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E-learning platform for grassroots NGOs launched in India

The Change the Game Academy has been launched to help the local community welfare projects reap benefits of ‘Digital India.’

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Minister launches online directory for body donation

The Indian health minister also launched organ & whole body donation awareness campaign 2016 – 2017.

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Scheduled Tribes panel order on land transfers hailed

Scheduled Tribes panel order on unlawful land transfers is welcome in the interest of tribal peoples, said human rights watchdog, Amnesty.

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Big B appointed WHO goodwill ambassador for Hepatitis

Though preventable, viral hepatitis kills 410 000 people in South-East Asia every year, mostly people in their productive years.

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People with Parkinson’s disease can benefit from exercise

Parkinson's disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder, which means that the symptoms continue to worsen over time.

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Institutional reforms needed to end sexual violence

Executions will not eradicate violence against women, and authorities must not use this cruel punishment as a ‘quick-fix’ solution, says Amnesty.

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Saving sea cows helps ensure human food security

Seagrass meadows support fisheries across the Indo-Pacific, and are increasingly recognized for their ability to help mitigate the impacts of climate change.

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Intensifying efforts against neglected tropical diseases

WHO South-East Asia pledge resolved to further fast track efforts to eradicate, eliminate neglected tropical diseases.

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India's film board told to certify Lipstick Under My Burqa

Lipstick Under My Burqa wins against regressive social norms as the Indian film certification body, CBFC, had earlier refused to certify it.

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UNICEF vaccinates almost half of the world’s children

Despite progress, millions of children still miss out on life-saving immunization.

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Businesses urged for breakthrough innovation on SDGs

UN Global Compact calls on business to shift from incremental change to breakthrough innovation on the SDGs.

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Essential nutrients missing from 9 in 10 children's diets

In a Bangalore based study, it was found that up to 9 in 10 children's diets could be deficient in essential nutrients.

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UNGC unveils global opportunity explorer for businesses

The explorer is a digital platform connecting the global business community with access to business solutions around the SDGs.

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Assam’s two child draft policy makes women vulnerable?

The policy also suggests that people with more than two children will be ineligible for government jobs.

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Creating market opportunities to achieve the SDGs

UN Global Compact convenes 300 business leaders in India to take action on the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Liver diseases assume killer proportion in India?

Liver cancer is the fourth commonest cause of cancer in the world.

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Pakistan, China among world’s top executioners: study

Amnesty urges world’s biggest executioner China to come clean about ‘grotesque’ level of capital punishment.

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Rescuing underage girls out of India’s brothels ‘legally’

With the aim of taking underage girls out of India’s brothels and into the courts of law, world’s first School for Justice opens in India.

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Indian Parliament clears landmark HIV legislation

The new law bans discrimination against people living with and affected by HIV in India.

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New tool to track corporate transparency & sustainability

A new tool called Arabesque combines big data and artificial intelligence (AI) to launch a unique corporate transparency tool.

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