Indian research startups to develop antibiotic resistance test prototypes & products & also bid for the Longitude Prize

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What was the “2G Scam”, and what did A. Raja & Kanimozhi do wrong?

What was the 2G spectrum allocation scam? Who were the people involved? How much money was involved? Who is Andimuthu Raja (A. Raja)? Why did the Supreme Court cancel 122 spectrum licenses granted by A. Raja in 2008?

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Full text of 2G scam judgement (A Raja, Kanimozhi) (CBI Special Court, New Delhi)

A Special CBI Court in New Delhi acquitted former telecom minister A. Raja and DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi in the 2G scam (spectrum allocation case)

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How well is India’s land record digitisation programme doing: Findings from Rajasthan

The Government of India has been running a program for improving land titles called the Digital India Land Record Modernisation Program since (DILRMP) 2008.

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Medical Marijuana Research Firm BOHECO Funded By Ratan Tata, Google India MD Rajan Anandan

Marijuana (cannabis) research firm BOHECO (Bombay Hemp Company) in India has raised funds worth 6.25 crore from Ratan Tata and Google India MD, Rajan Anandan.

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