Make in India will not work — unless there is a strategic plan

Make in India will not work — unless there is a strategic plan

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the inauguration ceremony of the ‘Make In India’ week in Mumbai, India, February 13, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo   By Frank F. Islam IANS | April 14 Prime Minister Narendra Modi set out an ambitious agenda when he announced his administration’s Make in India programme in September 2014. […]

‘India can be example to world in eliminating TB’

‘India can be example to world in eliminating TB’

Jotindra Singh, 65, suffering from Tuberculosis (TB) waits for his free treatment outside a medical centre in the eastern Indian city of Siliguri March 24, 2009. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/Files   New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Janet Tobias says she admires the fact that India is striving to eliminate tuberculosis (TB) by 2025 […]

U.S. teachers say they sacrifice for the job they love

U.S. teachers say they sacrifice for the job they love

Teacher Jenny Vargas poses for photos at a rally outside the state Capitol on the second day of a teacher walkout to demand higher pay and more funding for education in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S., April 3, 2018. Courtesy Ginny Duncan/Handout via REUTERS   April 5(Reuters) – John-David Bowman, Arizona’s 2015 “Teacher of the Year,” […]

Arctic jazz: bowhead whales have amazingly diverse songbook

Arctic jazz: bowhead whales have amazingly diverse songbook

A bowhead whale surfaces in Fram Strait, to the northwest of Norway in this undated image released on April 3, 2018. Courtesy Kit Kovacs/Norwegian Polar Institute/Handout via REUTERS   WASHINGTON, April 4 (Reuters) – Bowhead whales, the black filter-feeding giants of the Arctic that can live for 200 years devouring tons of tiny marine creatures, […]

Rare Kabul exhibition brings taste of Mughal art back home

Rare Kabul exhibition brings taste of Mughal art back home

Woman takes photo at art exhibition at Babur Garden in Kabul, Afghanistan March 31, 2018. Picture taken March 31, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail   KABUL, April 1 (Reuters) – An exhibition that reproduces the precious treasures of Mughal art in their original setting in Kabul’s Babur Garden opened this weekend, bringing a rare moment of cultural […]

India can produce 3.17 million more graduates by providing better nutrition to children in early life

India can produce 3.17 million more graduates by providing better nutrition to children in early life

IndiaSpend Mount Abu | March 31   Ensuring supplementary nutrition for children in the zero-to-three years age bracket could raise the number of graduates in India by 3.17 million, according to new research.   Children who received extra nutrition through government-run programmes from the time they were in their mothers’ wombs until age three were […]