One of the most debatable topics in Bangladesh is, perhaps, whether poverty is a blessing or a curse.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) are jointly running one of the biggest development projects in Bangladesh, titled ‘Urban Partnerships for Poverty Reduction’ (UPPR) which began in 2008. The local and international associates in this project are the Local Government Engineering Department (LGED), Local Government…Continue
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by Rodica Pricop
Greek Prime-Minister George Papandreou’s decision to hold a referendum on the single currency rescue deal adopted by European leaders a week ago, after a marathon of heated negotiations, has caused panic in the world’s capitals as well as on financial markets. Everywhere from Athens, Geneva, Berlin, Paris, London, Madrid to New York,…Continue
Added by Rodica Pricop on November 5, 2011 at 10:58 — No Comments
THE SOCIO-CULTURAL DYNAMICS OF THE NORTHERN POPULATION MADE THE LOCAL WOMAN OVERBURDENED IN SOCIETY
SPECIAL REPORT BY XINHUA…Continue
Added by Albert Oppong Ansah on November 4, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments
An article 'Protests awaken a Goliath in India' in the New York Times feels that the great Indian middle class which till recently were dismissed as apathetic towards electoral politics seems to have awakened from their slumbers and no longer appears apathetic towards politics. The article goes on to attribute this change of attitude to the Anna Hazare movement.
Indeed, the Anna Hazare movement which later became 'I am Anna' movement' saw thousands of professionals, college students,…Continue
Added by Pratigyan Das on November 2, 2011 at 18:20 — No Comments
The Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) recorded 11 births in the early hours of Monday, October 31, 2011 as the world’s population is expected to hit the seven billion figure today.
Six male and five female babies were born through normal deliveries without any complications, Dr Patrick Adike, House Officer at the TTH told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in an interview at Tamale on Monday.
He said the trend of population growth yearly at the hospital increased from 7, 000 in 2010 to…Continue
Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Elmina Castle convinces with its powerful beauty and meaningful history in the Central Region of Ghana.
Ghana was formerly known as Gold Coast where the…Continue
Added by Kerstin Tschernigg on October 27, 2011 at 11:41 — No Comments
Parliament has been urged to legalize the operation of the National Youth Employment Programme as given to the National Health Insurance Scheme.
The Deputy National Coordinator of Monitoring and Evaluation of the programme, Kwesi Holison, disclosed this to journalists in the region. He added that the programme has been bedeviled with financial challenges, saying unlike the National Health Insurance Scheme that is heavily supported by 21/2 vat tax element. He said it is…Continue
Added by Kerstin Tschernigg on October 27, 2011 at 11:23 — No Comments
From malaria to malnutrition – the health problems of 684 young patients were treated in…Continue
By: Usman Aziz Malik
Some worst air crashes of 2010
On 25 Jan 2010…Continue
Added by Malik Usman on October 26, 2011 at 13:03 — No Comments
I was taking one of my regular walks this morning with my two dogs. It has gotten a bit colder now so our walks are getting shorter. As I came down to the big fountain in the middle of the street I noticed something on the stairs, it looked like a small black fur ball wrapped up around its tiny body.…Continue
Added by Elena Nikolovska on October 25, 2011 at 17:40 — No Comments
Sometimes, each of us feel the need to rediscover life, our own. And sometimes, when we are in great need, we find, at random, that little thing which reminds us about the fact that our life is ours.
Laughing hearts- Charles Bukowski
your life is your life
don't let it be clubbed into dank…
Added by Steliana Moraru on October 23, 2011 at 10:58 — No Comments
David Bornstein, autor al cartii “ How to change the world: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas” , afirma ca “ Antreprenorii sociali identifica resurse acolo unde ceilalti oameni vad doar probleme. Ei vad in sateni o solutie, nu doar beneficiari pasivi. Ei incep cu asumarea competentelor si gasesc resurse in comunitatile pe care le deservesc”.
Am citit la un moment dat un articol care avea titlul “Pe tine ce te motiveaza sa schimbi lumea?”, care facea referire la exemple…Continue
Added by Steliana Moraru on October 22, 2011 at 15:29 — No Comments
By:Usman Aziz Malik
Hunger coerce for work, says 10 year’s old Barkatt
Barkatt is waiter at a local Hotel in Taxila, Pakistan.He is in the 10th year’s of his early life. He seems at hotel lifted the Cup’s with…Continue
In one of recently held international seminar in Pakistan, experts from various institutions of the world highlighted concerns related to various developmental processes, natural resource crisis and ignorance towards local governance system in the mountainous part of Himalaya. The experts highlighted…Continue
It sounds the legacy of mighty Himalaya and its people. Here, agencies seem boasting the urgency and the welfare of mountain ecosystem (!), while people in the region are hosting their dialogues with utmost…Continue
We are facing these days a never seen EU and EURO financial, economical and social crisis due to several factors like China economy impact, weakness of certain EU countries' economy, industry, high autocracy, bureaucracy, high spending, high indebtedness, overall observable dramatically increase of living costs, energy costs, almost everything, while salaries, incomes are standing on the same historical level. The aging EU society is also a big problem.
Cascade of memoires
Shade teardrops fell down the eyes,
Caressing the memoires of a moisture future.
Though the thys to the upstanding sky
Yelled for the loneliness of an angel
Who begged for peoples' healing.
Wrinkles, same the hectares of cedars
Blowing the windy silence far away,
Doves and pigeons wounded in an open of boundaries sky.…Continue
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Three-year old John the Baptist, who hails from Gnani, a community in the Yendi Municipality of the Northern Region, was born with a vein defect.
At the age of two, John’s parents wrapped him in white cloths and left him beside a public refuse dump. His…Continue