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Meet Odisha's Bichi bhai, who has been saving olive ridleys in Odisha for 23 years

Winner of the Biju Patnaik Award for Wildlife Conservation 2019 Bichitrananda Biswal has motivated and inspired many youngsters to take up the cause he fights for 

Published on 15th October 2019
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How Chennai-based Indian Youth Café is part of the Museum for the UN Live's My Mark: My City campaign

The youth organisation recently entered into a partnership with Museum for the United Nations to spark an online discussion to design environment-friendly cities of tomorrow

Published on 8th October 2019
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Mamata Banerjee announces all-women Kanyashree University and colleges across West Bengal

A one-time grant of Rs 25,000 is also given to girls once they attain the age of 18 years, provided they are engaged in the academic or occupational pursuit and unmarried

Published on 11th October 2019
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Gandhi Jayanti: Here's a look at some of the Mahatma's most famous statues around the world

On the Mahatma's 150th birth anniversary, we take a look at his statues from all over the world

Published on 1st October 2019
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A letter of solidarity to Greta Thunberg  from the Third World

How dare we allowed the climate to go berserk in the first place? Even though we accept that we destroyed it, we never really bothered to correct it

Published on 28th September 2019
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India responds to Khan's UN speech: We do not need anyone to speak on our behalf 

India exercised its right of reply to the statement made by Khan later on Friday and fielded its newest diplomat at its mission at the UN to fend off the allegations made by him

Published on 28th September 2019
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How Kerala's climate change champion Vishnu PR made his presence felt at the UN Climate Action Summit

Kerala-based Vishnu P R recently represented India at the UN Climate Action Summit. He tells us more about his C5 Foundation and how they are promoting sustainable living

Published on 27th September 2019
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PETA urges Air India to serve low-cost, vegan meals to its crew members and passengers

Research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition concluded that "the incidence of all cancers combined was lower among vegetarians than among meat-eaters"

Published on 20th September 2019
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Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: United Nations

Almost half of those deaths occurred during the first month of life, meaning that around 7,000 newborns still died every single day last year

Published on 19th September 2019
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This 8-year-old from Bengaluru is saving the environment by recycling pencil shavings

Sharanavya Sirish has made a prototype using pencil shavings, clay, glue and slime and termed it 'Claywood'

Published on 10th September 2019
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PM Modi to address annual UN General Assembly session on Sep 27 in New York

According to the list of speakers, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is scheduled to address global leaders on September 27

Published on 9th September 2019
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Kerala looking for United Nations' endorsement for its Anti-Human Trafficking Clubs

Crime Branch Inspector General S Sreejith, who is the nodal officer of State Anti-Human Trafficking Cell, said it was a first-of-its-kind project launched in 2016

Published on 2nd September 2019
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After Supreme Court gives 'permission slip', Jamia law graduate to finally see his parents in Kashmir

In his petition, Aleem said that there had been 53 instances of communication blackout in the area just this year and although it was common, the complete communication blackout was illegal 

 

Published on 28th August 2019
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Kovai students can make their voice heard at the UN, courtesy SSVM World Schools

The first chapter of IIMUN-Coimbatore was hosted at SSVM World Schools, Coimbatore, where around 800 students participated

Published on 23rd August 2019
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IIT Guwahati inducts 153 female students into BTech courses this year, but there's a long way to go

By doing so, it surpassed the target for female enrollment set by the JEE Apex Board Committee of 17 per cent. Most other IITs have ratios that aren't quite as robust

Published on 22nd August 2019

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