The removal of the world's tree cover remains a concern but deforestation rates are slowing, says the UN report The world's forests face a "decisive year" as nations prepare to adopt the Sustainable
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According to a new UN report, incidence of new HIV infections has fallen by half across 25 countries The rate of new HIV infections in India has dropped by an encouraging 57% over the last decade thanks to increased domestic spending towards the AIDS response. According to a new UN report, incidence of new HIV infections has fallen by half across 25 countries.
The time has come for the government to get off the oil industry's back The runaway rise in international oil prices, which recently crossed $100 a barrel, has put Indian oil companies in a spot. Even as their costs rise, they are unable to raise prices to get the resources needed for acquiring oil assets or otherwise build the infrastructure needed for oil security.