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Literacy alone is not enough

27 Dec 2016 9:45 PM GMT
I wouldn't be around to write this story if the Bahri clan I hail from - Hindus from that part of Punjab which is now in Pakistan - had not stopped...

Why they secretly undergo abortions every year

7 Nov 2016 9:00 PM GMT
In 2008, Arti Chauhan (name changed to protect identity), mother of a 12-year-old girl, a 9-year-old boy and a 6-year old girl, became aware that two...

Incurable JE threatens India

30 Aug 2016 9:18 PM GMT
Panic gripped Manipur in July, 2016 when a four-year-old girl -- after suffering high fever, convulsions, and slipping in and out of consciousness...

Solving malnutrition problem, benefitting farmers

8 Aug 2016 10:30 PM GMT
Of late, I’ve gone retro in my choice of cereal, preferring sorghum and a variety of millets over wheat and rice, staples I’ve grown up eating. In the ...

How quotas help in higher education

23 July 2016 10:21 PM GMT
As many as 26 percent male and 35 percent female students from India’s most disadvantaged castes and tribes in 245 engineering colleges would not be...

Punjab drug addiction: 16% or 0.06%?

20 Jun 2016 8:55 PM GMT
Out of the 2.77 crore population of the state, only 0.06 percent was found abusing drugs, which is the lowest percentage across the nation,” said...

Why India’s governance frontlines are cash starved

29 March 2016 11:29 PM GMT
Between 2010 and 2015, funding shortfalls to local governments nationwide—rural and urban—were as high as half the sanctioned amount and annual...

Adverse drug reactions and data

10 Feb 2016 8:58 PM GMT
With 10 percent of 3.63 trillion medicines consumed worldwide in 2015, India is the world’s third-largest medicine market. It stands to scientific...

A $16 billion smoking-led health crisis

2 Sep 2015 11:04 PM GMT
In January this year, the government sought public opinion on tougher new laws to curb smoking. These laws include increasing the minimum smoking age...

Cigarettes flourish despite soaring taxes

2 Sep 2015 9:53 PM GMT
In March 2015—in response to a drop in sales as taxes more than doubled over four years—India’s leading cigarette company ITC Ltd. shortened its...

Dying of diabetes and not knowing it

15 Jun 2015 10:21 PM GMT
Sharad Tripathi of Meerut developed diabetes five years ago, at 33, “no thanks to the stressful life of a sales person that involves a lot of travel,...

Speedy-and ominous-disease transition

11 Jun 2015 9:25 PM GMT
An Indian today has over twice the odds of dying from a non-communicable disease than a communicable disease, according to the World Health...
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