Sustainable Development

Global Climate Action Summit 2018: ‘The Challenge is to Act Sooner’

CEO after CEO stood up to declare commitments to reducing carbon use, to everything they do now but cleaner and more efficiently in the Global Climate Action Summit held in Sa...

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Communication and Community Engagement - Key to Disaster Response

"I've got six new blankets piled up," said a Nepali man after the horrific 2015 earthquake in Nepal while what he really needed was some water and food. Time and again, such s...

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Set Screen Time Rules for Peace at Home

Dinner menu, grocery shopping, cinema in a theatre, weekend plans, speaking to family members, almost everything is just a click away today. Not just for parents, but for chil...

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Bill Gates salutes ‘Heroes from the Field’

Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates is a source of inspiration for many people. But, who were his inspirations, who shaped him to be the person that he...

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Child Health and Development Guidelines required to meet the 2030 SDGs

Millions of parents seek health care for their sick children everyday. They take them to hospitals, health centres, pharmacists, doctors and traditional healers. Despite the t...

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The Reasons why Girls drop out of School

According to a report by the World Bank, globally 89% of girl children complete primary education, but only 77% complete lower secondary education, this in most countries is j...

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Do Your Bit: Choose from the Many Alternatives to the Plastic Straw

A movement to ban disposable plastic straws is sweeping the world after gaining traction in cities and countries across the world, including India – where the country an...

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Empowering Adolescents through Collaboration

By delaying adolescent pregnancy, India could add an estimated 12 percent to its GDP, stated a report ‘Collaborative Force: Empowering 10 to 19’. The report furthe...

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Clean Atmospheric Water can be harvested by harnessing Natural Gas

Scientists from the University of Texas, Austin, may have figured out a way to kill two environmental birds with one stone. If we use waste products in the form of natural gas...

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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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The 9th Jagran Film Festival to conclude in style in Mumbai

The Jagran Film Festival (JFF), which is in the ninth edition of the series, comes ...

September 20 2018

Love is Not the Answer

Bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand’s latest novel is titled The Perfect Couple, b...

September 20 2018

Music Festivals in India that will Revive and Energize You

If there is one thing that helps everyone escape reality, it is music. A much-needed dos...

September 20 2018