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Rural India is reviving, but not enough to pull up economy

Nov 28, 2013

Rural India is reviving, but not enough to pull up economy

But the benefits may be fleeting because rural growth alone will not be enough to pull India's economy out of the doldrums longer term #Economy #rural india #GDP #ConnectTheDots #Agriculture #Monsoon
Rural India's economic revival not enough to pull India out of doldrums

Nov 28, 2013

Rural India's economic revival not enough to pull India out of doldrums

The economy is battling to recover from a significant slump. Growth slid in the fiscal year to March 2013 to just 5 percent, the lowest pace since 2002/03, as a stalled reform agenda prompted investors to flee. A vulnerable current account swelled to a record deficit, knocking the rupee to a record low. #Economy #India #rural india #GDP #Agriculture #Crops
Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi

Nov 19, 2013

Govt mulls additional Rs 25,000 cr spending for rural wi-fi

The Department of Telecom and the Ministry of Rural Development are jointly considering extending wi-fi services in rural areas using the National Optical Fibre Network, which is being laid to connect 2.5 lakh villages, sources said. #India #rural india #Internet #Wi-Fi #Internet penetration #internet connectivity
Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Sep 03, 2013

Rahuls exclusive agenda: Cong is alienating many Indias

Rahul Gandhi has been leading the Congress away from urban voters, it seems to want no truck with the youth, it has been remarkably nonchalant about the sagging economy, and has been winning no fans among the intelligentsia either. #Politics #rural india #UPA #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Rahul Gandhi #Urban India #Young India #Business class #INtellectual class
Mumbai gangrape: Why we need to move beyond selective outrage

Aug 27, 2013

Mumbai gangrape: Why we need to move beyond selective outrage

Our conscience is jolted only when she is brutalised in a Delhi bus or in a Mumbai mill. Yes, that something so brazen could happen in our big cities reflects the extent of lawlessness in the less governed parts of the country. But rape cannot be fought selectively. #ThatsJustWrong #India #rural india #Delhi gangrape #Mumbai Gangrape

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Mumbai gangrape: Why we need to move beyond selective outrage

Jun 25, 2014

The lost Indian boy Saroo Brierley who found his way home 25 years later

Saroo Brierley from Hobart, Australia, was just another poor boy growing up in rural India, until he accidentally leapt aboard a train that took him a thousand miles away to a strange city... #India #Hobart, Australia
Mumbai gangrape: Why we need to move beyond selective outrage

Jul 07, 2014

Western lifestyles fuel growing obesity epidemic in Nigeria

Obesity is spreading in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new study that blames westernised lifestyles and warns of health problems to come The whole world is getting fatter. It's very clear in Latin America, where Mexico now has higher rat... #Egypt #Latin America #China #India #Pakistan #Africa #University of Washington #Nigeria
Mumbai gangrape: Why we need to move beyond selective outrage

Jun 20, 2014

Unilever's Keith Weed: Mobile phone marketing is the key to reaching remote areas - video

Unilever's chief marketing officer Keith Weed joins Mark Sweney in the Guardian Speakers' Lounge at the Cannes Lions festival to discuss how the multinational markets its products in hard-to-reach parts of the globe. Weed highlights the importance of... #India #Unilever PLC