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World Cancer Day 2017: A report

World Cancer Day 2017: A report

February 4, 2017

Notwithstanding precautionary measures and awareness drives, cancer is spreading widely, killing approximately 8.8 million people annually worldwide. And thus, the focus this year is on early diagnosis.

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In an era of economic growth, women remain worse off

In an era of economic growth, women remain worse off

January 20, 2017

According to a recent report named ‘An economy for the 99 percent’ by Oxfam, an international confederation of charitable organisations focused on the alleviation of global poverty, the gap between rich and poor is far greater than had been feared. The report shows how our br...

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Trivia: the Indian Army

Trivia: the Indian Army

January 18, 2017

Founded on April 1, 1895, with the motto, ‘Service before Self’, the Indian Army has been working day and night since then to keep the nation sound and solid. And, not just that, they have achieved many milestones throughout their journey, which give us many reasons to be pro...

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National anthem made mandatory before film screenings in India

National anthem made mandatory before film screenings in India

December 2, 2016

In a bid to inject a nationalistic fervour among the citizens of India, the Supreme Court has instructed all cinema hall operators in the country to play the Indian national anthem before screening films.

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Indian PM seeks support of perturbed citizens

Indian PM seeks support of perturbed citizens

November 15, 2016

As India is in a state of turmoil after demonetisation of INR 500 and INR 1000 currency bills in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the citizens from Goa asking people for their support and to give him some time to settle the chaos.

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Indians switch to spontaneous travelling

Indians switch to spontaneous travelling

November 2, 2016

As youngsters in India are increasingly resorting to short weekend trips, a survey by OYO, an Indian hotel brand that owns, operates and aggregates standardised hotel rooms, shows that growing number of Indians are switching to spontaneous travel plans throughout the year.

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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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India ratifies the Paris Climate Agreement on October 2

India ratifies the Paris Climate Agreement on October 2

September 27, 2016

Though India was earlier reluctant to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement any time soon, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 25, 2016, announced that the country will ratify the accord on October 2 this year.

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

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

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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Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

Delhi government aims at establishing 42 Eco-forests

August 20, 2016

Aiming to increase green cover area in the Indian capital, the Delhi government is working on the development of 42 city forests in the city.

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Uttarakhand to open India’s first Tiger protect cell

Uttarakhand to open India’s first Tiger protect cell

August 17, 2016

Great deal of tigers have been killed in India in the recent past and to protect the endangered species, the country will soon be up with its first tiger cell in Dehradun (Northern India).

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