Sunday, February 27, 2011
The revised guidelines of MoEF regarding Critical Wildlife Habitat are not in consonance with the spirit of Wildlife Protection Act and Forest Right Act.
read more @: http://www.d-sector.org/article-det.asp?id=1548
Thursday, February 24, 2011
The recent GAC report of the World Economic Forum indicates that the business and political powers are still in denial mode on threats emerging from Climate Change.
read more @: http://www.d-sector.org/article-det.asp?id=1545
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
The overthrow of authoritarian regimes in the Arab world by non-violent people's struggle gives new hope to the humanity. But will these upheavals change the fundamentals of society towards more humane, secular, tolerant of the diversity in ideologies and ecologically responsible behavior?
read more @: http://www.d-sector.org/article-det.asp?id=1542
Monday, February 21, 2011
A new book based on a successful model of local healthcare provides valuable lessons for the policymakers to improve India's performance in reducing maternal and infant mortality figures. But are they willing to think beyond the donor based stand alone programmes for public healthcare?
read more @: http://www.d-sector.org/article-det.asp?id=1540
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
As the entire education system has remained urban centric and is now becoming globalised with textbooks heavily borrowing from the western ideas and terms, the majority of children in a vast and diverse civilisation like India do not feel any relationship with the content, leading to alienation of majority.
read more @: http://www.d-sector.org/article-det.asp?id=1538
Thursday, February 10, 2011
As demand for camel milk is on the rise globally, India can use the opportunity to effectively market the camel milk products and help improve the social-economic conditions of the camel owners.
read more @: http://www.d-sector.org/article-det.asp?id=1535
Monday, February 7, 2011
Under attack from Supreme Court and the opposition for its inaction on unearthing the black money deposited in tax heavens, the Government has taken some initiatives in line with global developments but much need to be done to curb the corrupt practices behind continuous wealth drain.
read more @: http://www.d-sector.org/article-det.asp?id=1527
Friday, February 4, 2011
Davos Declaration of WEF 2011 clearly states that long term sustainability is not possible without ensuring profitability. With the profit motive as a cornerstone for the business and industry, any consideration of environmental destruction and social upheaval are inconsequential.
read more @: http://d-sector.org/article-det.asp?id=1526
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Committed and collective efforts at the grassroots have kept the villagers informed of the issues which matter the most to them. Such initiatives are trying to fill the gaps created by the metro-obsessed mainstream media.
read more @: http://www.d-sector.org/article-det.asp?id=1520