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· June, 2015

Stories about India from June, 2015

India's Justice System Is in a Sorry, Sorry State

There is slow, painfully slow and then there is India's judiciary.

Citizen Media Shows Why India Is Unlikely to Reach Its Millennium Goals Target for Maternal Mortality

India is behind both Nepal and Bangladesh in terms of reducing maternal mortalities. States where the caste system is embedded, religious minorities and migrants suffer most.

India's Newest Superhero: None Other Than Boxing Champion Mary Kom

There's a new animated superhero coming soon to TV screens in India. Not Spiderman. Not the Indredible Hulk. It's India's Olympic champion boxer, Mary Kom.

What Does India’s Smart Cities Project Mean for the Poor?

Some argue that the infrastructure is coming at the expense of farmers and the cities will be designed to keep the poor out.

Zanzibar's ‘Solar Mamas’ Flip the Switch on Rural Homes and Gender Roles

Hundreds of households on the Tanzanian island without access to the electrical grid are getting low cost solar power for the first time, from a group of local female engineers.

The Newly Updated Indic Keyboard App Now Supports 22 Asian Languages

A mobile input app called Indic Keyboard's newest release now supports language input in 22 Asian languages including 18 Indian languages apart from English, with 54 input layouts.

India’s Heat Wave Is Now the 5th Deadliest in the World

"If heat wave in Andhra Pradesh were a flood or earthquake, it would be trending. People would go. 'OMG 2000 dead, hang in there. Praying...'"

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