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Consitutional developments in India

Constitutional Experiments during the Rule of the East India Company Regulating Act of  1773 Subordination of the presidencies of Bombay and Madras to that of Bengal. Governor of Bengal made the Governor-General of Bengal. A Council of the Governor-General established consisting of 4 members. A Supreme Court established at Fort

Delhi loses air pollution control race to Beijing: Centre for Science and Environment

Delhi faces the same challenge of cleaning up its air as Beijing, but lacks aggression and stringency of action needed to protect public health Since 2000, at least one study a year has been published in Delhi to give clinching evidence of air pollution’s toxic risk (Photo: CSE) Delhi is

Palliative care not available for majority in developing countries: WHO

Only 20 countries across the world have palliative care well integrated into their health-care systems, says report “Only 1 in 10 people who need palliative care, or medical care to relieve the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness, are currently receiving it,” says a recent report released by World

Fishing in new waters

Fisherfolk in Odisha try their hand at dairy and poultry farming Self-help groups get a little over Rs 5 lakh in instalments for setting up a poultry farm (Courtesy: ICZMP) DUSHASHAN Behra of Gabakunda village in Odisha’s Puri district, who describes himself as a fisherman, is currently unemployed. He is

New milky way

Private players are entering the Indian dairy market in a big way. Dairy cooperatives, which ushered in the White Revolution, need to expand and strengthen their network to protect the interests of small dairy farmers. But the cooperatives are hampered by political interference, unsustainable subsidies and poor marketing strategies. In