Road accidents and deaths worldwide

Speed kills: A time to remember road traffic accident victims

India tops in the number of reported road accident deaths, followed by China and the United States. Read more »
The World Tsunami Awareness Day

Global disaster risk reduction efforts need a renewed push

Multilateral partnerships for disaster risk reduction are being reduced to bilateral engagements riddled with narrow geopolitical interests. Read more »
biological and chemical weapons.

SDG agenda a pipe dream without sustainable peace, disarmament

Pressure on UN and governments is key to eliminating biological and chemical weapons. Linking SDGs to disarmament and an expanded Security Council can help. Read more »
India ageing crisis

Ageing in times of Covid-19 pandemic

It is imperative that the state and civil society play a more constructive and interventionist role in ensuring the social security of older persons. Read more »
India-Norway agreement on climate crisis.

India, Norway vow to clear oceans of plastic litter

Measures to tackle climate change and air pollution present a win-win situation for the countries, says a joint statement. Read more »
A large number of Indian children face extreme poverty

Poverty in India down dramatically, says Oxford study

Despite the dramatic success in reducing poverty, about 8.8% of Indians are facing severe poverty. About a fifth of Indian population are vulnerable to multidimensional poverty, says the report. Read more »