Priorities

When the necktie was described in Hindi as Kant-Lungoth

“They were there You thought- always in your care But they grew up and drifted away Even as my hairs grew grey, And they in turn will find That it’s all we pr...

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Living standards will decline as South Asia’s heat rises

This summer, at 42.6°C, July 25 was the hottest day ever in Paris. Halfway across the globe, Delhi recorded its hottest day at 48°C on June 10.  Over the past de...

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These are the world’s 100 most influential people in gender policy this year, researchers say.

Michelle Obama, Melinda Gates and the IMF’s Christine Lagarde have been named among the world’s most influential people in gender policy this year. Apolitical, a ...

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Global leaders join forces to save tropical forests and boost sustainable growth

Lima, Perú - More than 300 global and regional leaders, government representatives, executive officers of multinational companies, civil society, practitioners, fa...

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Turning Air Pollution Into Art

Artists are known to take inspiration from the world around them. So it’s no surprise that some have begun shining light on one of the most pressing environmental issues...

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Adolescent Health: The Missing Population in Universal Health Coverage

The Sustainable Development Goals and global political momentum behind Universal Health Coverage (UHC) offer significant opportunities to build collective global and national ...

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Iranian human rights lawyer jailed for 38 years and sentenced to 148 lashes

Iran has sentenced 55-year-old lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh to 148 lashes and 38 years in prison over her defense of women defying the&n...

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Pope urges public authorities to work for our common home, the Earth

On April 27th, Saturday, Pope Francis encouraged public authorities in the Vatican with some 100 presidents and representatives of the Union of the Provinces of Italy (UPI) to...

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UN recommends only one hour of screen time for kids under 5

The World Health Organization, in a recent campaign stated that toddlers should spend no more than 60 minutes passively watching a screen every day, while babies under 12 mont...

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Thousands march in support of women’s rights in Jakarta

On Saturday, the 27th April, thousands of people marched from Jalan Sudirman road to the National Monument (Monas) in Jakarta - for the 2019 Women’s March to support wom...

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Witchy Brew

In common usage, the word chudail describes an aggressive or quarrelsome woman—cou...

November 30 2019

Back to Basics: Political Organizations in India

In progress and evolution, few basics always remain fundamental to any system or organiz...

November 30 2019

Simran Puri’s Kangan

Women are equals now by law but back then it was different… The story unfolds am...

November 1 2019