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Farmers welfare: What Indian agricultural sector needs to learn from Denmark?

By Prachi Mishra Every day, from breakfast to dinner, our lives are touched by the farmers as the food we eat is cultivated by them....

Release of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is a mistake, says US Ambassador to India

By NewsGram Staff Writer The release of 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is a mistake, said  US Ambassador to India Richard Verma...

India on path of becoming one of the world’s fastest growing economies: IMF

By NewsGram Staff Writer International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest economic health-checkup has declared that India's growth rate is expected to rise to 7.5...

France backs India’s call for a permanent seat in UN Security Council

By NewsGram Staff Writer During a session of General Assembly, commemorating the 70th anniversary of World War II, France has extended its support for India’s...

No possibilities of a massive earthquake in India soon, say scientists

By NewsGram Staff Writer A group of Indian scientists have stated that there is no unusual seismic activity or abnormal increase in changes in the...

Government approves 10 sites for nuclear power projects

By NewsGram Staff Writer The government has permitted 10 sites for establishing new power projects, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Listing out 10 sites located...

Delhi to host grand international Buddha Poornima celebration

By NewsGram Staff Writer To mark the occasion of Buddha Poornima, the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) will be hosting "International Buddha Poornima Diwas Celebration 2015” on...

China encouraging violence in North East, admits MoS Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju

By NewsGram Staff Writer The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju today admitted that China is encouraging violence in North-east states. In a written...

India will always stand firmly beside Afghanistan, says President Pranab Mukherjee

By NewsGram Staff Writer Welcoming President Ashraf Ghani on his first state visit to India as the President of Afghanistan, President Mukherjee conveyed his condolences...

12 cities identified for development under Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spirituality Augmentation Drive

  By NewsGam Staff Writer The government has identified twelve cities namely Amaravati, Gaya, Dwaraka, Amritsar, Ajmer, Kanchipuram, Vellankani, Puri, Varanasi, Mathura, Kedarnath and Kamakhya for...

With 54% of India’s total land prone to earthquakes, are we prepared to handle it?

By Harshmeet Singh The brutal 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal has caused unprecedented loss of life and physical damage. While the official death figure, at...

India requests UN to drop annual human rights resolution on Myanmar

By NewsGram Staff Writer In order to uplift the citizens of Myanmar affected by violence, India asked UN members to drop the annual ritual of...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss bulging trade deficit with China

By NewsGram Staff Writer Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Beijing next month, will take up the issue regarding  India's bulging trade deficit...

El Nino may disrupt monsoons this year; probability of a normal rainfall only 28%

By NewsGram Staff Writer For the second consecutive year, India's monsoons could be below average this year due to the El Nino weather pattern. In a...

Char Dham Yatra: 6,000 people visit Gangotri and Yamunotri on first day

  By NewsGram Staff Writer After the devastation caused by the flash floods in 2013, the Char Dham Yatra finally showed an uptrend as more than...

United Nations backs India’s concerns over black money, calls for action on recovering money hidden in safe havens

By NewsGram Staff Writer "Track down and recover black money hidden in safe foxhole," called out a group of law officials in a major United...

India, South Korea to boost defense ties

By Newsgram Staff Writer In order to strengthen the relations between the two countries, Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar met South Korean counterpart, Gen Han Min-Koo on...

World Heritage Day: How Delhi’s Hindu heritage was eclipsed by foreign invasions

By Shilpika Srivastava From becoming the capital city of almost every single dynasty and empire that blossomed in India, Delhi has lineage, history, class and...

Indian economy to grow at 7.5% in 2015: Moody’s

By NewsGram Staff Writer Indian economy is expected to grow slightly higher at 7.5 per cent in 2015, according to the global rating agency Moody’s. "India’s...

Masarat Alam’s case: Are the separatists in Kashmir given too much importance?

By Harshmeet Singh The ghosts of his decision to release the Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam have come back to haunt the Jammu & Kashmir...

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Investments in Family Planning During COVID-19

Highlighting the need to focus on sexual and reproductive health rights of girls and women, a policy paper released by Population Foundation of India...

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World Population Day: Bringing Back The Debate on Family Planning

Family planning is central to gender equality and women empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty. Millions of girls and women...