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Filmmaker’s house raided for making hard-hitting Documentaries

Not many days after the release of filmmaker Divya Bharathi’s upcoming documentary, Orutharum Varela’s trailer – which garnered over 40,000 views in few days...

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World Bank sanctions $300 Million to strengthen India’s Energy Efficiency

India’s climate change commitments to reduce carbon intensity by 33-35 percent by 2030 from 2005 level will require a significant focus on energy efficiency improvements...

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Posting a Dancing Video a Crime in Conservative Iran

How often do you come across videos of women dancing on your social media feeds? Probably, frequently, if not every day. Like millions of other Iranians and people all over th...

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A New Drug to reduce Maternal Deaths during Childbirth

A recent World Bank data puts the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) for India reported in 2015 at 174 per 100,000 live births, which is a significant decline from the 215 figure ...

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Let Live the next Spider you come across in your Home

Here's a little request. Please don't kill spiders the next time you see them in your home. I know it’s difficult to not kill them, given the fact that they are creepy a...

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Frida Kahlo – An Inspiration to the Oppressed and the Victimised

On 6th July 2018, the world celebrated the 111th birthday of Frida Kahlo – one of the most celebrated artists whose works and life continue to captivate the world. She w...

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India’s Biggest Challenge will be to address Modern Poverty

Last September, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its annual Goalkeeper’s report, highlighting the extraordinary progress made in reducing extreme poverty a...

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Policy Level Changes required to make Women Economically Empowered

Many articles state that financial literacy and education are the key to making women economically more empowered. Financial literacy can empower women to develop a financial ...

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A Nepalese Superstition that is costing Women their Lives

In the first week of January 2018, Gauri Bayak, 23, Nepalese by nationality, was sleeping in a hut during her menstrual period. She was found dead the next morning by her neig...

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The SDG Report Card 2018: A Reality Check

It is indeed true that the World Bank is one of the world’s largest producers of development data and research. Following the World Report 2018, World Bank has released ...

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Dhadak – A Simple Love Story that highlights Shocking Truths of our Society

Cast: Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter, Ashutosh Rana Director: Shashank Khaitan Producer...

July 20 2018

An Artist’s Political Awakening: From painting Moods of the Season to reflecting the Human Condition Today

Today, an Indian artist can’t venture into areas where angels fear to tread. Repre...

July 20 2018

Netflix makes History with 112 Emmy Nominations this Year

It's one of those highly awaited times in Hollywood as Emmy nominations are announced. A...

July 20 2018