Society

India aims to establish itself as a study destination

India aims to establish itself as a study destinat...

July 24, 2018

In order to boost the Indian education system the Centre has launched the “Study in India” campaign, to attract international students to pursue their higher education from Indian colleges and universities. Thousands of Indian students go abroad every year in order to get bet...

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Daily wage labourer donates land for midday in school

Daily wage labourer donates land for midday in sch...

July 16, 2018

In a heart-warming gesture, a daily wage labourer is West Bengal donated a part of his land in order to provide a shelter to school students to have their midday meals.

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ReUnite – An app launched to track missing children

ReUnite – An app launched to track missing c...

July 11, 2018

Thousands of children go missing in India every year. According to the Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, about 2, 50,000 children have been registered as missing from 2012 to 2017. Tracking those children and rescuing them has always been a challenging...

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Are stray dogs a major problem in India?

Are stray dogs a major problem in India?

June 22, 2018

The Indian government has to come up with large scale interventions and organisations that can deal with the issue of stray dogs in India.

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Child labour in India

Child labour in India

June 12, 2018

In its 16th year , the focus of World day against child labour is 'to improve safety and health of the children; but with a big group of them still working in hazardous conditions in India, and being robbed of education, it seems a long way to minimise and then eradicate child la...

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The deadly Nipah Virus

The deadly Nipah Virus

June 9, 2018

The spread of Nipah Virus in the south Indian state of Kerala has affected the activities in the state in a huge way. Schools and colleges remain shut and business too has been affected badly. People in the region are avoiding travel and due to this, state transport corporation o...

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World Environment Day 2018: India suffocates in plastic

World Environment Day 2018: India suffocates in pl...

June 6, 2018

As India hosted World Environment Day yesterday taking the lead to fight plastic pollution, drains in Indian cities were being clogged with plastic bottles, bags and food wrappers. Though there are initiatives with a view to reduce plastic pollution, lack of public awareness and ...

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Rallying Call for a Disability-Inclusive Society

Rallying Call for a Disability-Inclusive Society

May 31, 2018

In a country where disability is often stigmatised, the differently-abled face a number of challenges – from lack of basic infrastructural facilities to sexual violence. Though both government and private players are recognising the need to focus on the differently-abled popula...

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India tops the world in internet shutdowns

India tops the world in internet shutdowns

May 28, 2018

According to the UNESCO report, almost half of the numbers of shutdowns in India have been enforced in the Kashmir valley alone for prolonged periods. Five of the six largest shutdowns recorded in the time span occurred in India.

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Six-month jail term for abandoning and abusing parents

Six-month jail term for abandoning and abusing par...

May 14, 2018

The government plans to increase jail term from three to six months for abusing or abandoning parents. The government also plans to widen the definition of children under the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007. The Narendra Modi led BJP government ...

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