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Article Indian woman, founder of ‘Chaiwalis’, heads for Antartica
Known in the corporate world for her experience in corporate social responsibility and sustainability, Akanksha Sharma is all set for global expedition to Antartica.
Article No justice yet for Muzaffarnagar gang-rape survivors!
Even three years after Muzaffarnagar riots, there is no justice in sight for gang-rape survivors.
Article Indian Budget 2017: Old core, new essence
The 87th edition of the Indian Budget 2017 scores many firsts, writes Naina Gautam, a Delhi based researcher.
Article India in desperate need of a public cord blood bank
More than 28 years after the first successful umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant was done in France, India is still to discover its vast potential, Dr Rahul Bhargava.
Article 2016: The year when solar went mainstream in India
The share of solar as a contributor to the overall power supply in India will only go bigger, writes Divyanshu Sachdev.
Article Karmaveer Puraskaar for Harshit's efforts in Himalayan villages
Karmaveer Puraskaar is given to individual citizens, and not organizations, for excellence in promoting social justice and action.
Article New initiative to help physically challenged on finger tips
‘Divyang – Ek Ummeed’ is an initiative for the physically challenged by an IIT alumnus from Kanpur.
Article Governance: Crucial for improving health system purchasing
There is no single model of purchasing which can be applied to all health systems, writes Dr Rajmohan Panda, Senior Public Health Specialist, Public Health Foundation of India.
Article India needs to strengthen supply of fruits and vegetables
Fresh and raw fruits and vegetables (FVs) are the richest sources of these micronutrients, writes Shweta Khandelwal.
Article Almost 2 mn Indians die from stroke every year!
While stroke is a major public health concern worldwide, the burden on India has been increasing at an alarming rate, writes Dr Amit Aslam Khan.
Article Away from mother’s lap and dad’s sight
An undergraduate student of mass communication in Delhi NCR region expresses her anguish over the unwelcome touches that kids experience in our society.
Article Alternate infrastructure: key to reducing carbon foot prints
According to Ashok Khosla of Development Alternatives the model of development post-1990s economic liberalisation, is leading to vast environmental degradation.
Article Scaling up mental health services; Making it happen through mann-kaksh
Mental health of a population is very closely linked with the overall development of the society, writes Rahul Shidhaye.
Article BRICS countries need an economy of entrepreneurs!
E-market platforms in all the BRICS countries could enable MSMEs to access local and global clientele, writes Mazher Hussain.
Article Newlyweds host blood stem cell recruitment drive
Contrary to the pomp and show, a newly-wed couple celebrated their wedding by supporting a humanitarian cause.
Article Kalki, an Indian Transgender artist seeks crowdfunding for a cause
Kalki primarily aims at representing different perspectives as well as the discrimination faced by the transgender community in society.
Article Armed with a brush, a dalit fights paralysis with miniature art
A dalit man from southern Rajasthan got a new lease of life both economic and social after a fatal accident left him crippled for life.
Article Do our health systems promote gender equality?
Gender gaps still plague all the efforts put into strengthening health systems, write Madhu Deshmukh and Ravi Verma.
Article Virtual Classrooms supplement nursing education in Bihar
Bihar is a pioneer in using Virtual Classrooms for strengthening nursing institutions in the state.
Article Panchayat manages its own safe water supply in fluoride affected village in Bihar
Khaira villagers support PHED to set up two mini water supply plants and a Water Vending Machine (also called as water ATM) to avoid consumption of fluoride contaminated groundwater.
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