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NGO series: Vaani – Sound of the soul

NGO series: Vaani – Sound of the soul

December 26, 2016

To inaugurate a series on Indian Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) and to hold a light to their noble contributions to make the world a better place, MIG chose to start with an organisation which is dealing with a major yet unnoticed problem – hearing impairment. Not only V...

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Four-tier GST bill structure proposed in India

Four-tier GST bill structure proposed in India

October 19, 2016

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council headed by the Indian Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, proposed a four-tier GST bill structure and rates on the first day of the GST meeting that is scheduled to run from October 18-20.

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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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Indian women honoured with UN Climate Solutions Award

Indian women honoured with UN Climate Solutions Award

October 7, 2016

Soon after India confirmed its intention to contribute towards climate change mitigation, the United Nations recognised 1,000 rural Indian women internationally on September 28, by honouring them with the ‘United Nations Momentum for Change Climate Change Award’, for their in...

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Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

Travel and Tourism Fair West Series 2016

October 3, 2016

More than 25,000 travel trade and general visitors attended the Travel and Tourism Fair (TTF) four-city road show seriesthat was organised in India in September 2016.

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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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Poor road infrastructure

Poor road infrastructure

August 2, 2016

The problem of poorly constructed roads is long engraved in India, not only in the rural areas but the issue concerns urban population alike. Potholes, roads under construction, poorly concreted speed breakers and down-and-out drainage system on the roads are a cause of increasin...

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Monsoon in Delhi brings Dengue outbreak fears

Monsoon in Delhi brings Dengue outbreak fears

June 30, 2016

As monsoon proceeded towards its commencement in April this year, there was a relief from mosquitoes causing dengue and malaria, but the city seems to be under the web of dengue fever yet again as the monsoon showers drench the city.

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Nearly 74 tigers died in India in six months

Nearly 74 tigers died in India in six months

June 29, 2016

India witnessed an increase of 500 tigers in April 2016 but things seem to be a little topsy-turvy with the death of about 74 tigers in the country.

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Why is India still not a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group ?

Why is India still not a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group ?

June 10, 2016

Where on one side India and U.S. are working shoulder to shoulder to help India enter into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), China and Pakistan are among other nations who are leading to oppose.

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Less Polluted Days Ahead?

Less Polluted Days Ahead?

May 17, 2016

According to a recent World Health Organisation report, New Delhi is at the 25th position among the most polluted cities crosswise the globe, while Patna, Gwalior and Raipur stand at sixth, tenth, and seventh position respectively. Delhi stands at the 25th position on the polluti...

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Drought Management in India

Drought Management in India

May 12, 2016

On May 11, the Supreme Court of India directed the government and some Indian states to forgo the current drought management system in the country and build a plan that is transparent and based on rules, to address a dramatic situation in many rural areas. As many Indian states w...

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