Prison Land & Reform: Cellmate or Sell, Mate?

Join hands in advocating the cause of public land for public purpose and prison land only for the use of different wings of the criminal justice system

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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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‘Virtual psychiatrist’ is effective in diagnosing mental disorders: study

Diagnostic tool of the telepsychiatry application has potential to empower non-psychiatrist doctors and paramedics to diagnose psychiatric disorders accurately and reliably in remote sites

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Appraising Performance of Public Officials in Public Sphere

Governance opacity has gotten shriller by the day – quite an about-turn were one to recall the PM’s credo: Maximum Governance, Minimum Government; and Transparent Governance sans Corruption

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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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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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Tiger Reserves And Core Area Inviolability

We had travelled to Kanha to change the battery of the radio-collar of a particular tiger. We followed the tiger sedulously but it kept eluding us.

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Bill To Legalize Marijuana & Opium To Be Tabled In Parliament Winter Session (December)

A Private Member’s Bill by MP Dharamvir Gandhi to regulate cannabis and opium, and legalize medical marijuana, will be heard

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