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Death in India lurks in poisoned water on the rim of coal fields
Sat, Dec 06 2014. 12 47 AM

Death in India lurks in poisoned water on the rim of coal fields

Children from villages around coal-mining districts are dying mostly due to polluted drinking water with high levels of mercury
Disabled women in India “locked up, abused”
Wed, Dec 03 2014. 01 19 PM

Disabled women in India “locked up, abused”

The human rights watchdog says women with disabilities in India are routinely locked away in mental hospitals and institutions where they face abuse
10 million child deaths attributed to global lack of toilets
Thu, Nov 20 2014. 12 18 PM

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
Wed, Nov 19 2014. 12 59 AM

India plans solar army, to train 50,000 people

Workforce to be trained through organizations such as ITIs under government’s skill development mission
Focus on receiver’s dignity as opposed to the giver’s need
Wed, Nov 19 2014. 12 37 AM

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
Child stunting drops sharply in India: report
Fri, Nov 14 2014. 12 30 AM

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
Botched sterilizations go beyond Bilaspur
Thu, Nov 13 2014. 12 38 AM

Botched sterilizations go beyond Bilaspur

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