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Why strengthening regulatory capacity should be the first step in solving environmental problems

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Justice K.S. Puttaswamy (Retd.) & Others Versus Union of India & Others dated 11/08/2015 regarding Aadhaar Card Scheme.

From Ebola to the bombing of Gaza, civil society was the first responder to humanitarian emergencies during the last year, but faces dire threats and a funding crisis around the world, says a new report.

India has secured second position amongst 40 countries in a survey of trust in national governments for 2014 conducted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Switzerland has emerged at the top with Norway coming in third.

The book provides a concise introduction to the debates in a number of vital development sectors in view of the move from the era of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), reviews progress made in each sector, and considers how looking beyond sectors might open new opportunities for inclusive, sustai

Key Indicators of Social Consumption in India on Education Show Continued Gender Gap and Rural Urban Differences. In rural areas, literacy rate was seen as 71% compared to 86% in urban areas. Also among persons of age 7 years and above male literacy rate being substantially higher (83%) than female literacy rate (67%).

India ranks a lowly 143rd on a global peace index, lagging way behind the likes of Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh with Iceland emerging as the most peaceful nation in the world.

This second State of the World’s Volunteerism Report on volunteerism and governance argues that volunteerism and placing people at the centre of development policy and investment offer untapped potential for sustainable development.

 

ICT can reduce emissions and boost economy by trillions says the new report “SMARTer2030” published by the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and Accenture.

Strong leadership, a clear economic plan, a brighter, more secure future - Conservative Party Manifesto 2015.

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