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Mother Teresa

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
Right to equality, LGBTQIA

Pride at the end of this rainbow: Will you be there at the Bhubaneswar Pride Parade 2018?  

Discussions were held on topics like 'Did homosexuality exist in ancient India?' and 'Same-sex references in Islamic Sufi poetry' at Queer Literature Readings

Published on 25th August 2018
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Toilet Man Jack Sim is all set to open another World Toilet College in India

The World Toilet College's Second World Toilet College in India will be in association with Reckitt Benckiser in Aurangabad

Published on 22nd August 2018
Grammy Awards

Why Ricky Kej's Earth Songs are going to be in 1 million textbooks in 2019

Grammy award-winning musician Ricky Kej is out with My Earth Songs which instill in children a consciousness for the environment and all its beings, by being in their textbooks

Published on 19th August 2018
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Everything you need to know about the Harvard MUN in Hyderabad on August 12

At the Harvard MUN being held in Hyderabad, students are discussing issues that trouble the world today

Published on 11th August 2018
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UN sets up high-level panel to deal with cyberwarfare and other 'dark sides' of digital innovation

The appointed executive director of the 20-member panel is Indian diplomat Amandeep Gill, and will be co-chaired by Jack Ma, co-founder of tech giant Ali Baba

Published on 13th July 2018
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UNESCO to set up a 'Design University for Gaming' in Visakhapatnam

Gaming Technology will be the best source of income in future and IT giants like UBSoft, Samsung, Microsoft etc are ready to establish their centres in Visakhapatnam

Published on 5th July 2018
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Moves like Ramdev: Yog Guru led Yoga Day celebrations in Rajasthan to create Guinness World Record

The first International Day of Yoga was observed all over the world on June 21, 2015, where more than 30,000 people, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, performed yoga asanas

Published on 21st June 2018
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Why the UN thinks Yoga is 'very apt' in today's complex world dealing with stress and delusion

UN ambassadors, diplomats, spiritual leaders, members of civil society and children participated in a flagship Yoga Day event organised by India's Permanent Mission to the UN

Published on 21st June 2018
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Gaga over Yoga: Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts gather in the US to kick-start celebrations for the upcoming International Yoga Day

The event organised by the Consulate General of India comes a few days ahead of the fourth anniversary of International Yoga Day

Published on 17th June 2018
Paternity Leave

The 'Super Dad' campaign is here to give fathers the opportunity to spend quality time with their new-born kids

The campaign by UNICEF is trying to push governments across the world, including India, to build national policies for adequate paid paternity leaves

Published on 14th June 2018
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Delhi College Grads win $1million for Women Safety Device

The Delhi College of Engineering graduates won the 'Anu and Naveen Jain XPrize for Women's Safety' at an awards ceremony at the United Nations

Published on 7th June 2018
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V Shruti Devi's new book of essays, 'Earth Republic', is something we all need to read

The ten essays written by advocate V Shruti Devi for her non-fiction book have a conversational and effective tone

Published on 20th May 2018
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Life and times of kids on the street in Hyderabad, as told by a survey done by ARUN 

A comprehensive survey conducted by ARUN, Hyderabad tells us about the ground reality of the street children in the city. We find out more about the survey

Published on 5th May 2018
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Press Freedom Day 2018: How free is the press in India?

Declared by United Nations General Assembly, every year, the day of May 3 is celebrated as World Press Freedom Day to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press

Published on 3rd May 2018

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