Posts tagged ‘India’

  • 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

  • Global Shapers Article

    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

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    Modi’s promise for Indian entrepreneurs

    The recent political developments in India have set in motion a range of changes aimed at galvanizing… more