Society

When education brings along anxiety

When education brings along anxiety

March 15, 2020

Last year India ranked 140 among 156 nations in the World Happiness Report, seven runs lower than in 2018. Recently a survey revealed that students are not happy as they face increasing pressure with rise in the competitiveness in the academic field.

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Coronavirus scare: Masking the nation

Coronavirus scare: Masking the nation

March 15, 2020

With over 100 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country and two deaths, the scare of the virus has triggered a rising demand for face masks in India even as the government struggled, initially, to send out the right message. The growing surge in COVID-19 (2019-nCoV) cases in ...

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Viral Xenophobia

Viral Xenophobia

March 12, 2020

As the world grapples with the new virus, there’s a less talked about the side effect of coronavirus which is xenophobia The coronavirus has been dominating global headlines for the past few months, causing worldwide panic and mass hysteria. Stores around the globe have run out...

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Bill to ban misleading ads moved in Indian Parliament

Bill to ban misleading ads moved in Indian Parliam

March 2, 2020

The health ministry of Indian government has introduced a Bill in Parliament to ban misleading ads and proposing a penalty of INR five million and prison for five years on its violation.

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Fate of print media in the digital world

Fate of print media in the digital world

February 23, 2020

Magazines have always had a glamour and charm of their own. However, with the advent of internet and digital space, magazines and other print media has been facing challenges like loss of readership and dwindled sales. Nicholas Coleridge, former president of Condé Nast Internat...

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 20

February 11, 2020

The United Nations (UN) observes February 11 as International Day of Women and Girls in Science and this year it is celebrating the theme ‘Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth’.

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World Cancer Day: One in 10 Indians will develop cancer in their lifetime

World Cancer Day: One in 10 Indians will develop c

February 4, 2020

World Cancer Day is organised on February 4 every year by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)as an initiative under which the entire world can come together to fight against the global cancer epidemic. The theme for the years 2019-21 has been set as ‘I Am and I Wi...

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Interview: Rajendra Shende, chairman, Terre Policy Centre, member of governing body of World Peace University, Pune

Interview: Rajendra Shende, chairman, Terre Policy

February 2, 2020

Hailing from a spiritual family, living in a small village in Maharashtra, but equipped with an engineering degree from a reputed college, professor Vishwanath Karad, a leading educationist, has integrated spirituality, science and sustainability with the object of promoting inte...

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Non-cooperation movement

Non-cooperation movement

February 2, 2020

The year 2020 marks 100 years of the non-cooperation movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi as part of the Indian independence movement. A 100 years on, Indians are beginning to rediscover that even though we have stepped into a new century, the troubles we face stay the same, and s...

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India good place for living, but not for raising children or safety of women

India good place for living, but not for raising c

January 24, 2020

Though India has made a place in the best 25 countries to live in 2020, it seems it is not good enough for raising children or safety of women. Also it has not been working enough to promote equality and social mobility as it ranks seventh lowest in the Global Social Mobility lis...

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