Monthly Archives: February 2015

Open defecation and India’s urban poor

Originally posted on Terra Urban टेरा अर्बन:
By Sharmila Ray, Senior Program Officer, PRIA A couple of months back my cousin and I got talking about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. It’s a good policy if it can be implemented and Prime Minister…

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Top Industries/Job Functions Where Women MBAs Work

Guest Post by Sampurna Majumder While the representation of women increasing within the global workforce, representation of women are comparatively more in certain industries and they perform certain types of job roles. The following post takes a quick look at … Continue reading

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Qatar among the least sustainable countries in the world

Originally posted on Sustainable Doha:
From Doha News: An inaugural index by Dutch firm Arcadis has ranked Qatar among the least sustainable countries in the world, though the Gulf state fared slighly better among its regional peers, coming in third. The…

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Aligarh Exhibition (Numaish) :A 135 Year Old Tradition

The Famous Aligarh Numaish (exhibition) was initially started as a horse fair for Nawabs. to display their wealth and lifestyles. In 1880, on suggestion of Raja Harinarayan Singh the event was named the Aligarh District Fair’ during the rule of … Continue reading

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