Unltd India's Third International Conference on Social Entrepreneurship

by Badhri on Oct 19, 2008      Category: Economics & Business Tags: social entrepreneurship
UnLtd, another organization that finds, funds and groom buddy social entrepreneurship is organizing a conference in Chennai in Dec 4-5. While the date seems to be fixed, it seems that everything else is yet to be since more details are not available even at http://www.unltdindia.org/ But for the interested, it is a headstart...
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How states rank on Hunger Index-Quickies

by aneeshcs on Oct 19, 2008      Category: Food & Water Tags: food hunger economy
An article in the economic times describes how the states in India rank in terms of an "hunger index". The ISHI measures hunger on three leading indicators and combines them into one index. The three indicators are prevalence of child malnutrition, rates of child mortality and the proportion of people who are calorie deficient.   Co-authored by the International Food Policy Research Institute, ISHI notes that it is indeed alarming that not a single state in India is either low or moderate in terms of their hunger index scores; most states have a ‘serious’ hunger problem, and o
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Education for the Hearing Impaired

by pratishtha on Oct 18, 2008      Category: Health & Disability Tags: disability education hearing impaired
The main objectives of special education given at swardeep sansthan are the same as those of regular education: The optimal development of the individual as a skillful, free and purposefully person, able to plan and manage his own life, and to reach his highest potential as an individual. Since the goals of education are the same for both the normal and the disabled, it is generally agreed that if a handicapped child can manage successfully in an ordinary school he should go there. Teaching the hearing impaired child to talk is indeed a great achievement and helping him speak appears to be one
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One more girl is suffering

by promilav on Oct 18, 2008      Category: Human Rights Tags:
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Who cares if Bangaladesh drowns: Movie preview & interview

by ameetdesh on Oct 17, 2008      Category: Environment Tags: climate change crisis bangaladesh flooding
Interview with director of the movie.  
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Jobs for 100,000 disabled people in India, says minister

Please also see the related post http://www.ngopost.org/story/all-india-special-hiring-day-people-disabilities-ibm-sept-8-2012 for job openings for People with Disabilities at IBM.
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Eve Teasing in India

by theburningsoul on Oct 17, 2008      Category: Human Rights Tags: eve teasing eve teasing india
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Can I be the one ~

by dushyant on Oct 15, 2008      Category: Environment Tags: environment green earth ecosystem
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