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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India tackles corruption at state hospitals

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:59am by Bloomberg

    ... to cater to growing demand. Though the industry is growing at 15 per cent a year according to consulting firm PwC, public spending on health care has stagnated at about 1 per cent of gross domestic ... care services more accessible and safe in Asia's third-largest economy, where 825 million people live on less than US$2 per day and 86 per cent of health care is paid out of pocket ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580393/india-tackles-corruption-state-hospitals
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    More toilets not the answer to India's sanitation woes: study

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:16pm by AP

    ... Building toilets in rural India, where hundreds of millions are still defecating outdoors, will not be enough to improve public health, according to a study published yesterday. India is considered ... of diarrhoea, parasitic worm infections and other public health scourges that experts say contribute to childhood stunting, malnutrition and some US$54 billion in lost productivity each year, according ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1613909/more-toilets-not-answer-indias-sanitation-woes-study
  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Narendra Modi launches Clean India Campaign by sweeping street

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 11:44pm by AGENCIES

    ... schoolchildren, officials and citizens yesterday took up brooms and dustpans to join a countrywide campaign to clean parks, public buildings and streets. Prime Minister Narendra Modi swept a road in a poor neighbourhood in New Delhi while launching the Clean India Campaign. Modi chose the birth anniversary of independence leader Mahatma Gandhi to launch the five-year drive to clean public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1608164/narendra-modi-launches-clean-india-campaign-sweeping-street
  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian court convicts powerful politician and former film star of corruption

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 08:34pm by AFP

    ... Public prosecutor G. Bhavani Singh said Jayalalithaa was guilty of "amassing wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income". He said she was not eligible to apply for bail due ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1602432/indian-court-convicts-powerful-politician-and-former-film-star-corruption
  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Economists Amartya Sen and Jagdish Bhagwati clash over plight of nation's poor

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... education and health care systems. But Sen's prescription is to expand these compromised programmes. "There has been a kind of write-off of public institutions by this administration, ... a country's future growth depends just as much on its social infrastructure as its physical state. India's economy grew nearly 8 per cent annually in the past 10 years, second only to China among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1299169/economists-amartya-sen-and-jagdish-bhagwati-clash-over-plight-nations-poor
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s low-cost Mars mission enters last lap as spacecraft prepares to enter orbit

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:19pm

    ... Chandrayaan satellite found evidence of water on the moon. Although facing strong competition from China, India aspires to be a low-cost supplier of space technology and to grab a bigger slice of an industry worth more than US$300-billion. India has so far launched 40 foreign satellites, many of them for advanced nations. China has an edge, however, as it can put heavier satellites into orbit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595391/indias-low-cost-mars-mission-enters-last-lap-spacecraft-prepares-enter
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Relatives search for dead after stampede at Hindu festival

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by AGENICIES

    ... inhabitants have access to drinking water, public toilets, good health care and consistent electricity - none of which India has been able to reliably deliver anywhere else. The precautions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1148336/relatives-search-dead-after-stampede-hindu-festival
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Film about Indira Gandhi's assassination is blocked

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by AP

    ... said. "We saw the film and decided it could not be released as it was due to fears that it would lead to disruption of public order," she said. "The film is double trouble. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1579530/film-about-indira-gandhis-assassination-blocked
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    Punish ‘rape’ fashion shoot photographer, say Delhi victim’s family

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 10:51pm by Reuters

    ... with the incident and he has done it for his own publicity and to make money," the mother said. The victim's father said he would appeal to the courts to take action against Shetye. "They ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1569457/punish-rape-fashion-shoot-photographer-say-delhi-victims-family
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    India's mega rich lag far behind West in philanthropy

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Reliance has followed the lead of large industrial groups such as Tata and Aditya Birla, which donate heavily to charity through their own trusts, with projects ranging from health care to rural ... for charity. India now has 55 dollar-billionaires, the fifth-biggest number in the world, according to a Forbes ranking this month. But like other emerging economies such as China, its charitable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1195722/indias-mega-rich-lag-far-behind-west-philanthropy

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