10 million child deaths attributed to global lack of toilets

10 million child deaths attributed to global lack of toilets

UN says about 35%—2.5 billion of the planet’s 7 billion people—live without basic sanitation facilities such as toilets and latrines
India plans solar army, to train 50,000 people

India plans solar army, to train 50,000 people

Workforce to be trained through organizations such as ITIs under government’s skill development mission
Child stunting drops sharply in India: report

Child stunting drops sharply in India: report

38.8% of children under five in India suffer from stunting in 2013-14, a 9.1 percentage point drop over the past eight years
Focus on receiver’s dignity as opposed to the giver’s need

Focus on receiver’s dignity as opposed to the giver’s need

Every year, NGO Goonj ask people to come forward and give it everything that they have not used
Botched sterilizations go beyond Bilaspur

Botched sterilizations go beyond Bilaspur

Medical negligence, improper facilities, incentives, easy targets, unwillingness among men are deciding factors
Next »

More From human development

India ranks third lowest in combating pneumonia and diarrhoea: report
Wed, Nov 12 2014. 08 33 PM

India ranks third lowest in combating pneumonia and diarrhoea: report

The report includes an analysis of 27 states in India which shows Goa performed the best, while Meghalaya was the worst
Sterilization horror shows Indian mothers risk lives for Rs600
Wed, Nov 12 2014. 10 14 AM

Sterilization horror shows Indian mothers risk lives for Rs600

Of the 83 women sterilized in Chhattisgarh on 8 November, 11 have died and 68 are hospitalized
Regulating sex work: a necessary change?
Fri, Nov 07 2014. 12 06 AM

Regulating sex work: a necessary change?

Changes are necessary to free sex workers from the grip of middlemen in the profession, say activists
No dignity of labour widens skill gap
Thu, Nov 06 2014. 07 10 PM

No dignity of labour widens skill gap

Acute talent crunch and insufficient support from the govt and corporate sector makes future of India’s educated youth bleak
All educated and nowhere to go
Wed, Nov 05 2014. 10 23 AM

All educated and nowhere to go

India faces a critical problem of millions of educated youngsters who are deemed unfit for employment
Next »
Subscribe |  Contact Us  |  mint Code  |  Privacy policy  |  Terms of Use  |  Advertising  |  Mint Apps  |  About HT Media  |  Jobs
Contact Us
Copyright © 2014 HT Media All Rights Reserved