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Meeting the Nutritional Challenge

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nearly two billion people suffer from malnutrition. But 1.9 billion are also overweight. The world faces many seemingly intractable problems. Malnutrition should not be one of them. The Global Nutrition Report has begun tracking the annual progress of nutrition (or malnutrition). The Global Nutrition Report is an annual report that assesses progress in improving nutrition […]

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Jobs on Decline

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Women more affected, 60% work without written contract The global employment outlook will deteriorate in the coming five years. Over 201 million were unemployed in 2014 around the world, over 31 million more than before the start of the global crisis of 2008. Youth Factor Youth, especially young women, continue to be disproportionately affected by […]

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Earthspeak

Earthspeak

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Earth’s environment is facing a bleak future with market driven economy depleting natural resources at a rate the nature will not be able to replenish. If we take the number of productive acres and divide this by current population of the world, each person gets a footprint of 4.5 acres. At the present time, […]

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Ladybird’s Colour  Brightness Reveals their Toxicity

Ladybird’s Colour Brightness Reveals their Toxicity

| August 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

London: Among ladybirds, a group of insects belonging to the beetle family, the brightness of their colour reveals the extent of their toxicity, says a new study. The study by the Universities of Cambridge and Exeter researchers also found that the more conspicuous and colourful the ladybird species, the less likely it is to be […]

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What Ails the Euro?

What Ails the Euro?

| August 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Europe has tied itself in a single currency but has failed to align its fiscal policies to a central command. It is clearly treading a perilous path. Euro crisis is the failure of Euro which ties 17 European countries in an internet in a flawed manner. For the last three years, Greece, Ireland, Spain, Italy […]

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Global Private Wealth

Global Private Wealth

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

How it is generated? Where it is parked? Global wealth is unequally distributed. A clutch of indivi-duals in developed countries possess large amount of wealth. In developing countries, the wealth is concentrated in few hands and communities. In order to understand the unequal or iniquitous distribution of wealth, we need to keep watch over the […]

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Women in Parliament

Women in Parliament

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gender Balance In the world ranking released by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in February 2015, Algeria stands on the 27th place while Tunisia shares 30th position with several other countries and Afghanistan is on 39th position. Algeria emerges on the top of the list of Islamic countries with regard to representation of women in the […]

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South Asia – Women Missing from Universities

South Asia – Women Missing from Universities

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Women are under-represented in higher education in SAARC nations. Sri Lanka fares the best. Afghan women are least represented. India is catching up. Bangladesh is placed better than Pakistan. Women are underrepresented in the higher education leadership in South Asia, a region with countries like India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, altogether constituting a […]

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Most Livable Cities Index for Asians

Most Livable Cities Index for Asians

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Singapore Remain on the Top, B.luru best in India, though 182nd globally Singapore has been rated as the most livable city in Asia and Bengaluru in India, even though the latter stands at 171st place in world ranking. These ranking have been specially done for Asian expats in mind. Mumbai and Chennai come second and […]

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Modern Slavery

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Does slavery exist in modern world? Yes, it does. How and in what form? May be the next question one must be asking. An Australian organization had been putting out the Annual Slavery Index year after year. According to the Global Slavery Index 2014, there are 35.8 million slaves in the world. India ranks on […]

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