Society

HDI 2019: India continues to trawl the bottom

HDI 2019: India continues to trawl the bottom

December 11, 2019

The extent of gender inequality prevailing in India was highlighted in the Gender Development Index, where India ranked lowly at 122 out of 162 countries, showing that the discriminatory attitude was widespread in the country with severe inequalities in three main areas - reprodu...

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Push for Clean and Smart campus

Push for Clean and Smart campus

December 5, 2019

To bolster awareness about cleanliness and ecological conservation through use of smart technology, the ministry of Human Resources Development awarded the best performing universities in India at an event held in New Delhi earlier this week. The ‘clean and smart campus’ comp...

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EU & Chile optimisitic about Cop25 outcome

EU & Chile optimisitic about Cop25 outcome

December 5, 2019

As COP 25, the international climate change conference organised by United Nations, is going full swing in Madrid, Ambassadors of Chile and Spain to India share with MIG TV their expectations from the conference and the steps taken by their nations to curb emissions. The Ambassad...

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Indian schools adopt new business training programmes

Indian schools adopt new business training program

November 21, 2019

According to a recent study India is the second most entrepreneurial nation after Chile and also offers the fourth highest level of school stage entrepreneurial education and business training in the world.

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Air pollution in India

Air pollution in India

November 16, 2019

India’s air pollution continues to worsen each year, inflicting thousands of deaths on a hapless populace while politicians play blame game.

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Improper disposal of pharmaceuticals poses risk to environment, says OECD

Improper disposal of pharmaceuticals poses risk to

November 15, 2019

According to a new OECD report, very little is being done to prevent pharmaceutical residues from seeping into soil, water supplies, freshwater ecosystems and the food chain, or to assess potential risks of the same.

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Kung Fu nuns to the rescue

Kung Fu nuns to the rescue

November 4, 2019

Wearing their traditional maroon robes, these nuns are acing physical fitness, endorsing gender equality and developing an environmental-friendly way of living.

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Shakuntala Devi: the face of mental calculations in India

Shakuntala Devi: the face of mental calculations i

November 3, 2019

On the 90th birth anniversary of Shakuntala Devi, the mathematical wizard who made even the toughest calculations seem like a cakewalk, here is a sneak peek into her life. Born on November 4, 1929, in Bengaluru, in the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka, Shakuntala Devi was...

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Global Hunger Index 2019: India ranks 102 among 117 countries

Global Hunger Index 2019: India ranks 102 among 11

October 25, 2019

India has ranked 102nd among 117 countries in the Global Hunger Index (GHI), an annual report jointly published by Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe with India being among the 45 countries that have serious levels of hunger.

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India among the worst countries for privacy protection

India among the worst countries for privacy protec

October 17, 2019

According to a study by the Britain-based firm Comparitech, India is the third worst non-EU country in terms of digital privacy protection and state of surveillance.

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