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UN chief suspends rotation, deployments of peacekeepers till June 30 amid COVID-19 crisis 

He said to prevent and contain the risk of transmission of the virus, rotation and deployments of uniformed personnel individual officers and formed, police and military units has been suspended

Published on 8th April 2020
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Here's how Coursera is filling the gap in the education sector by providing online courses for free during lockdown

Raghav Gupta, Managing Director, India and APAC, Coursera tells us how the edtech platform is offering courses for free to institutes amid the Coronavirus lockdown 

Published on 7th April 2020
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Melbourne University reserachers find risk of armed conflict higher after climate-related disasters

According to the researchers from the University of Melbourne, the risk for armed conflict is higher after a climate-related disaster

Published on 5th April 2020
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Amidst the lockdown, this NGO is distributing relief material in the slums of Ganjam and Bhubaneswar

VIEWS is an NGO which is distributing food baskets and hygiene kits so that those living in the slum areas in Bhubaneswar and Ganjam don't face the brunt of the severe lockdown implemented in Odisha

Published on 3rd April 2020
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Angelina Jolie does her bit to feed underprivileged kids

She has given $1 million to the charity No Kid Hungry, which says it has so far spread $2 million across 30 states to feed low-income children and their families

Published on 27th March 2020
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UN launches new global platform to keep information networks 'safer, stronger' during COVID-19 pandemic

Telecommunication networks have never before been as vital to "our health and safety, and to keep our economy and society working" as they are during the current crisis

Published on 24th March 2020
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What did we achieve? Here's why Dr S Janakarajan is tired of inaction after decades of climate campaign

Prof Janakarajan did his Post-Doctoral work at the Cornell University and has been a visiting professor at the Oxford University. He is a dedicated climate warrior who continues to bat for the cause 

Published on 23rd March 2020
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These students from SRM-AP have an app to rent out spaces for urban farming. Here's why it's unique

All the four students in team Urban-Bowl are third-year Computer Science and Engineering students of SRM-AP. They are in the habit of applying and participating in various hackathons regularly     

Published on 16th March 2020
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PM Narendra Modi all set to lead the sixth International Yoga Day celebrations at Leh on June 21

On June 21, PM Narendra Modi will lead the sixth International Day of Yoga (IDY) at Leh in Ladakh. The anticipated gathering at the event is expected to be around 15,000 to 20,000

Published on 12th March 2020
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Behind the Josh Talks: Meet the people who put the josh into all those YouTube videos

"The process, which has been full of highs and lows, has taught me many things and I continue to learn something new every day," says the Co-founder of Josh Talks Supriya Paul about her learnings 

Published on 1st March 2020
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These five school kids from Bengaluru are all set to revive the Doddasanne lake

The initiative is part of 'World Federation of United Nations (WFUNA), Mission Possible' project which focuses on helping and supporting communities under 17 sustainable development goals (SDG)

Published on 30th January 2020
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It is important to listen to the silent voices of our environment: This award-winning short film tells us why

The theme of the film, A Silent Voice, aligns with the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN and speaks for lakes all around the world

Published on 24th January 2020
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The planet doesn’t need saving, we are saving ourselves from extinction: Ricky Kej on climate change

Grammy Award-winning musician Ricky Kej spoke to us about the climate crisis that is looming on us and what we as citizens should do to prevent it

Published on 14th January 2020
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I call our leaders to take action: Licypriya Kangujam, 8-year-old climate change activist from Manipur

Licypriya also wants the world's children and youngsters to claim rights over the climate crises as they are the future generation

Published on 9th January 2020
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This new year pledge to plant a tree every month, Seed Paper India's seed calender will help

Seed Paper India from Bengaluru can give you a Seed Calendar that has a variety of seeds for 12 months and they can be gifts to your close ones. You can create a small garden at your home 

Published on 1st January 2020

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