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Khoon NGO

Here's how this 20-year-old's NGO Khoon is saving lives by making sure blood reaches a patient at the right time

Ever found yourself in dire need of blood for a loved one? No? Then, thank your lucky stars. But if you have, then you will certainly understand the importance of NGOs like Khoon. We find out more

Published on 3rd June 2020
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How Jyothirgamaya Foundation fights for accessibility and champions disability rights

Tiffany Brar, a 29-year-old visually-impaired social activist set up the organisation in 2012 with a grand vision to train visually impaired children in important life and vocational skills

Published on 3rd June 2020
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10,000 medical seats robbed from OBCs in last 3 years: MPs, Academics sign statement condemning denial of reservation

The signatories pointed out the irony in the government's efficiency in creating over 5k seats for the EWS quota but failing to do the same for the OBCs

 

Published on 3rd June 2020
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UN chief urges countries to protect people on the move during COVID-19

Human dignity must be upheld in the face of the pandemic. Lessons should be learned from the handful of countries that have shown how to implement travel restrictions and border controls

Published on 3rd June 2020
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How Subhash Ghai's Vidyadaan is grooming youngsters to be better human beings through the Guru-Shishya Parampara

We spoke to Indian film director Subhash Ghai about his educational initiative Vidyadaan, how it offers more to students than just academic education and more about the entertainment industry

Published on 2nd June 2020
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Corona warrior: COVID positive doctor treats patients through telemedicine in Agra

Quarantined at his residence, Shameem uses telemedicine to connect directly with JNMC health care staff to attend to COVID patients admitted in the isolation ward and non-COVID patients

Published on 2nd June 2020
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How 18-year-old Sanjana Dixit started a menstrual movement that has distributed 1.2 lakh pads to women in need

Based out of Bengaluru, Sanjana started Rutuchakra and through it, she conducts effective workshops on menstrual hygiene and she also ensures that even boys and men are part of the conversations 

Published on 2nd June 2020
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Maharashtra medical edu minister asks Heath Sciences University to announce exam dates at earliest

Deshmukh has instructed MUHS vice chancellor Dr Dilip Mhaisekar over the phone to end the uncertainty by taking a decision in this regard

Published on 2nd June 2020
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Say goodbye to sleep problems, Google unveils new Android tools to help you get restful sleep

With Bedtime mode, formerly known as Wind Down in the Digital Wellbeing settings, your Android phone can stay dark and quiet while you sleep

Published on 2nd June 2020
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George Floyd incident: Online therapy provider Talkspace ends deal with Facebook

Talkspace has announced to end its partnership discussions with Facebook over its inability to remove or moderate a controversial post from US President Donald Trump

Published on 2nd June 2020
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Why IIT, IISER student groups are condemning government handing of migrant crisis during lockdown  

We have discussed the impact of present economic system in the education and in our day to day lives, the students said 

 

Published on 1st June 2020
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Why Bengaluru's young and upwardly mobile are using bike-sharing apps to get across town in post-COVID world 

We speak to founders of various bike rental services in Bengaluru who have resumed their operations. They tell us about the precautionary measures taken to keep their bikes virus and germs free

Published on 1st June 2020
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Lockdown impact could have long-lasting effect on children's mental health: Study

There is also evidence that the duration of loneliness may be more important than the intensity of loneliness in increasing the risk of future depression among young people

Published on 1st June 2020
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Over 2 lakh parents petition govt demanding that schools not be reopened until situation improves in country

The government had announced phase-wise easing of restrictions while the lockodwn will continue in containment zones till June 30

Published on 1st June 2020
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This is how Aparajita Gogoi is working to ensure that online learning doesn't affect India's at risk women

Women's rights activist Dr Aparajita Gogoi tells us how the lockdown has impacted women and girls and what can be done to address their issues

Published on 27th May 2020

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