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India has over a million children out of school: UNESCO report

Jun 27, 2014

India has over a million children out of school: UNESCO report

India, Indonesia and Pakistan each have more than a million children out of school, according to a UN report. #World #Numbers #India #Pakistan #Indonesia #Education #UNESCO #children #illiteracy #UNESCO report #Irina Bokova
Illiteracy costs India over $53 bn a year: report

Apr 11, 2012

Illiteracy costs India over $53 bn a year: report

The report said illiterate people earn 30-42 percent less than their literate counterparts. #NewsTracker #Poverty #illiteracy #World Literacy Trust
Data on Tihar inmates shows poverty, illiteracy and crime linked

Feb 01, 2012

Data on Tihar inmates shows poverty, illiteracy and crime linked

Poverty and crime are linked to each other as statistics from Asia's largest jail -- Tihar Prisons -- reveal that 92 per cent of the prisoners lodged there are from the lower income strata of society. #Social Issues #NewsTracker #Poverty #Tihar jail #illiteracy

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Data on Tihar inmates shows poverty, illiteracy and crime linked

Jun 16, 2014

Saving the world should be based on promise, not fear

For 30 years I banged on about threats. But research shows we must to be true to ourselves and to the wonder in nature If we had set out to alienate and antagonise the people we've been trying to reach, we could scarcely have done it better. This is ...
Data on Tihar inmates shows poverty, illiteracy and crime linked

Jul 07, 2014

Competent Leaders Need to Understand the Science of Sustainability

In speaking about climate policy last week, President Obama chided senators who are trying to dodge the climate issue by claiming they were not scientists. The president went on to claim that he was not a scientist either, but that "I've got this guy...
Data on Tihar inmates shows poverty, illiteracy and crime linked

Jul 03, 2014

The Supreme Court's baffling tech illiteracy is becoming a problem

This week was a huge one for technology at the Supreme Court. The Court issued three opinions — Riley v. California, United States v. Wurie, and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo — that taken together served as an endorsement of cell p ... #California #ABC