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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.

Fighting against child marriage and dowry in Bihar

Oct 05, 2017 07:35 AM 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 11:34 AM 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 06:06 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 03:50 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 12:55 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 05:05 AM A new research explores the underlying social and cultural aspects of inter-state migration in India.

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