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US Bishops warn 'without nuclear disarmament, world is in great danger'

ICN

The US Bishops’ International Justice and Peace Committee has urged Secretary of State, John Kerry, to step up efforts to advance nuclear disarmament and ensure the success of a multilateral conference being held in New York. 176 more words

Environment

The rural Kenyan school that collects water for the community

THE GUARDIAN

(Lucy Bullivant is the editor-in-chief of the webzine Urbanista.org.)

A new school in Kenya’s central highlands harvests rain for pupils, teachers and their families, but can the project be repeated in other arid regions? 125 more words

Africa

Popular Nigerian Author Calls on Americans to ‘Reject Silence’

INTER PRESS SERVICE
By Lisa Vives
May 14, 2015

NEW YORK, May 12 2015 (IPS) – Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, co-curator of a spectacular World Voices week with over 100 African writers, closed the May 4-10 event with an admonition. 216 more words

Economic Justice

The Sorry State of Primary Education in Rajasthan

Data Compilation: Jitendra Singhal

Content By: Prashant Jain

Rajasthan was ranked 31 out of 33 states and UTs with respect to literacy rates in 2011. We took data from ASER (Annual Status of Education Report) by Pratham over the years and did a comparative study between 2007 and 2013 for Rajasthan. 307 more words

Know India

For the Love of Science

By Vishu Mahajan

India has 8 Nobel Prize winners but only 5 of them are Indian citizens. Take out Peace, Literature and Economics prizes to restrict to the natural sciences and we are left with the sole Indian who was born here and made his career here – Sir CV Raman for Physics. 1,225 more words

Know India

Scholarship's application tips (in Khmer language)

Here’s my interview with Post Khmer news on scholarship and education. Thank Rachna for approaching me for the interview and writing this article. There were so much more I’ve shared through the interview questions. 62 more words

Ideas & Inspiration

What makes a Role Model? (part 3)

COMMUNITY/COUNTRY/WORLD LEVEL

Activists / philanthropists/social servants with great sense of devotions and determination

Mahatma Gandhi : Non-violence activist/politicians who led India to Independence and peace… 249 more words

Ideas & Inspiration