Priorities

People who risk their lives to build our Homes

The construction sector, today, is one of the biggest job providers. India has seen a construction boom in recent years as incomes rise and cities expand. According to a resea...

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Need for Clear and Concrete Mechanisms for reducing Air Pollution

According to the World Health Organization, India has nine of the world’s 10 most polluted cities, with hazardous urban smoke. Researchers say the country has ...

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‘Period hut’ kills a mother and her two sons in Nepal

Age-old practices have considered women to be impure during menstruation. The illegal practice of Chhaupadi is a tradition associated with the menstrual taboo i...

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Domestic violence, abuse and neglect reduce children’s growth and development

From birth to age five, a child’s brain develops more than at any other time in life. And early brain development has a lasting impact on a child’s ability to lear...

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Airports across India to be free of single-use Plastics

Plastic has become a part of our everyday life, no matter how much we deny it. Among them, the single-use plastic contributes to our day-day survival. Single-use plastics, oft...

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Amartya Sen: “Many institutions in the Country are under attack and their freedom encroached.”

The 85-year-old economist and philosopher, Amartya Sen came out in support of actor Naseeruddin Shah on Sunday, after he was involved in a major controversy over his rema...

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The Himalayan Superwomen: Midwives of Pakistan act as Life-savers

In Pakistan, for every 100,000 babies born, some 260 women die during childbirth. The country is one of 11 countries that comprised 65 per cent of global maternal deaths ...

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A Record 102 Women create history after being sworn into the US Congress

A record of 102 women elected to US Congress made history on Thursday. The new congresspeople who took the oath of office in the US House of Representatives included the first...

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Underwater Robots to set right the damaged Great Barrier Reef

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, which houses a range of diverse species, are struggling to survive due to the scorching heat and rapid increment in temperatures. Global ...

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Slow and Sustainable Fashion

Clothes shopping used to be an occasional event. It happened just a couple of times in a year. But few years ago, clothes became cheaper, trend changed and the people looked f...

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How much is too much? Over-involved parents doing more harm than good

Parents play a major role inculcating values in their children. In the modern era, paren...

January 18 2019

People who risk their lives to build our Homes

The construction sector, today, is one of the biggest job providers. India has seen a co...

January 18 2019

Harvest Festivals celebrated across the Country

In today’s world, there is so much of monotony and pressure in everyone’s li...

January 17 2019