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Innovation the key at IIT’s Clean Air Summit 2019

Innovation the key at IIT’s Clean Air Summit...

June 25, 2019

At the recently held Clean Air Summit at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, entrepreneurs, professionals, and students emphasised on the need to innovate and make air cleaner and breathable.

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Celebrating International Pride Month 2019

Celebrating International Pride Month 2019

June 14, 2019

To celebrate International Pride Month 2019, Love Matters, an online platform in support of the LGBTQ+ people is organising a letter writing event, taking an initiative to thank all those who came in support of the community.

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India moves ahead in child wellbeing index in Global Childhood Report

India moves ahead in child wellbeing index in Glob...

June 11, 2019

Save the Children, a UK based non-profit organisation that works for child rights released the Global Childhood Report for 2019 on May 28 which listed India at 113th position among 176 countries on an index that evaluates countries on condition and well-being of children.

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Status of abortion laws in India

Status of abortion laws in India

May 30, 2019

It is nearly five decades since the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act legalised abortion, but 80 pc of women in India are still unaware of the fact. It still remains a taboo topic and is associated with negative attitude and stigmas.

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Balaknama – An echo of Delhi’s child journalists

Balaknama – An echo of Delhi’s child j...

May 28, 2019

Started in 2003 under a programme called Badhte Kadam (Stepping Forward), Balaknama is a newspaper that voices the issues and hardships faced by street and working children in Delhi. Street children and their lives is in fact the only beat that the independent newspaper covers. A...

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Majority of Indians unaware they have hypertension, says study

Majority of Indians unaware they have hypertension...

May 17, 2019

World Hypertension Day is observed on May 17 every year with the aim to spread awareness about the effects of hypertension or high blood pressure and also to promote healthy lifestyle. The theme for this year is ‘Know your numbers’. A new study published in PLOS Medicine on M...

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The failing state of health care in India

The failing state of health care in India

May 17, 2019

Ahead of the final phase of polling for the 2019 general elections, matters like healthcare have taken a back seat. Not much seems to be done or said about the failing healthcare sector, as can be seen in various reports.

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Mental Illness through
Regional languages changing India’s internet landscape

Regional languages changing India’s internet...

May 14, 2019

With the diverse nature of Indian demography, the growing use of local Indian languages online will change the country's internet landscape breaking the English language barrier.

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You can now see the world’s seven wonders in Delhi

You can now see the world’s seven wonders in...

May 4, 2019

To solve its problem of solid waste management, authorities in Delhi have made replicas of the seven wonders of the world. Putting 150 tonnes of metal scrap to good use, it is safe to say, the Indian capital has transformed its waste into wonder!   Serpentine pathways, bloom...

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