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Aug 29, 2018
Clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways and electricity still a concern in rural India, says reportRural India remains 'unlit' and without clean drinking water, proper healthcare, access to good roadways
Aug 26, 2018
Battle against drug-resistant TB: Like South Africa, India needs to allow access to 'game-changing' bedaquiline, says researcherThe use of bedaquiline is crucial because TB is the ninth leading cause of death worldwide, killing an estimated 1.6 million people in 2016 – of which 27 percent were Indians, who dominate the ranks of TB patients.
Aug 22, 2018
Kerala, after the floods: State faces worst deluge in 94 years; similar disasters likely to become common, says reportWith extreme weather events and variability increasing in urban and rural India, as IndiaSpend has previously reported, flooding is likely to become more common, the outcomes attributable as much to poor planning as climate change.
Aug 21, 2018
Primary health centres across India fall short by 24-38% of medical personnel, reveals CAG reportThere is a 24%-38% shortfall in the availability of medical personnel at primary health centres, sub centres, and community health centres in 28 states/union territories of India, according to the latest audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India.
Aug 14, 2018
Over 1,600 URLs blocked in India over last 18 months; Facebook took down most links under IT ActAs many as 1,662 uniform resource locators (URLs) or posts on social media were blocked over 18 months ending June 2018, Ravi Shankar Prasad, minister for electronics and information technology, told the Rajya Sabha (Parliament’s upper house) on 3 August, 2018, as part of an explanation on combating fake news.
Aug 07, 2018
9 percent of all abortions are following sex selection in India, says IDF, asks India to focus on women's healthVinoj Manning, 55, executive director of Ipas Development Foundation (IDF), India, an advocacy group dedicated to preventing and managing unwanted pregnancies, tells IndiaSpend in this interview that no more than 9 percent of all abortions are for sex selection.
Jul 27, 2018
24 persons killed in mob attacks in 2018; analysis shows incidents rose 4.5-fold since 2017So far this year, 24 persons have been killed in such mob attacks, an IndiaSpend analysis of news reports from across India shows.
Jul 25, 2018
Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas? Not so much, claims study: Four of five best-governed states in India not BJP-ruledThe four South Indian states were the top four among the 18 large states in the Public Affairs Index, followed by BJP-governed Gujarat and Maharashtra.
Jul 24, 2018
Heart disease is India's deadliest killer: Wealthy urban males at greatest risk of contracting cardiovascular ailments, finds surveyHeart disease is the highest killer among Indians but the risk of heart disease varies across states, with wealthier and more urbanised states having higher risk, according to a new study.
Jul 05, 2018
Renewable energy sector created 47,000 new jobs in India in 2017, employed 4,32,000 people in all: IRENA reportThe renewable energy sector created 47,000 new jobs in India in 2017, employing 4,32,000 people, according to a recent report by the inter-governmental International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).