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Is India jumping the gun on e-cigarettes?

Jun 26, 2018 12:03 PM Studies show that e-cigarettes are less harmful as compared to normal cigarettes and it could be useful in quitting smoking.
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Bangalore the hub of girl child labour force in Karnataka

Jun 12, 2018 08:25 AM Karnataka has nearly half a million working children between the ages of 5-14 years.
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Rising heat wave risk looms for Pakistan

Jun 09, 2018 03:14 PM According to a published this month in the journal 'Atmospheric Research', Pakistan will be hit by heat waves with increasing frequency, duration, intensity. Heat wave forecasts suggest this year’s soaring temperatures are a sign of risks to come. The study prophesies that the incidence of heat waves could rise by 75 per cent in 2030 and 277 per cent by 2090.
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Refugees returning to a bleak welcome in Afghanistan

Jun 09, 2018 03:11 PM Returnees have critical assistance and protection needs and need support to access housing, health services, decent work and often with day to day items to re-build their lives.
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Plastic woes keep corporates on toes

Jun 08, 2018 01:22 PM Innovative initiatives are being used by corporates for creating environment friendly image in public.

Multiple initiatives dot Ganga rejuvenation plan

Jun 08, 2018 12:10 PM The Indian government has introduced several steps to protect Ganges but coordination among them is vital for delivering results.

India’s poorest homes still await electricity

Jun 04, 2018 06:39 AM The government says electricity has reached every village in India; but in most villages, the poorest homes are still not connected to the grid, a problem compounded in the Himalayas.

A portrait of a Karachi slum during a heatwave

Jun 02, 2018 03:35 PM As Pakistani NGOs and the government dispute how many have died in Karachi’s latest heatwave, the people who live in the city’s slums – those most vulnerable – are still ignored

Making small choices for a plastic-free life

Apr 22, 2018 11:42 AM Students at a Noida based management institution have successfully weaned off from consuming products that come in plastic packaging.

Drawing attention to the plight of Kashmiri weavers

Mar 09, 2018 10:05 AM Designer duo Ashima-Leena showcased a collection in New Delhi to pay homage to the craftsmen of Kashmir valley who live in the circumstantial chaos and turmoil conditions.

Women bikers explore ‘sisterhood’ on Delhi roads

Mar 07, 2018 06:05 AM The riders found the ride engaging and said such rides are important to build a strong community of women riders.

Stop It: A movie that wants women to speak up

Mar 01, 2018 08:20 AM This movie endeavours to raise awareness on crimes against women by encouraging girls and women to come out of their cocoons of silence.

Creating awareness for women’s safety through workshops

Feb 22, 2018 10:20 AM CrossBow Miles strives to empower India for women’s safety by enabling women to become change makers for themselves.

Budget 2018: Hits for some, misses for others

Feb 15, 2018 02:05 PM While Budget 2018-2019 emphasises on generating productive and gainful employment for farmers and landless families, more needs to be done to enable the intended beneficiaries reap benefits.

Male involvement crucial for gender justice

Jan 25, 2018 10:15 AM Men in Indian societies exercise both social and economic power over women and it is this unequal gender order that needs to be addressed.

Jaipur Litfest 2018: Using literature to check global green woes

Jan 24, 2018 01:15 PM The 11th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival will initiate serious dialogue to save oceans, rivers, mountains, forests and wildlife.

A first-of-its kind exhibition of frog artifacts from around the world

Jan 15, 2018 06:28 AM The exhibition is a unique event highlighting the role of art in conservation and how it can help build conversations around issues that need prominence.

Working for a self-sustained society in Manipur

Dec 29, 2017 09:33 AM Rythm Foundation is helping people in Manipur through social empowerment.

Afghan women journos empower voices against violence

Dec 11, 2017 02:50 AM A group of women reporters in Afghanistan have come together to fight everyday harassment of women the landlocked country.

The long reach of drug addiction in India

Dec 05, 2017 04:35 AM India must make a quick move for addressing the lack of professional addiction treatment centers, writes Dr Tonmoy Sharma.

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