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Bengaluru | Apr 18, 2019
Quenching cities' thirst with rural water

An international team of researchers investigate the prevalence of water reallocations, from rural areas to cities, throughout the world to understand its drivers, conflicts and policy implications.

 

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Delhi | Feb 26, 2019
Researchers from the IDFC Institute, look into the sustainability of the current definition of “urban” in India.

Researchers from the IDFC Institute, look into the sustainability of the current definition of “urban” in India.

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Iowa | Jan 30, 2018

A group of public health researchers at the University of Iowa College of Public Health, recently studied 3,952 girls and women from two rural districts in India to understand the relationship between hygiene practices and self-reported RTI symptoms.

Bengaluru | Jan 11, 2018
Photo : Dennis C J / Research Matters

Around 500 all weather roads, listed in the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana’s (PMGSY) monitoring data as being ‘complete’, and has been paid for, have never been built in reality, finds a new study. This study, by researchers from the Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, and the Paris School of Economics, Paris, France, has suggested that political corruption, and not a lack of resources as thought, is the main reason for the lack of roads connecting remote areas in India.

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