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Kids in Poverty

27.1 crore Indians out of poverty between 2006-16. PM Modi's $5 trillion economy dream to come true?

India might actually be moving towards his dream. India, from 2006 to 2016 has improved from a Multidimensional Poverty Index of 0.283 to 0.123 which is a significant rise

Published on 12th July 2019
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Not enough is being done to bring down global warming, time running out: United Nations

The UN will host the SDGs and Climate Action Summits as well as other crucial meetings during the high-level week of the 74th Session of the General Assembly

Published on 11th July 2019
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1 in 4 Pakistani kids won't complete primary education by 2030: Unesco report

The new global education goal, SDG-4, calls on countries to ensure that children are not only going to school but also learning

Published on 10th July 2019
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Don't just throw your old phones. Hand them over to Green Waves instead. Here's why

To ensure that the next generation is on board with their idea and plan, Green Waves also have paid internships for those interested to work with them 

Published on 26th June 2019
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How Akshar Foundation is keeping kids away from child labour 

On World Day against Child Labour, read how an innovative young couple is allowing children to revolutionise the education system by working as teachers

Published on 12th June 2019
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This mother-daughter duo is helping people with disabilities make their mark in the world

Wheeling Happiness is currently working with Vidisha Baliyan who is the aspiring Miss World Deaf and also conducting workshops across rural Haryana

Published on 6th June 2019
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Soon, Tamil Nadu will use data to develop new assessment models for government schools

A new education assessment model may soon find root in Tamil Nadu to help students to be competent and go beyond scoring marks alone

Published on 22nd May 2019
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World is on notice as one million species face extinction: UN report on impact of humans on nature

The study also discusses progress on key international goals, such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Paris Agreement on climate change

Published on 7th May 2019
Mountaineer VJ Nagender Rao

What this mountaineer scaling Mt Aconcagua has to do with building a school in Hyderabad

Hyderabad-based Sphoorti Foundation is in need of funds for a new school and Mountaineer VJ Nagender Rao is going to climb one of the most dangerous peaks of the world to help them do so

Published on 24th April 2019
Abhishek Swain

Watching this Odia director's black-and-white film, Life Drop, will change the way you use water every day

Young filmmaker Abhishek Swain's short film Life Drop is certainly raking in good reviews and accolades

Published on 10th April 2019
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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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