Indian studies show major gaps in TB knowledge and self-reported practices of providers, suggesting poor adherence to established standards in the private sector. A recent study, using simulated patients, confirmed the overall low quality of TB care in the private sector, and revealed a substantial gap between what doctors know and what they actually do in their practice.
The election has reshaped the country’s political landscape.
You are probably aware that loopholes in the international financial system let corporations and wealthy individuals get out of paying their fair share of taxes. You might even know that there are some significant reforms taking place to try and close the gaps in the system. But did you know that these reforms aren’t being discussed in a global forum where everyone can participate? This year, BRICS countries are in a unique position to show leadership on a proposal that developing countries have been demanding for years.
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Marginalizing civil society and public opinion can have disastrous consequences. For BRICS to succeed and be true to its promise of providing an alternative to the current world order based on the primacy of the West, it needs to engage with all stakeholders and promote transparency. India can use its position as BRICS chair this year to do just that.
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Last week, a 23-year-old Congolese national was allegedly beaten to death by a group of men in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj area. While African diplomats in India protested against racist attacks on thei...
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Politics in India wasn't always like this. Every Indian knows of the inspiring stories of sacrifice and selflessness which adorned India's noble struggle for freedom. Our freedom fighters did not define their nationalism on the lines of casteist, religious or linguistic identity. Rather, they strove to unite a difficultly diverse country into a single nation, defined on the lines of noble values and principles, such as liberty, equality, fraternity and justice. That was Indian nationalism.
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If you are an insanely positive investor, then here are three "dangerous" countries, where you can invest as little as $20,000, and perhaps, just perhaps, become a success overnight. Yes, there's an Ebola risk in Liberia, ethnic conflict in South Sudan and the little problem of other countries not recognising Somaliland, but then again, if you have the stomach for that sort of thing...
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NEW DELHI -- Hosts India overcame South Africa's dogged resistance in the final se ion to beat the visitors by 337 runs in the final test at the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium on Monday and complete a 3-0 w...
JOHANNESBURG -- The South African arm of Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal’s busine empire has received a bailout from government interventions after earlier being at loggerheads with it over a clo...
Indian bowlers set-up a 35-run win over the South Africans to level the series 2-2 after being powered by a sorely-needed century by Virat Kohli. Batting at No 3, Kohli's blitzing 138 featured century...
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Pakistani cricketers Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar have pulled out of commentating for the fifth and final ODI scheduled to be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on October 25 in the ongoing Ind...
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CUTTACK -- Having slumped to an embarra ing T20 series defeat against South Africa, limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said that "one bad performance per year" serves him a timely reminder tha...
Play was held up for more than 50 minutes during the third Twenty20 International match between India and South Africa at Cuttack's Barabati Stadium last evening as angry specatators, in disgraceful...
Gandhi spent a long time tidying up his past in his autobiography, The Story of My Experiments with Truth. We all do that. But the art of writing biography is not to gobble up the given version and render it back to the reader. Some, on reading the blurbs announcing the book, have argued in pretty strong language, that we have sullied the name of Gandhi... We argue in our Gandhi that it is in fact those who have presented him as a cardboard cut-out figure that have sullied his image.