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Delhi Government resolute about curbing pollution in NCR

Delhi Government resolute about curbing pollution

September 7, 2016

The Government of Delhi has been making various efforts to bring down the pollution levels in the capital, which is also one of the most polluted cities in the world. The National Green Tribunal will be hearing the case on ban of diesel vehicles today.

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Innovative ventures by students raising awareness

Innovative ventures by students raising awareness

September 7, 2016

Students in #Tamil Nadu crowd-funded a toilet for their friend who lacked the #basic necessity at home. In some other cases, students have been #victims of #exploitation. A #video displaying a teacher from #Chhattisgarh asking his students to give him a #massage went #viral on in...

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Zika threat serious, India cautious

Zika threat serious, India cautious

September 7, 2016

India looking into the potential threat Zika virus poses in the country after more than 250 cases reported in Singapore.

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Mixed opinions prevail over the canonization of Mother Teresa

Mixed opinions prevail over the canonization of Mo

September 5, 2016

On a rainy Sunday in Kolkata, as believers of humanity from across the world gathered at the Mother House, the headquarters of Missionaries of Charity,critics came down heavily on the canonization of Mother Teresa. Social media saw heated debates over whether Mother Teresa was th...

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Workers across India exercise a day-long strike for better pay

Workers across India exercise a day-long strike fo

September 3, 2016

An All-India bandh (strike) was held yesterday, called by trade unions across the country, demanding for better terms of work and a look into setting minimum wages according to current price realities.

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Crimes against women in India slightly decline

Crimes against women in India slightly decline

September 1, 2016

The percentage of criminal cases against women in India declined in 2015 on a yearly basis, but still, approximately 95 women are raped in the country every day, which is a huge cause of concern for women safety.

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Workshop held in India to provide access to Green Climate Fund

Workshop held in India to provide access to Green

August 31, 2016

Green Climate Fund hosted the inaugural workshop of Private Sector Facility on Monday,in New Delhi, a first of its kind in India, aimed at showing the private sector its possible role in tackling the effects of climate change.

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India’s tuberculosis problem worse than previously assumed, says study

India’s tuberculosis problem worse than previous

August 26, 2016

India has about two to three times higher number of cases of tuberculosis (TB) than current official estimates show, a new study published on Thursday in the Lancet Journal suggests.

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Authorities in India to discourage obscenity against women on social media

Authorities in India to discourage obscenity again

August 25, 2016

Witnessing increasing emotional abuse against women on social media platforms, the Ministry of Women and Child Development in India is all set to launch a social campaign to discourage people from using obscene words for women.

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Indian will ban commercial surrogacy

Indian will ban commercial surrogacy

August 25, 2016

#India has banned commercial #surrogacy. This decision was taken at a high level during a #Federal Cabinet meeting chaired by# Prime Minister #Narendra Modi. As a result it will stop single women from acting as surrogate mothers to crack down on what the government calls exploita...

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