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Blast in rebel-held Yemen capital killed 14 schoolchildren, says the UN 

Yemen's Huthi rebels have accused a Saudi-led military coalition backing the government of carrying out an air strike. The coalition denied conducting any air raids on the capital

Published on 9th April 2019
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Report says 328 sexually abused and exploited by UN and partner personnel, 103 children among them

The duty stations included those in countries such as Afghanistan, Haiti, India, Iraq, Liberia, Libya, Pakistan, South Sudan and Syria

Published on 19th March 2019
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Al-Nawras school in war-torn Yemen helps their students find solace in music

The three-storey Al-Nawras school was hit in 2015-2016, right after Saudi Arabia and its allies joined the government's fight against the Huthis.

Published on 27th January 2019
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Hindi Imposition: In post-Periyar, Kalaignar era, will TN see another anti-Hindi uprising? 

The MHRD has said Hindi will not be made compulsory yet there is a suspicion that it might be made compulsory soon enough

Published on 11th January 2019
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Millets on your mind: How IIMR, a research institute in Hyderabad, will ensure you eat right forever

Going beyond the call of a research institute, Indian Institute of Millet Research in Hyderabad is doing all it can to make sure millets finally get their due

Published on 11th January 2019
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Hyderabad-based Nidhi Rao Belman tells us how classroom experience alone will not suffice to make the most out of life

Nidhi has been a legal intern at a few places like Samvad Partners and International Centre for Arbitration Dispute Resolution

Published on 11th January 2019
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Queer groups from 34 Indian colleges condemn 'homophobic' bills passed in Parliament, to organise public stir

A collective statement against the 'anti-LGBTQIA+ legislations in India' was signed by 34 student queer communities and individuals in support of the nationwide protest 

Published on 27th December 2018
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From challenging Indian education system to studying at Stanford University, this visually impaired person's story inspires many

We talk to Kartik Sawhney about his journey to Stanford University and how he challenged the Indian education system to change their tradition of exempting blind students from studying Science 

Published on 4th December 2018
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Poor diets threaten health more than malaria, tuberculosis, measles, says UN report

The report proposes a series of policy actions across the entire food system, including educating all concerned

Published on 9th November 2018
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Baba calling: Grozip's founder Anand Kumar Mishra has bagged the eFounders Fellowship and will be meeting Jack Ma

Anand Kumar Mishra will be travelling to China to meet Jack Ma, the Founder of Alibaba Group and will be there from November 8 to 24

Published on 5th November 2018
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The government spent 2989 crore on the Patel statue, it could have paid for 41 lakh kids' education

During the inauguration, Modi urged critics not to dismiss his government's efforts to pay tributes to icons like Patel with 'political prism'

Published on 31st October 2018
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Dharwad's UAS is initiating the millet revolution by encouraging students to consume and make millet dishes

UAS Dharwad plans to promote consumption of millet among common people. To achieve this, they have been providing a platform for students to sell their own value-added millet dishes in Tier II cities

Published on 17th October 2018
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UN report says child death declined faster in India over the past five years

According to the report, the gender gap in child survival has reduced almost four-fold in the last five years. However, an estimated 6.3 million children under 15 years of age died in 2017.

Published on 18th September 2018
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UN report says that India made rapid progress in increasing access to sanitation in schools

The annual report is produced by the World Health Organization/UN Children's Fund Joint Monitoring Programme which monitors global progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene

Published on 3rd September 2018
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Mamata Banerjee remembers Mother Teresa on her 21st death anniversary

Saint Teresa of Calcutta, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 passed away on September 5, 1997

Published on 5th September 2018

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