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Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

Jul 25, 2014

Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

India seriously needs to pay attention. Universal access is not populism as some hawks say, but is a holistic approach that is unavoidable if its serious of the welfare of its people. #India #Development #InMyOpinion #Human Development Index #Populism #Universal healthcare #welfare state #Universal Access #UN development report
Dravid, Gopichand on govt committee to identify Olympic medal hopefuls

Jul 25, 2014

Dravid, Gopichand on govt committee to identify Olympic medal hopefuls

Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" which will include Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others. #India #NewsTracker #Pullela Gopichand #Rahul Dravid #Abhinav Bindra #2020 Olympics #2016 Olympics #National Sports Development fund #Olympics medals
Miles to go before rural India can be improved Arun Jaitley

Jul 24, 2014

Miles to go before rural India can be improved Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country has "miles to go" to improve investment flows into farm sector, rural infrastructure and housing in villages. #India #rural india #Finance minister #Development #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Nabard #Villages
No improvement India still at number 135 on Human Development Index

Jul 24, 2014

No improvement India still at number 135 on Human Development Index

India ranking in the Human Development Index (HDI) remained unchanged at 135 in 2013, reflecting little improvement in the living standard of its people. #Numbers #India #United Nations #Human development #Human Development Index #India ranking #India's ranking #HDI indicators
Domestic Violence Act should protect mothers-in-law too, says Maneka Gandhi

Jul 23, 2014

Domestic Violence Act should protect mothers-in-law too, says Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi sought an amendment to the Domestic Violence Act to provide protection to mothers-in-law. #India #NewsTracker #Maneka Gandhi #Abuse #Domestic Violence Act #Women and Child Development Minister #mothers-in-law #daughters-in-law

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After backing the Yamuna, AAP faces green test on water, power

Jan 27, 2014

After backing the Yamuna, AAP faces green test on water, power

The governments before never took up the battle seriously. But the only way out of perpetual shortage and the subsidy cycle is to make rainwater and solar power harvesting mandatory in the capital. #India #Sheila Dikshit #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Greenpeace #Delhi Development Authority #Aam Aadmi Party #Akshardham temple #2010 Commonwealth Games
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jun 30, 2013

Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

The reasonable risk involved in the growth of tourism and hydel industries is loss of hundreds lives of the local poor who are apparently benefiting from development. #India #ConnectTheDots #Uttarakhand #Vijay Bahuguna #Uttarakhand floods #Development projects #India development

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Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jul 25, 2014

How to enable Developer Options on your Android phone or tablet

This is the first step before you can use ADB, root your phone, or perform other hackery...
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jul 24, 2014

A Food Waste Reduction Movement Gathers Steam

Americans today are paying closer attention to food waste, long a European concern. Helping them reduce that waste is an important new opportunity for food and restaurant brands. Like Ikea and EasyJet, who have made the spartan ethic trendy, food fir... #EasyJet #Ikea
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jul 24, 2014

Don't demonize video games for violence: Column

They can actually help our brains develop... #EasyJet #Ikea
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