Neelam Gupta, a breast cancer patient, is examined at an outpatient clinic in New Delhi. The decision of the manufacturer of Herceptin, a costly yet effective treatment for an aggressive form of breast cancer, to surrender its patent in India has raised concern that such moves threaten the global system for finding cures. Photograph: Lynsey Addario/New York Times

Alka Kudesia needs an expensive drug to treat her breast cancer, but refuses to tell her children for fear they will take out loans to buy the medicin(...)

Bharti Enterprises’ stake in the wholesale joint venture will be purchased by Wal-Mart, the two companies said in a joint statement today. Photograph: Patrick T Fallon/Bloomberg

Wal-Mart Stores has said it will buy out its partner in a wholesale store venture in India, a setback for the world’s biggest retailer’s plans to ope(...)

24/10/11Mr.Malone the Principal for Colaiste Chiarain, a smart school where students use laptop computers and e-books for learning in Croom County Limerick.Pic Press 22.

International comparisons are making the Government’s boasts about Ireland ’s highly educated workforce hard to swallow when the evidence shows(...)

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