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Bengaluru youth to represent India at FIFA fest in Moscow

The festival aims to demonstrate the impact that that football can have on pursuing developmental goals.

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India’s first digital sanitary pad bank steps into second year

A nonprofit, Tee Foundation sanitary pad bank, provides free sanitary napkins to tribal women and non-tribal women among others.

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Delhi groundwater is full of arsenic and fluoride: report

While arsenic is carcinogenic, high nitrate levels are known to cause methemoglobinemia, or ‘blue baby’ disease.

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NTPC showcases India’s green power in Kenya

In an exhibition in Kenya, NTPC showcased India’s contribution in using greener ways for curbing environmental problems.

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Using basketball for empowering underpriviliged children

The benefits of sports reach beyond the impact on physical well-being, write Usha Sundar, Director of Operations, Hi5 Youth Foundation.

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Biocon, Bharti Foundation shine at IICSR awards

The awards celebrate business excellence and innovation in Corporate Social Responsibility across a broad range of disciplines.

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Big B urged to disassociate himself from Horlicks

Indian think tank NAPi has expressed shock over Amitabh Bachchan, who is a celebrity of the millennium, supporting brand building of ‘Horlicks’ which is a sugary product.

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India-UN fund okays projects in 25 developing countries

The India-UN Development Partnership Fund has forged partnerships with 25 partner countries on 22 development projects during its first year.

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Refugees returning to a bleak welcome in Afghanistan

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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Rising heat wave risk looms for Pakistan

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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UNICEF says half of Afghan children out of school

Nearly 3.7 million Afghan children are missing out on school, due to on-going conflict, grinding poverty, and discrimination against girls, according to a new report from the UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF.

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India’s hydro generation dips below 10% in 2017-18

Looking at the trends, the total hydropower generation is likely to remain below 10% of total power generation in coming many years.

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UN and Myanmar agree on Rohingya return

An Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the government of Myanmar and the United Nations for creating the right conditions for the safe return of over 700,000 Rohingya refugees, in case they are willing to return to their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine province.

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India’s poorest homes still await electricity

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.

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Action now is critical: UN Environment chief

UN Environment Chief Erik Solheim has said that the World Environment Day (WED) 2018 to be hosted by India on Tuesday is expected to be the most "exciting and inspiring WED ever".

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Sterlite firing: Young men fear arrest, torture

A preliminary report of a People's Inquest provides an account on the violation of human rights of people protesting the Sterlite copper smelter plant. It notes that many people have been rounded up and beaten by police.

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UN, IIFA join forces to unleash ‘beat plastic pollution’

The campaign is a clarion call for action for the world to come together and reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution.

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Ashden sustainability awards for three Indian firms

Three Indian firms have been globally recognized for their green energy solutions.

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Farmers across South Asia up in arms

The sight of Indian farmers spilling their produce on highways might be an unusual one, but the farm crisis spreads across much of the region.

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India braces for the plastic challenge

With politicians, celebrities and civil society joining hands to combat the menace, tackling plastic promises to become the new agenda.

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