Andhra Pradesh

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Video footage from the scene showed members of the disaster management team and locals trying to rescue trapped passengers from windows and debris using phones to provide light.
Impact
In life, the simplest solutions are often the best. When it comes to healthcare, they're also almost always the cheapest
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Heat or no heat, Aankaiah's wife Ratnam will have to head to the fields once her husband is cremated. With no sons to support
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MUMBAI -- The Foundation for Ecological Security in India has transformed denuded hillsides and valleys into healthier, biodiverse environments with opportunities for families to expand their livelihoods. This could be just the beginning of bigger things to come.
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45 people trapped inside a burning bus died in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday morning. The bus, reportedly speeding, hit a road divider and burst into flames. All but seven of the passengers perished within minutes, including an infant.
Environment
Climate change is as much about politics as it is about science and to act on it would require political mobilization preceded by a greater public demand to acknowledge and act on this clear and present danger.
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While the Andhra Pradesh crisis caused significant changes and challenges within the Indian microfinance industry, the general consensus seems to be that the introduction of regulation into the sector is productive.
Impact
Let's hope that for-profit companies can balance profit motives with social impact because government and nonprofits can't solve the world's problems by themselves.
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As the BBC is reporting, Balula Hakkula Sangham wants children under the age of 14 to be exempt from a procedure which involves
Politics
In the midst of the chaos being witnessed across the Arab world, what is being ignored is the role food inflation has played in triggering these protests.
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Like sex, microfinance can be safe if practiced responsibly. Recently, however, we've seen that not all participants in the microfinance industry are practicing safe microfinance.
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Long before America rearranged my name into its present form, I was known largely as Jamuna koduku. Jamuna's son. Not that
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There is one enormous difference that makes a positive outcome in Hyderabad much less likely than it was in La Paz. In the
Impact
Our enlightened self-interest and our own humanity should question the wisdom of asking the poorest of the poor to pay dearly for their own futures.
Impact
As industry analysts note, the rush to conclude that micro-lending is inherently flawed is overwrought, wrong-headed and anti-poor.
Business
The sensationalized newspaper accounts of suicides among over-indebted clients of some of India's biggest microfinance institutions threatens the future of microfinance in India.
College
When I drove into Rishi Valley, India on my first day, I couldn't help but think I had stepped into a scene from the "Jungle Book." This is the setting for my project: creating a medical information system.
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Admiral Nirmal Verma, the Navy Chief, told reporters, "The aircraft went out of control. But the cause of the crash was not
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Hyderabad is the sort of city that makes poets out of ordinary men. It has a history of being home to different sorts of people, accepting them with an easy charm that only Hyderabad knows.