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Besides Draupadi Murmu, 5 Tribal Women You Should Know About

Besides Draupadi Murmu, 5 Tribal Women You Should ...

August 12, 2022

The recent election of Draupadi Murmu as the first tribal President of India has put the focus on the state of tribal communities, especially the women. Beyond Murmu, there are many tribal women who have been taking up the cause of their community and fighting for not only protec...

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India finish 4th with 61 medals in Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

India finish 4th with 61 medals in Birmingham Comm...

August 9, 2022

At the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022 that concluded on Monday night, India finished its campaign with the total tally of 61 medals, taking the fourth position in terms of medals. gaining its 4th position. On the face of it, with five fewer medals, India slipped one place fro...

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Secret behind traditional bride price of INR 12 in Santhal wedding

Secret behind traditional bride price of INR 12 in...

August 8, 2022

A traditional Santhal marriage, known as ‘Hor Bapla’ in Santhali, is one of the most complex, social and religious ceremonies of the Santhals living in a vast territory in eastern India and even Nepal and Bangladesh. The Santhali wedding season begins in the month of Falgun (...

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Marking birth centenary of SUCI founder Comrade Shibdas Ghosh

Marking birth centenary of SUCI founder Comrade Sh...

July 30, 2022

August 5 2023 will mark 100 years since the birth of prominent Communist leader of India, Shibdas Ghosh, who was the Founder General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Centre of India – Communist. In order to honour its founder-leader, SUCI (Communist) has organised a year-long c...

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Reluctant to adopt, Indians turn to IVF

Reluctant to adopt, Indians turn to IVF

July 25, 2022

In 2009, Rinki Kumari (name changed) got married to Sonu Kumar in Hajipur district of Bihar. The couple wanted to have a child after a year of marriage, but Kumari could not conceive. After 4 miscarriages, the couple abandoned the hope of having a baby. The repeated failure to ha...

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Femina Miss India Second Runner Up 2022 visits NGO Aarohan

Femina Miss India Second Runner Up 2022 visits NGO...

July 21, 2022

  To spread the message about the crucial importance of education in the modern society, second runner-up Femina Miss India 2022 Shinata Chauhan visited Aarohan, an NGO in New Delhi that works to promote education and skill development amongst underprivileged children as wel...

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Tribal woman’s murder in Guna puts spotlight on tribal rights

Tribal woman’s murder in Guna puts spotlight on ...

July 8, 2022

On July 2, Rampyari Bai, a tribal lady was fighting for her life after allegedly being set on fire by a group of individuals in the Dhanoria village of Madhya Pradesh, for rebuffing their attempt to invade her family land. The victim was battling for her life with severe burn inj...

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Deficient, erratic Monsoon 2022 hits sowing operations

Deficient, erratic Monsoon 2022 hits sowing operat...

July 2, 2022

As it completed its first full month across the country on June 30, the Monsoon 2022 have been rather awry, with almost all regions receiving a mix of excess or deficient rains. India as a whole received 171.5 mm rainfall this June, 5 pc lower than the normal 180.8 mm. The variat...

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World set to miss adult education SDG targets

World set to miss adult education SDG targets

July 1, 2022

Nations around the world have committed to eradicating adult illiteracy as part of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal of providing education for all by the year 2030. However, with barely eight years to go, even as the world struggles with bringing children’s educa...

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Rising suicide rates reflect mental illness: GoodLives

Rising suicide rates reflect mental illness: GoodL...

June 25, 2022

On June 18th and 19th, an unusual sight greeted shoppers at Connaught Place in New Delhi. As they strolled past a kiosk, they were invited to have a cup of tea and talk about their problems, whatever it was that they were facing or things that worried them or scared them. Over th...

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