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A bibliophile’s dream

A bibliophile’s dream

January 12, 2018

Despite the infiltration of e-books and kindles in the market, book fairs in India are celebrated with fanfare. The 26th edition of the New Delhi World Book Fair is on in full force in the national capital, New Delhi, at Pragati Maidan (exhibition hall). The book fair started on ...

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Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

Paris enforces pollution diminution measures

December 15, 2016

Just like New Delhi, Paris has also been witnessing a severe rise in pollution levels lately. The French authorities have effectuated a series of action plans aimed at tackling air pollution in Paris, which can be an inspiring event for the Indian capital.

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Child trafficking ring busted in West Bengal

Child trafficking ring busted in West Bengal

November 29, 2016

Among a growing number of instances, a child trafficking racket was busted by local authorities in the state of West Bengal in India.

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UNICEF report links air pollution to deaths of 600,000 children yearly

UNICEF report links air pollution to deaths of 600,000 children yearly

November 1, 2016

Air pollution affects health and lives of children across the globe on a large scale, with India at a critical situation, as pointed out by a UNICEF report titled ‘Clear the Air for Children’.

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A glimpse of the festival of lights in New Delhi

A glimpse of the festival of lights in New Delhi

November 1, 2016

People in New Delhi celebrated Diwali, or Deepavali as it is popularly known in India, with an infectious enthusiasm and energy. Diwali is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in autumn across the nation. Spiritually, it signifies the victory of light over darkness and of good ...

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Diwali festivities illuminate India

Diwali festivities illuminate India

October 29, 2016

As India prepares to celebrate Diwali, the biggest and the brightest festival in the country, this Sunday, many people abroad also follow the trend. As the festivities have already begun, here is why the festival is considered auspicious and the most important.

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Dussehra fest in New Delhi

Dussehra fest in New Delhi

October 12, 2016

Dusshera, a major Hindu festival, was celebrated in India on October 11. Festivities begin nine days in advance before the D-day that marks the victory of good over evil. According to the Hindu mythology, Dussehra marks the day when lord Rama beheaded the evil demon Ravana who is...

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Climatic changes take a toll on life

Climatic changes take a toll on life

July 12, 2016

According to a latest report by World Health Organisation (WHO), the rapid changes in climate may increase global deaths by around 250,000 by the year 2030 and India can prove to be a major contributor in the destruction.

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Jammu & Kashmir schools open to differently-abled children

Jammu & Kashmir schools open to differently-abled children

June 24, 2016

More than 24,000 children with special needs have been enrolled in government schools in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir (North) and the state government is also making efforts to convert all existing schools differently-abled friendly.

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Inhumane trade

Inhumane trade

June 15, 2016

On the occasion of world day against child labour that was observed around the globe on June 12, 2016, 16 trafficked children were rescued from trains and placement agencies in New Delhi.

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Workshop for kids and parents at Dilli Haat

Workshop for kids and parents at Dilli Haat

June 7, 2016

As mercury is pushing up every day, outdoor activities are hard to organise for kids. Delhi Tourism has started a summer craft workshop for children at Dilli Haat, Janakpuri, including potter on wheel, tie and dye, Madhubani paintings, clay work, paper craft, fencing, patchwork, ...

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Environmental issues in New Delhi

Environmental issues in New Delhi

June 6, 2016

To address the environmental issues prevailing in the capital like trafficking of wildlife, reduced forest cover, increasing pollution and more, the city of New Delhi decided to try to walk on the green road.

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