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India losing almost a million under-5 children annually: Study

By : Sustainability ..., May 13, 2020

Even as the under 5 mortality rate (U5MR) in India has reduced by almost 50% in the past two decades, the country is still losing at least a million children annually before they reach their fifth birthday. Of these, half a million children die within 28 days of being born (...

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Iffco reveals plans to drive sustainable development

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 31, 2019

With India likely to be among the nations most significantly affected by climate change, fertiliser co-op Iffco is intensifying efforts to develop efficient products that are not harmful to the environment. In the coming decades the country could face severe challenges, from...

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Telecom infrastructure in India may soon get disaster-resilient standards

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

Telecommunications infrastructure in the country will soon have international standards that will make these resilient in times of natural disaster. Power infrastructure in the country already follows statutory standards for safety but telecommunications does not. As part of...

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Solar power: India calls for concerted efforts to ensure energy security in Asia

By : Sustainability ..., May 3, 2019

India has called for concerted efforts across Asia to ensure energy security in the region for sustainable development and poverty eradication by pursuing non-polluting renewable sources such as...

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