Society

Eliminating hunger by 2030 need not be a lost cause

Eliminating hunger by 2030 need not be a lost caus...

November 10, 2022

Findings in the latest report by Global Hunger Index on the situation of hunger worldwide should not have been a surprise most experts had been warning that hunger was becoming more widespread due to numerous factors like drop in harvests due to climate change, the Ukraine war an...

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Amidst chaos in HQ, Twitter’s position in India ominous

Amidst chaos in HQ, Twitter’s position in India ...

November 7, 2022

Friday November 4 is a date that few Twitter employees are likely to ever forget. Most of them are doomed to spend their day or perhaps the entire weekend to see if they have a job to return to on Monday as yet another idiosyncratic policy implemented by the new boss, world’s r...

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Political cartoons in India: Rich legacy, hazy future

Political cartoons in India: Rich legacy, hazy fut...

November 2, 2022

October 24 marked the 100th birth anniversary of renowned cartoonist R K Laxman,  whose creation “The Common Man” in You Said It, a daily strip published in a leading newspaper of India, seemed to resonate with all Indians as it evoked the problems or issues of the day, that...

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On World Teachers’ Day, UNESCO rings alarm over shortage of teachers

On World Teachers’ Day, UNESCO rings alarm over ...

October 5, 2022

Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Audrey Azoulay, has expressed grave concern over the severe shortage of teachers in schools which threatens the objective of achieving universal basic education by the year 2030, as...

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New trial in Glasgow University offers hope for Crohn’s disease patients

New trial in Glasgow University offers hope for Cr...

October 1, 2022

The recent decades have been characterised by spread of several lifestyle-related diseases as people around the world move to a more sedentary life, along with a deterioration in eating habits, moving towards fast food or junk foods, loaded with fats and calories and lacking basi...

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Glasgow University team develops simple test to detect kidney disease

Glasgow University team develops simple test to de...

September 21, 2022

A simple blood and urine test can identify those most at risk of severe complications of chronic kidney disease. However, despite being recommended by the British government in 2021, many patients and doctors remain unaware of the test’s life-saving potential. New research, led...

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On Indian Teachers’ Day a message to today’s teachers

On Indian Teachers’ Day a message to today’s t...

September 5, 2022

On this Indian Teachers’ Day, I would like to draw a comparison between the teachers of yesteryears and the teachers of the present. Gone are those days where a child at school looked up to the teacher as the supreme mentor in their lives. Whatever the teachers said was GodR...

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Interview with Himanshu Talwar

Interview with Himanshu Talwar

August 29, 2022

Switching from speaking Spanish with a Latin American flair to learning the Japanese way of life and their language is not something many Indians, especially those who have grown up in India, would be able to handle. But successfully achieving this huge career switch and overcomi...

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Demands of justice for Bilkis Bano ring loud in Jantar Mantar in New Delhi

Demands of justice for Bilkis Bano ring loud in Ja...

August 27, 2022

Over 300 persons, mainly women belonging to various human rights groups, staged a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday as part of the ongoing, nationwide protests against the remission granted by Gujarat government to 11 persons convicted of gang-rape and murder in t...

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State of Women in India (1947-2022)

State of Women in India (1947-2022)

August 15, 2022

75 years after Independence, MIGTV looks at the progress made by Indian Women towards Equality & Empowerment. Though India is a male-dominated society and women are oppressed, Indian women have made some progress towards equality, through better education, health and employme...

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