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India can lead the way in defanging the Defamation Laws

Women in India are fighting for their workplace equality and dignity. The recent issue of the hashtag #MeToo has ousted some powerful men in the Indian media and entertainment...

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Respect Human Rights to achieve Sustainable Development

An UN human rights expert urged the Cambodian Government to work more closely with civil society groups, and said the best way for the country to achieve a durable peace and s...

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In UK, Men still get paid 8.6% more on Average than Women

This year Equal Pay Day in the UK was acknowledged on November 10. The current Gender Pay Gap means women effectively earn less than men in Britain today. This day is referred...

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‘Terrorism a grave threat to Humanity’, India at the UN General Assembly

Terrorism is the most serious violation of human rights said India at the UN, urging the global community to take a resolute action against the menace in all its forms and man...

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Global Decline in Fertility Rates Shocking

There is a remarkable decline in fertility rates around the world which is leading to a “baby bust” in many countries including the UK, health experts have warned,...

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Increasing Temperatures Trigger a Response in the Plant’s RNA

A new study used rice seedlings to show that the stress of higher temperatures can trigger a response in the RNA of a plant to control the change in its environment. The stres...

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Increasing Human Activities is leading to Rapidly Decreasing Wilderness

The world’s last wilderness areas are rapidly disappearing. According to a recent study, between the years 1993 and 2009, an area larger than India was lost to settlemen...

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Toxic Air both Indoor and Outdoor kills 600,000 Children Each Year

The World Health Organization has revealed that the exposure to toxic air, indoor as well as outdoor, kills over some 600,000 children under the age of 15 every year.  Da...

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Valuing Girls over Boys puts Young Girls at Greater Risk of Mortality

A new study on child mortality shows that sexism is cancelling out girl’s inbuilt biological survival taken as an advantage since the early years. Researchers at Qu...

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An Insurance Policy to Save Trees from Extinction

The world is losing plants at an unprecedented rate. Trees may have to be grown in test tubes in the future as one in five of the world's species are belie...

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Compulsive Sexual Behaviour Disorder now as common as Depression

A new study reveals some 10 percent of men and seven percent of women struggle to contro...

November 16 2018

India can lead the way in defanging the Defamation Laws

Women in India are fighting for their workplace equality and dignity. The recent issue o...

November 16 2018

Come winter, Meghalaya celebrates the ‘100 Drum Wangala Festival’

The Wangala Festival of Meghalaya which is also known as the “100 Drum W...

November 15 2018