The 5th Run for Unity was held on October 31st, 2017 on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, India’s National Unity Day. . As a catalyst for national integration, it once again activated India’s youth and society in an engaging initiative that set the tone for a New India.
Global Hunger Index
The Global Hunger Index (GHI) is designed to comprehensively measure and track hunger globally and by country and region. The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) calculates GHI scores each year to assess progress and setbacks in combating hunger.
As we look towards the East, the Association for South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is the natural partner for our engagement with the extended neighbourhood in South East Asia and Asia-Pacific. India-ASEAN strategic partnership constitutes the core of ‘Act East Policy’, enunciated by the Honourable Prime Minister in Nay Pyi Taw in November 2014.
The 30-minute Redwoods Treewalk in Rotorua, New Zealand on 23 suspension bridges meandering between 22 trees bestows moments of sheer bliss in the midst of wilderness. Almost as if the tall and majestic trees guard you while you steal priceless moments with nature. A truly unique and beautiful experience. Hope this can be created in India as well, perhaps in the North East.
The all-weather friendship between China and Pakistan reached new heights when the two countries decided to collaborate on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). CPEC is a part of China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) project which is a large investment project with close to $1 trillion invested across the globe. Some have even termed it as the revival of China’s ancient Silk Road.
India is at the centre stage of world energy transformation. With continuous high GDP growth rate of about 7% for last few years, it is one of the
International Women’s day is just around the corner, 8th March. As we prepare to celebrate this day, it is important that we take some time to examine one of the main problems for rural women in India, access to clean cooking. Clean cooking continues to be a luxury for rural women.
Gurmit Kaur from Punjab got the shock of her life when she discovered the truth about her husband. She married Manjit Singh in 2000 thinking he was an NRI settled in the US. He took Rs.4.5 lakh in dowry and another Rs.1.5 lakh from Gurmit’s relative while going abroad promising to send her immigration papers. The papers never came. Instead she learnt that he was already married and had a son.
An insight into the potential linkages between blue economy, economic growth, port development, international relations and security, and ocean resource conservation, highlighting the opportunities and challenges for India