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Centre launches National Clean Air Programme

The central government has launched a new five-year action plan to improve air quality by reducing the concentrations of PM10 and PM2.5 by 20-30%...

Bhutan PM in India; development to be focus of talks

The newly elected Prime Minister of Bhutan has arrived in India for bilateral talks, in which the main focus will be development. The 12th five-year...

What India could learn from Ethiopia about food security

Ivica Petrikova, Royal Holloway Despite India’s fast economic growth and poverty reduction over the past few decades, food insecurity remains very high. This puzzle has...

India unveils the world’s tallest statue, celebrating development at the cost...

Ruth Gamble, La Trobe University and Alexander E. Davis, La Trobe University India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today inaugurate the world’s largest statue, the...

Telugu is the fastest growing language in the US: Study

A new study by the US thinks tank Centre for Immigration said that Telugu is the fastest growing language in the US. According to the...

India, China starts joint training programme for Afghan diplomats

India and China have joined hands to train Afghan diplomats, with a programme that will run in New Delhi between October 15 and October...

India improves ranking in UN e-governance index

For the first time, India has made it into the top 100 positions in the United Nations’ survey on e-governance, by securing the 96th...

Nigeria overtakes India as country with largest number of extremely poor

Nigeria has overtaken India as the country with the largest number of people living in extreme poverty, according to the World Poverty Clock. According to...

Pakistani senator calls for climate cooperation with India amid water crisis

By Husna Rizvi, Climate Home News Pakistan and India must work together to address climate change amid a worsening water crisis, a leading politician has urged. Leading...

Expert committee appreciates India’s efforts to maintain polio-free status

After being declared Polio-free in 2014, India continues to be "on the right track" in maintaining its polio-free status, and ensuring that every child gets...

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