Whatsapp acts as a saviour for cardiac patients in Kashmir

Doctors posted in the remote areas of Kashmir are using Whatsapp to get help from specialists to save lives, under an innovative programme, Save...

India-UN development partnership fund completes its first year

Twenty-two projects have been approved in 25 low-income nations under the India-UN Development Partnership Fund, which marked its first anniversary on Friday. This includes a...

Sanitation coverage in Indian villages now at 85%, govt says

India now has over 3.8 lakh villages and 391 districts with Open Defecation Free (ODF) status, with 7.4 crore toilets having been built across...

India to stay as world’s fastest growing major economy: World Bank

India is to continue as the fastest growing major economy in the world, with a GDP growth of 7.3% in 2018-19 and 7.5% for...

Study finds wide variation in stunting across districts in India

While nearly four in ten children in India (38%) are stunted -- having low height for their age, indicating poor nutrition-- a new study...

World Bank to lend $500m for rural road construction in India

The World Bank has agreed to lend $500 million as an additional support to build 7,000 km of climate resilient roads across rural India...

Nipah infection in Kerala: Don’t blame the bats alone; improve public...

by Haritha John, S. Gopikrishna Warrier, Mongabay Perambra, a village in Kozhikode district of Kerala has been in the news after illness and death...

Monsoon sets over Kerala, three days in advance

The South West Monsoon, the major source of rainfall over the Indian subcontinent, has set over the Southern state of Kerala on May 29,...

India ranked 145 out of 195 countries healthcare quality and access

India has been ranked 145th out of 195 countries in the global healthcare access and quality (HAQ) index, which leaves the country's score of...

Push for “Zero Waste” in India’s mountain states

by Sahana Ghosh, Mongabay-India About eight percent of the municipal solid waste in India’s high-altitude cities is plastic. This is quite high and could...

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