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Smart Starts feat. Flying Fur

Smart Starts feat. Flying Fur

October 14, 2019

Flying fur is a Delhi based start-up that provides grooming facilities for our furry friends at their doorsteps. A network of six well-equipped vans, this three-year-old parlour on wheels provides an array of grooming facilities from simple clean-up to aroma therapies for both ca...

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Suicide prevention in India needs multi-pronged approach

Suicide prevention in India needs multi-pronged ap

September 21, 2019

According to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) latest report released a day before World Suicide Prevention Day, India has the highest suicide rate in the South-East Asian region with 16.5 suicides per 100,000 people.

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Transgender Bill falls short of expectations

Transgender Bill falls short of expectations

August 30, 2019

On August 5, the Lok Sabha passed two important Bills- the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019 and the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2019- but they were overshadowed by the announcement of Centre’s decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Major Dhyan Chand: The Indian hockey wizard

Major Dhyan Chand: The Indian hockey wizard

August 29, 2019

Major Dhyan Chand is synonymous to hockey in India. Famed for his excellent skills in the sport, Chand was a hockey stalwart who brought home three Olympic gold medals. While global names like Adolf Hitler also acknowledged his excellence, the legend died in grave financial troub...

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Bonesetting- A 3000 year old practice

Bonesetting- A 3000 year old practice

August 22, 2019

The Lajpat Rai Market in Chandni Chowk, one of Delhi’s oldest areas, is a hub of electronic goods and repairing. From a transistor to broadcasting systems, from LEDs to HMIs, here you can buy anything and yes, even get them repaired! However, it’s not just the electronic part...

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Persons With Disabilities
Cheap thrills on the Indian streets

Cheap thrills on the Indian streets

August 17, 2019

Added to another chapter of the recreational drugs in India are the bhang balls, colloquially called bhola, available in dirt-cheap prices. While the trend of this recreational drug is rising, the health effects are still debatable.

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India’s deadly sewers

India’s deadly sewers

August 1, 2019

Even though manual scavenging was prohibited by the union government two decades ago, it still continues to be practiced in the states of India. According to a report 50 workers have died cleaning sewers in the first six months of 2019.

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Two decades of the historical Kargil war victory

Two decades of the historical Kargil war victory

July 26, 2019

Twenty years earlier, on this day, the Indian army etched a historic victory in Kargil by regaining control over the strategically important peaks that had been intruded by the Pakistani army. With this year's theme of Kargil Vijay Diwas being ‘Remember, Rejoice and Renew’, t...

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Indian kids are the most cyberbullied in the world, says report

Indian kids are the most cyberbullied in the world

July 23, 2019

As technology gets more entangled with our social presence, cyberbullying is becoming a great concern for social media users.

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