1.8 million Europeans Demand the Right to Water and Sanitation

Dec. 10, 2013: Today on Human Rights Day, the European Water Movement welcomes the submission of 1.8 million signatures to the European Commission, demanding it to “implement the human right to water and sanitation”. ‘Right2water’ is the first suc....
Posted Date: 10-12-2013 | Category

J&K to formulate its own education policy

Jammu, Dec. 9, 2013: The state government recently constituted an expert panel to work on formulating an education policy for Jammu and Kashmir. "For the past so many years, we have been working according to the central education policy we had adopted. ....
Government to combine MGNREGS and Indira Awas Yojana to save on costs

Government to combine MGNREGS and Indira Awas Yojana to save on costs

New Delhi, Dec. 9, 2013: The rural development ministry is marrying two of its biggest welfare schemes, hoping to deliver a potent pre-election sop to garner rural votes.The ministry wants to use its flagship rural employment scheme, the Mahatama Gandhi ....
Posted Date: 09-12-2013 | Category

53,000 houses in Goa have no toilets

Panaji, Dec. 5, 2013: Goa might boast of positive socio-economic indicators like high per capita income and literacy rate, but inflow of migrant workers is rapidly altering the state's demographics. New census 2011 data released on Wednesday....
Posted Date: 05-12-2013 | Category Goa