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Rural Development: Data Use for Recreation Limits Potential of Digital Technology
Rural consumers account for roughly 45 per cent of the data usage in the country. During the near total lockdown due to the COVID-19...
Invisible Workers: Durga Puja Artisans Face Socio-Economic Deprivation
A UNESCO tag reconfirms the rich cultural heritage of the Durga Puja in Kolkata, but the people who create the grand spectacle face dismal...
Government may withdraw PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana
The Centre has allocated Rs 2.07 lakh crore for food subsidies this year. Extending the scheme further is likely to cost the government another...
Climate Change: India Faces Credit Downgrades for Slow Global Warming Steps
It is not just on the governments who will have to shell out more to borrow. The financial strain will also trickle down to...
Spelling Out: Supreme Court Ruling On Sex Work As A Legal Profession
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court ruled that sex workers were entitled to dignity and equal protection under the law, saying they shouldn't...
World Health Assembly: Focus On Food Safety, Oral Health, Tuberculosis, Innovations
The health assembly is WHO’s highest decision-making body, setting out the Organisation’s policy and approving its budget. WHA is attended by delegations from all...
Mancession To Shecession: Why Did Pandemic Recession Hit Women Harder
The pandemic recession broke a pattern observed in similar crises – the impact on women was disproportionately higher than that on men, earning it...
People’s Participation Can Prevent Forest Fires of Uttarakhand
Creation of more van panchayats and more autonomy to these bodies would strengthen the involvement of local communities in preventing forest fires. By Prem Bahukhandi Forest...
Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream
Researchers strive to better understand melting glaciers on Asian...
Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War
Eminent citizens from all walks of life feel that...
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