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Fighting against child marriage and dowry in Bihar

Oct 05, 2017 01:05 PM Government of Bihar in technical collaboration with UNICEF is promoting the value of girls and ensuring access to opportunities.

Diabetes makes a person prone to silent heart attacks

Oct 04, 2017 05:04 PM A silent heart attack can happen to anyone, but people with diabetes are more predisposed to experience silent heart attacks.

Breastfeeding to help curb IMR in India

Jul 31, 2017 11:36 AM Post-delivery, a mother’s first initiative should be to establish a memorable skin to skin contact, writes Dr Dr Preeti Gangan.

The Smokeless Cookstove Revolution

Jul 31, 2017 09:20 AM The Smokeless Cookstove project helps saving one million lives by eliminating smoke from households!

Breastfeeding is a form of liquid gold

Jul 28, 2017 06:25 PM Breastfeeding is a form of liquid gold which has a great impact in reducing the chances of a mother with gestational diabetes, writes Dr Madhavi Latha.

Social aspects of migration transcend economic ones: study

Jun 30, 2017 10:35 AM A new research explores the underlying social and cultural aspects of inter-state migration in India.

Aluthgama, three years on

Jun 23, 2017 05:25 PM Three years later, it is clear that Dharga town has been changed by the violence wrought upon it.

Women's colleges foster leadership skills for young women

Jun 23, 2017 11:55 AM Women's colleges have excellent counselling centres, writes Adarsh Khandelwal, Co-founder, Collegify, a college consulting firm.

Urbanisation growing fast in India, so is extreme poverty

Jun 08, 2017 06:10 PM Cities in urban India are being continuously flooded with economically poor people, writes Akanksha Sharma.

Can crowdfunding help India’s 70 mn disabled people?

May 25, 2017 04:17 PM According to estimates based on statistics on an average one person gets disabled every minute in India.

PickUrFlick Indie film festival turns lens on social issues

May 22, 2017 10:00 AM The festival witnessed two World Premieres, five Asian Premieres and six Indian Premieres.

Leopard defenders in schools

May 04, 2017 11:51 AM The aim of the awareness workshop on leopard program is to connect kids with nature and to share some knowledge about the big cat.

Shaping the future of smart cities

May 02, 2017 03:21 PM Every aspect of urban life will be covered at the event, including smart governance, uninterrupted clean power and water supplies, smart environment and efficient solid waste.

Successful rare bone cancer surgery at Jaipur hospital

Apr 19, 2017 05:25 PM After being dismissed by several doctors for a decade, Manjit Singh, from Ganganagar district in Rajasthan, underwent life saving surgery at BMCHRC for rare cancer.

Breaking the silence can help people with depression

Apr 06, 2017 11:30 AM Majority of health experts believe that more than anything else people suffering from depression need to be heard.

The business of business is not limited to business alone

Mar 30, 2017 03:25 PM The Companies Act 2013 set the CSR ball rolling and made India Inc realize that charity must begin at home, and not just literally. But even as India Inc loosens its purse strings, there seems to be a long way to go.

Indian woman, founder of ‘Chaiwalis’, heads for Antartica

Feb 23, 2017 07:20 AM Known in the corporate world for her experience in corporate social responsibility and sustainability, Akanksha Sharma is all set for global expedition to Antartica.

No justice yet for Muzaffarnagar gang-rape survivors!

Feb 10, 2017 02:52 PM Even three years after Muzaffarnagar riots, there is no justice in sight for gang-rape survivors.

Indian Budget 2017: Old core, new essence

Feb 10, 2017 02:35 PM The 87th edition of the Indian Budget 2017 scores many firsts, writes Naina Gautam, a Delhi based researcher.

End impunity for buyers of sex, urge civil society actors

Feb 01, 2017 02:40 PM Global anti-trafficking movement actors gathered in New Delhi demanding an end to impunity of sex buyers and traffickers.

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