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  1. 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
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Faulty samplers and data fudging hamper India's air pollution fight

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 04:02am by GDN

    ... The Guardian The World Health Organisation recently declared Delhi the world's most polluted city Faulty samplers hamper India's air pollution fight India is changing the way ... as usual'' anymore. The move couldn't have come a moment sooner. Five months ago, the World Health Organisation declared Delhi to be the worst polluted city on earth. In a study spanning 1,600 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1621623/faulty-samplers-and-data-fudging-hamper-indias-air-pollution-fight
  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    India tackles corruption at state hospitals

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

    ... by individuals. A study by the Public Health Foundation of India and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine found that non-communicable ailments such as heart disease are now more common ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580393/india-tackles-corruption-state-hospitals
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Death every five minutes makes India's roads the world's deadliest

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:48pm by BLOOM

    ... minutes, according to the World Health Organisation, a figure that's projected to rise to one every three minutes by 2020. In 2012, the latest year for which data is available, 138,258 people ... fatalities in the US, with about 100 million more registered vehicles than India. In mainland China, official statistics from the Ministry of Public Security showed 62,387 people died in road ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554907/death-every-five-minutes-makes-indias-roads-worlds-deadliest
  8. 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
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    They're not from round here: Indian uranium boss dismisses deformities of villagers

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:48pm by BLOOM

    ... with disease and early deaths- and the suspicion they shared with some environmental activists that the health conditions are linked to mining waste. There’s no change in disease pattern around ... it was a necessary step for collecting information about alleged health problems. He was sceptical when told reporters had met a dozen families stricken by deformities, and in particular reviewed the medical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558473/theyre-not-round-here-indian-uranium-boss-dismisses-deformities-villagers
  10. Property - International - INDIA

    India paves way for reit market

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 03:50am by Bloomberg

    ... the groundwork to make real estate investment trusts tax-exempt and allow them to trade on public exchanges, a move that may help unlock as much as US$20 billion of listings. Regulations on taxation ... distributable income to investors as part of the requirements for tax-exempt status. The minimum initial offer size should be 2.5 billion rupees (HK$317.5 million) and the public float should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1567068/india-paves-way-reit-market

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