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Shradha Singh previously wrote for News Oneindia

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India’s water woes far from over

India’s water woes far from over

 |  Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 00:15 [IST]
"We never know the worth of water till the well is dry"- Thomas Fuller We equate water with life. Over the years this indispensable resource has not only nurtured mankind, with civilizations having flourished around rivers and major waterways but has ...
Rural electrification scales new height

Rural electrification scales new height

 |  Monday, February 29, 2016, 14:37 [IST]
For a nation, with over a quarter of its population or approximately 300 million people majority of them inhabiting rural areas, availability of electricity still continues to be a challenge. For many, the supply of electricity is erratic and unreliable. Kerosene ...
Girls decide not to marry in drought-hit Maharashtra village

Girls decide not to marry in drought-hit Maharashtra village

 |  Sunday, February 28, 2016, 11:14 [IST]
Drought conditions have affected vast areas in India, where over 60 percent of the agriculture is reliant on monsoon rains and farmers are highly vulnerable to changes in rainfall patterns and rising global temperatures. According to media reports nine of India's ...
Revolutionizing online learning in India

Revolutionizing online learning in India

 |  Friday, February 26, 2016, 16:50 [IST]
Even though India is one of the fastest emerging markets, the lack of skilled resources are a major deterrent to the progress of the nation. With 60 per cent of the population below 35 years of age, it is a challenge ...
Is ‘Make in India’ boon or bane for Indian drug companies?

Is ‘Make in India’ boon or bane for Indian drug companies?

 |  Thursday, February 25, 2016, 15:33 [IST]
Seeking to make the country a global manufacturing hub, the ‘Make in India' initiative was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014. Widely acknowledged as strategy that will put India as the choice destination for manufacturers with improvement on the ...
Celebrating Humanity: World Culture Festival 2016

Celebrating Humanity: World Culture Festival 2016

 |  Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 12:36 [IST]
Celebrating 35 years of service, spirituality and human values and most importantly to give the message of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, the Art of Living Foundation is all set to organise the World Culture Festival 2016- a unique three-day event to be held ...
Adaptation and not mitigation to address Climate Change challenge

Adaptation and not mitigation to address Climate Change challenge

 |  Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 14:54 [IST]
In what can be seen as an initiative towards adapting to the climate change challenge, the National Steering Committee on Climate Change (NSCCC) yesterday approved the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) submitted by governments of Telangana, Mizoram, Jammu & Kashmir, Meghalaya and ...
Swachh Paryatan app launched

Swachh Paryatan app launched

 |  Monday, February 22, 2016, 11:47 [IST]
Aiming at increasing citizens' participation in the protection and upkeep of heritage monuments in India, the Ministry of Tourism in co-ordination with Ministry of Culture has launched the Swachh Paryatan mobile app. "Monuments are a reflection of our heritage. You can ...
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