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Himachal govt launches sustainable development programme

The green initiative is aimed at restoring the serenity and green environs of the hill state for giving boost to tourism, an official spokesman said. 86 more words




Not because there are numerous nuttier’s or religions organizations that say so.

But because of power, which is a zero-sum game that takes no account of past or future history. 716 more words

FSOC's Woodall troubled by IAIS's proposal to limit involvement; others weigh in

The ability for international authorities to confer with policymakers with authority for financial stability in the insurance sector would be greatly hindered under an International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) proposal to basically… 1,327 more words

Lets be clear on what the “middle class” is

Key Points

  • A number of world leaders, including the Australian Prime Minister, have claimed that millions of people have been lifted out of extreme poverty and are now living in the “middle class”.
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Global Development

Mauritania and curly haired dudes from Harvard

  I woke this morning with Mauritania on my mind. I heard the nation mentioned yesterday and realised I had forgotten where in Africa it was located. 423 more words

Investing in Africa’s livestock sector

‘Africa’s consumption of animal protein is skyrocketing. Most rural households are poor and keep livestock. Africa’s growth in demand for animal protein can provide major business opportunities and also greatly reduce poverty. 69 more words