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Dr Sunita Narain to speak on 'Gandhi and Cities’ in IIT Madras webinar on Republic Day

Recently, Narain has been appointed as a member of One Health Global Leaders Group on Anti-microbial Resistance which reports to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Published on 22nd January 2021
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This organisation has been helping school children be prepared for disasters. Check out how they've been doing this 

The Foundation for Development Action has been working for decades to make the children of Kerala safer from natural and man-made disasters. We find out out more about 

Published on 20th January 2021
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Several UN agencies working closely with Indian authorities for massive vaccination programme

UN teams have monitored more than 4,000 vaccination sessions so far and have helped to train more than 300,000 vaccinators and healthcare workers

Published on 20th January 2021
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Here's all about the idea that took these 16-year-olds from Hyderabad to the United Nations

We find out how these 16-year-olds went from installing water filters to assembling kits for the needy. They have even been to UN's headquarters in New York to talk about their drinking water project

Published on 19th January 2021
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Do Indian states and UTs support innovation? Second edition of India Innovation Index to be launched on Wednesday

The release of the second edition of the index demonstrates the government's continued commitment towards transforming the country into an innovation-driven economy

Published on 19th January 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: When cyclist Lance Armstrong admitted to doping his way to Tour de France wins

In today's #TBT, we talk about that iconic interview of Lance Armstrong with Oprah Winfrey when he admitted to doping and broke all our hearts. Also do you know about the first complaint the UN heard?

Published on 19th January 2021
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Jagran Lakecity University names Dr Sandeep Shastri as its new Vice-Chancellor

Dr Sandeep Shastri is a renowned author, researcher, political strategist, international consultant, speaker, and has 13 books to his credit

Published on 12th January 2021
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Leaders at One Planet Summit will focus on protecting biodiversity and sustainable food production

Organisers hope to merge the fight against climate change and the preservation of biodiversity as experts say the two issues are interconnected and any solutions must be as well

Published on 11th January 2021
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Goa B-school signs MoU with Dhaka varsity to work on Sustainable Development Goals

GIM's Prof Divya Singhal said that jointly, the two agencies will identify suitable themes for the projects, identify students from respective institutes and then connect them to joint student groups

Published on 5th January 2021
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UNDP provides help for Fiji's schools affected by tropical cyclone Yasa

UN Resident Coordinator for Fiji Sanaka Samarasinha said one of their priorities is to ensure tents to be set up in schools as classrooms to meet the children's educational needs

Published on 29th December 2020
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Child labor in palm oil industry tied to Girl Scout cookies, finds Associated Press investigation

An Associated Press investigation found most  children earn little or no pay and are routinely exposed to toxic chemicals and other hazardous conditions, while som never go to school 

Published on 29th December 2020
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Great Learning students devise machine learning model to accurately predict perpetrators of a terror attack. Here's how

Their model examines crucial factors like the location of the attack, location type (e.g. private property, defence campus, etc.), mode of attack, and a lot more

Published on 24th December 2020
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Here's why December 11 is an important day for the children in India

On December 11, 1992, India signed the United Nations Conventions for Child Rights. We explain to you when UNCRC was adopted, who wrote it and how India went on to implement it
 

Published on 11th December 2020
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World Human Rights Day: 10 landmark events that shaped Human RIghts as we know it today

While the world is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, we take a chance to remind you of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10. It is celebrated as a World Human Rights Day

Published on 10th December 2020
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Gwalior, Orchha in UNESCO world heritage cities list: MP Government

An official of the government's public relations department on Monday said tourism experts have termed the inclusion as a major achievement for the state

Published on 7th December 2020

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