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NGO series: Aasra – Suicide prevention

NGO series: Aasra – Suicide prevention

February 7, 2017

As close to 800,000 people in the world resort to suicide every year, there is an apparent need for psychological and social support. And, at the time when people want to stay at a safe distance from suicidal people, Aasra is just a phone call away!

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New Delhi set to implement action plan to fight pollution

New Delhi set to implement action plan to fight pollution

December 3, 2016

After New Delhi witnessed severe rising pollution levels this year, the Supreme Court of India showed a green signal Friday for taking forward an action plan aimed at establishing measures to tackle air pollution in the capital.

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Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

November 8, 2016

New Delhi is choking in its worst smog in 17 years as the little remaining clean air in the city has also waved a goodbye after the not so eco-friendly festive celebrations and the illegal crop burning in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), leading to a temporary closure of educ...

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Is New Delhi India’s stalking capital?

Is New Delhi India’s stalking capital?

October 10, 2016

New Delhi has been witnessing a lot of chaos in regard of stalking and rapes in the recent years. The number of stalking cases in the Indian capital have increased from 542 in 2014 to 1,128 in 2015 and the numbers have already reached to 670 this year until September, according t...

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MSF in New Delhi marked one year of Kunduz hospital attack in Afghanistan

MSF in New Delhi marked one year of Kunduz hospital attack in Afghanistan

October 7, 2016

Marking one year of attack on medical facilities in Afghanistan last year, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) trauma centre in Kunduz, Afghanistan, MSF India organised an event titled “Saving Lives, Staying Alive”on October 3, 2016 at the India Habitat ...

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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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Mercer’s quality of living survey

Mercer’s quality of living survey

February 24, 2016

Hyderabad is the best Indian city to live in, according to the world ranking of Mercer on quality of living. The city of the State of Telangana (South) is distinguished for the second year in a row in India by the consultancy survey, which underlines notably its relatively good p...

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Greenpeace report

Greenpeace report

February 24, 2016

Greenpeace says in its last report that India’s air pollution levels overtook that of China in 2015 for the first time in this century, after studying satellite data from American space agency NASA. The Non Governmental Organisation (NGO) adds that India’s pollution monitorin...

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Castes and quotas in India

Castes and quotas in India

February 22, 2016

The situation remains tense in northern India after some riots led by the influential Jat community where at least 19 were killed and 200 wounded these last three days and which resulted in water rationing and schools closures in the Indian capital, Delhi. Representatives of the ...

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