Society

Bundelkhand milk cooperative Balinee empowers women

Bundelkhand milk cooperative Balinee empowers wome...

January 28, 2023

On a cloudy morning, a group of women farmers, carrying milk cans on their heads, are walking on a rural road, that has been their pathway to empowerment and independence, in the dusty villages of Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh. All the women have many things in common. They...

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Mixed results for India in 2023 SDG4 Scorecard by UNESCO

Mixed results for India in 2023 SDG4 Scorecard by ...

January 27, 2023

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has released its first scorecard to measure the progress made by countries in meeting their targets for education, as under the Sustainable Development Goal 4 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals ...

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Boson peak analysis to clarify glass-making processes, says new research

Boson peak analysis to clarify glass-making proces...

January 26, 2023

An international group of scientists which conducted new research on glass formation process has come up with findings that shed new light on the physics of vitrification, the process by which glass forms. According to a press statement by Oxford University, which was part of the...

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Botraj: Over a century in exile Kashmir

Botraj: Over a century in exile Kashmir

January 23, 2023

On an upheaved plain of Rainawari’s Kathi Darwaza in Srinagar is located the Mohalla Raja Azur Khan which has a backdrop view of Hari Parbat Fort and the area largely comprises Burusho people who are locally known as Botraj. The community is from Hunza and Yasin, in northern pa...

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5 beginner yoga poses for a healthy body, mind & spirit

5 beginner yoga poses for a healthy body, mind &am...

January 22, 2023

A recent report of World Health Organisation (WHO) says that 60-85 pc of people in the world, from both developed and developing countries, lead sedentary lifestyles, making it one of the more serious yet insufficiently addressed public health problems of our time. This could be ...

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UNESCO dedicates 2023 International Day of Education to Afghan girls & women

UNESCO dedicates 2023 International Day of Educati...

January 22, 2023

Each year, January 24 is observed as the International Day of Education, as mandated by United Nations to highlight the importance of equal access to good quality education to every human being anywhere in the world. In order to highlight the plight of the women and girl children...

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Both men and women vulnerable to online harassment in India

Both men and women vulnerable to online harassment...

January 17, 2023

On Monday, Delhi Police registered case against unknown persons for making lewd comments about daughters of renowned Indian cricketers, Virat Kohli, M S Dhoni and Rohit Sharma on social media. Several high-profile celebrities, notably cinestars in India have had to face constant ...

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86 journalists killed in 2022, 50 pc more than in 2021: UNESCO

86 journalists killed in 2022, 50 pc more than in ...

January 16, 2023

A report by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) says that a total of 86 journalists and media workers were killed around the world in 2022, at the rate of one every four days. UNESCO says that it highlights the grave risks and vulnerabilit...

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Swami Vivekananda: Inspiration of the youth

Swami Vivekananda: Inspiration of the youth

January 12, 2023

Every year, January 12 is observed as the National Youth Day or Yuva Diwas. The day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda was born on January 12, 1863 in a very reputed Bengali family as Narendra Natha Datta. His father, Vishwa...

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First post-pandemic Pride Parade after 3 years in Delhi

First post-pandemic Pride Parade after 3 years in ...

January 9, 2023

Despite the bitter cold and severe fog that has enveloped large parts of northern India and Delhi, Barakhamba Road, near Connaught Place, wore a cheerful look on Sunday afternoon as thousands of people, hailing from all over the country, had gathered there, dressed in multi-colou...

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