CAN THE INTERNET HELP THE RURAL KIDS RECLAIM THEIR CHILDHOOD?

It is estimated that sixty-six percent of India’s population lives in its villages. Despite, the internet becoming synonymous with urbanisation, it is the rural India that holds the key to the digitalisation of the nation. With the internet making inroads into our villages, it becomes imperative to explore the impacts

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THE CITY-STATE’S PATH TOWARDS A SMART NATION: SINGAPORE

The city-state of Singapore obtained its formal independence in 1965. Its condition during that period looked completely different from the state that it is enjoying now. Back then, the country was flooded with problems. There was an alarming unemployment rate with the majority of the population under poverty, lack of

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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN AFRICA: AN OVERVIEW

Africa’s slow progress can be a cause of concern for prospective investors. However, investing in the emerging sectors will long-term benefits to those willing to wait. Strong demographics, rising sectors and abundant resources are some of the long-term growth opportunities. Strive Masiyiwa, chairman of the pan-African company Econet Group, remarked:

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INDIA’S GROWING PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR AND IT’S FUTURE

India is the largest manufacturer of drugs worldwide. According to IBEF, the Indian pharmaceutical sector supplies over 50% of global demand for various vaccines. The government has taken some initiatives to promote the pharmaceutical sector in India. Government hopes, for example, to create a nearly Rs 1 lakh crore fund

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A SOLUTION FOR SOCIAL SECURITY SCHEMES FOR WOMEN IN THE INFORMAL SECTOR

In order to boost the economy and create universal security schemes for all Indians, especially for the underprivileged and people staying in rural India. The Government of India initiated several social security schemes in the budget for 2015-16. Which aimed at reducing the economic inequalities and providing monetary assistance to

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QUALITY EDUCATION IN INDIA: A DISTANT DREAM?

In September 2015, at the United Nations General Assembly Meeting, governments around the world committed themselves to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to balance the social, economic and ecological dimensions of sustainable development. The SDGs are an extension of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which expired at the end

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