India: researchers to predict flood damage using satellite data

As India recovers from the devastating effects of cyclones Amphan and Nisarga, water researchers at HR Wallingford in the UK are developing a method...

Unconventional responses to unconventional time – Lessons from the Indian state of Kerala’s successful...

Timely interventions and health actions are not the only aspects that enabled the Kerala model of COVID-19 response to be unique. It focused a lot on preparing Kerala as a society to face this adverse condition by building people’s trust in its health system.

COVID-19 in Nepal: challenges amid rising cases and strict restrictions

It is also important that Nepal's central as well as provincial governments extend support, both financial and moral, to pandemic-affected Nepali citizens, especially to the foreign returnees, to capitalize on their skills and expertise which they have gained from overseas employment.
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Gang Rape Cases in Afghanistan: Healing the Broken Bone

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By Sayed Jalal Of course there used to be occasional rape cases in Afghanistan, but the recent trends, in a very ugly and overt way, reveal the darker side of a traditional patriarchal society. These trends also tell us that social morality is in sharp decline. From juvenile rapes by Mullas (Religious scholar) in mosques (Masjid), to rape of daughters by fathers and animal rapes.

Tortured, Killed and Chained: International Trade & Tourism May Cause Extinction of Elephants Within...

By Jameela Freitas

The total number of elephants is rapidly decreasing globally as elephants are continued to be poached for ivory, and tortured and killed for tourism and entertainment.

Restoring Nepal With Solar Lamps And Clean Water

Contrary to traditional relief and rehabilitation models, in the wake of Nepal’s devastating earthquake, a Kathmandu-based start-up, Ecoprise, has started distributing solar-powered lamps and mobile chargers in earthquake affected areas.

“These are exciting times to be young in the developing world”

When many of her friends and colleagues were busy setting up their ambitious careers in big multinational companies, Nisha Singh, a management graduate of London Business School, UK and an electronics...

Making the Most of Mobile Phones

LONDON, September 2011 - It is not often a technology guru will say, “Forget the internet!” but Ken Banks, founder of Kiwanja.net, advocates going...

India’s New Education Policy: Coding education at grade 6, focus on achieving SDGs

The policy brings major changes in the areas of early childhood care and education wherein the pre-schooling years are in focus now.
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COVID-19 inducing ‘widespread despair’ among refugees, says UNHCR

The consequences of the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, deteriorating socio-economic conditions, protracted displacement and the critical shortfall in solutions to displacement are leading to widespread despair among refugees, warns UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

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