Kerala's covid-19 response a success

Kerala’s Covid-19 response will prove critics wrong

The success of Kerala's Covid-19 response should be gauged by what happens to people when they get infected, and not by how many are getting the infection. Read more »
Covid-19 vaccines availability

India administers 54.6 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines

Kerala leads in Covid-19 vaccine drive among all states, but state accounts for more than half of the new cases in the country. Read more »
india can boost fruit exports

Fruit exports: Can largest producer India storm the global market

In trade negotiations with the US, UK, EU, and Australia, the Indian side must seek the removal of trade barriers and call for better market access for its fruit exports. Read more »
widows in india face unseen problems

Widows in India: Invisible women facing invisible problems

International Widows Day reminds us of the opportunity for action towards achieving full rights and recognition for widows in India. Read more »
crisis communication challenge

A crisis communication playbook as Bay of Bengal turns into the womb of cyclones

The most successful crisis communication strategies begin with accepting that there is a problem, showing the face of leadership, and giving regular updates on what is being done. Read more »
Bihar ahead in covid-19 testing

‘Bihar’s Covid-19 testing, caseload numbers compare well with developed states’

Shortage of doctors, poor healthcare infrastructure affecting Bihar’s war on pandemic, despite better Covid-19 testing says health minister Mangal Pandey. Read more »
ICDS scheme and sustainable development goals, SDGs

Success of ICDS scheme hinges on awareness programmes

While there is basic awareness among the mothers of ICDS scheme beneficiaries, they are not educated on some of the key elements of the programme. Read more »
flash flood in Rishiganga and Dhauliganga rivers of Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand flash flood: Study identifies causes, issues stern warning

A study says better monitoring and an early warning system could have reduced human losses in the flash flood in Rishiganga and Dhauliganga rivers of Uttarakhand. Read more »
women shgs

Struggling women SHGs can transform into profit-making ventures with some help

More than 8.8 million women SHGs (self-help groups) that work at subsistence level to eradicate poverty can become profitable businesses with some help from the government. Read more »
indirect tax collections grew while gst mopup shrank

Breaking the glass ceiling: Personal account of an Indian civil servant

The toughest task for a career woman is to survive the challenges of early years, as breaking the glass ceiling would be much easier in later stages, writes Dr Aruna Sharma. Read more »