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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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From LGBT positivity to zentangle pandas, why Rhiti Chatterjee Bose's art is important

Rhiti studied at Manchester Metropolitan University and was looking for a job keenly, that's when the assignment with the Refugee Council came up

Published on 21st August 2019
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Who’s your bestie? How to use the words and phrases 'buddy', 'the hand of friendship' and more

The plural form ‘friendships’ can be used in formal English. Here are examples of how the word is used in sentences

Published on 3rd August 2019
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UGC releases a list of 23 fake universities. Full list inside

Eight of these universities are in Uttar Pradesh, followed by Delhi (seven). Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Puducherry have a fake university each

Published on 24th July 2019
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Better health, education for women led to rapid fall in population growth in India, says First Secy in India's Mission to UN

The availability of health services in India took a giant step towards universal health coverage last September when the National Health Protection Scheme was launched 

Published on 18th July 2019
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This AP photographer's love for wildlife has helped in conservation and awareness projects. Here's how

He has made seven quick videos for the Forest Department and is looking forward for their support for conservation and awareness projects

 

Published on 17th July 2019
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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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