Posts tagged ‘India’

  • A vendor arranges lemons at his stall of vegetables at a market in Chennai Forum Article

    Why India’s wage gap is narrowing

    The inequality between rural and urban locations is one of the largest contributing factors to the… more

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    How India can tackle the blight of sexism

    Value and visibility are the two things women must have when we talk of gender equality, women’s… more

  • An Airbus A380 aircraft prepares to land at Mumbai airport Forum Article

    What if Ebola spreads to India?

    Which countries, beyond those in West Africa, are most susceptible to the Ebola… more

  • A girl whose parents work in a brick kiln is watched by her teacher as she reads from a blackboard in a class in an open air school at Krishnadevpur village Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Go to the villages

    Here in the Wayanad district of Kerala, India, we are transforming an entire village into the… more

  • Hindu pilgrims wait in line for an eye check-up at a camp organised by a NGO before heading for an annual trip to Sagar Island for the one-day festival of “Makar Sankranti”, in Kolkata Forum Article

    Improving the health of India’s poorest

    The story of 20-year-old Eshwar, a resident of rural Karnataka, India, shows the power of free… more

  • Farmers walk through a paddy field towards a sugarcane field at Moynaguri village Forum Article

    Sweet incentives and unintended consequences

    India is the World’s second largest producer of sugarcane (after Brazil). Approximately 45 million… more

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    Three questions about India’s “smart cities”

    “Smart city” has become a buzzword in India ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined his… more

  • India school girl Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Start at school

    Over my years of involvement with school health programmes in India, I have found that  incorporating… more

  • Workers install photovoltaic solar panels at the Gujarat solar park under construction in Charanka village Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can solar solve India’s energy woes?

    Solar power emerged as a politically attractive panacea to India’s energy woes during… more

  • A man walks inside a conference room used for meetings between military commanders of China and India, at the Indian side of the Indo-China border at Bumla Forum Article

    How well can China and India get along?

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s three-day visit to India, the main leg of a recent tour of Central and… more

  • A boy pours water on himself for respite from the heat beside a roadside tap in Dhaka Forum Article

    How to solve the world’s water crisis

    In the early nineteenth century, Lord Byron wrote in Don Juan that “Till taught by… more

  • A school girl walks on a road covered with oil and soot at an industrial area in Mumbai Social Entrepreneurs Event

    How to build an entrepreneur

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Employees work at the assembly line of the Honda Amaze car inside the company’s manufacturing plant in Tapukara Young Global Leaders Article

    A new beginning for India’s economy

    On August 15, Narendra Modi delivered his first Independence Day speech as India's Prime Minister… more

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    The arguments against food and energy subsidies

    Few policies place good economics so directly at odds with good politics as subsidies for food and… more

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    How three strong leaders could reshape Asia

    Asia is poised to enter a historical sweet spot, with three of its most populous countries – China… more

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    India must tackle food waste

    According to current estimates, India’s total population will reach 1.45 billion… more

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    Can equality be taught in schools?

    Inequality and discrimination are universal concerns. We are constantly witnessing violations of individual… more

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    Will India emulate China’s boom?

    In recent years, China and India have both emerged as global economic superpowers, with China leading the… more