Society

Tata Trusts and GE Healthcare tie up for skill development

Tata Trusts and GE Healthcare tie up for skill dev...

October 18, 2016

Tata and GE healthcare entered into an agreement to provide training to 10,000 Indian graduates over the next three years in various technical sectors in healthcare, as revealed in an announcement made yesterday.

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Differently-abled employees in India

Differently-abled employees in India

October 15, 2016

Though many organisations in India are ignorant about the inclusion and rehabilitation of disable persons, various others are recognising the need to tap the differently-abled population; despite the challenges.

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Indians strive to make children ‘equally-abled’

Indians strive to make children ‘equally-abled...

October 15, 2016

With a tally of four medals at the Rio Paralympics 2016 from the country’s biggest contingent ever, demand for greater attention towards sports as an integral part of the curriculum for the specially-abled children is now gaining impetus.

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Civil society meets before BRICS 2016 in India

Civil society meets before BRICS 2016 in India

October 14, 2016

With the BRICS Summit commencing in Goa, India, civil society members from the BRICS countries engaged in discussions over the perceived shortcomings and failures of institutionalised spaces in dealing with global challenges.

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Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague to probe allegations against the company

Monsanto Tribunal in The Hague to probe allegation...

October 13, 2016

The Monsanto Tribunal, to be held in The Hague to investigate the alleged crimes committed by Monsanto, is about to commence and organisations from around the world, including in India, are hoping for a major precedent to be set in international law.

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Ecological effects of idol immersions

Ecological effects of idol immersions

October 13, 2016

Navratri celebrations just concluded in India. The nine days of worshipping, singing, dancing, feasting and fasting ended on the tenth day with immersion of idols of Goddess Durgain the holy Yamuna River. While many people remain oblivious toissues pertaining to pollution, many h...

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Metropolis MD Ameera Shah speaks on building a healthcare empire

Metropolis MD Ameera Shah speaks on building a hea...

October 12, 2016

The healthcare sector in India has seen many challenges but private sector initiatives are gradually making a determined progress by providing quality diagnostic centres and services across the country and beyond.

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Is New Delhi India’s stalking capital?

Is New Delhi India’s stalking capital?

October 10, 2016

New Delhi has been witnessing a lot of chaos in regard of stalking and rapes in the recent years. The number of stalking cases in the Indian capital have increased from 542 in 2014 to 1,128 in 2015 and the numbers have already reached to 670 this year until September, according t...

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Indian women honoured with UN Climate Solutions Award

Indian women honoured with UN Climate Solutions Aw...

October 7, 2016

Soon after India confirmed its intention to contribute towards climate change mitigation, the United Nations recognised 1,000 rural Indian women internationally on September 28, by honouring them with the ‘United Nations Momentum for Change Climate Change Award’, for their in...

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MSF in New Delhi marked one year of Kunduz hospital attack in Afghanistan

MSF in New Delhi marked one year of Kunduz hospita...

October 7, 2016

Marking one year of attack on medical facilities in Afghanistan last year, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) trauma centre in Kunduz, Afghanistan, MSF India organised an event titled “Saving Lives, Staying Alive”on October 3, 2016 at the India Habitat ...

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