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Teenage girls in Kenya forced into sex work, child labour since schools closed due to pandemic

Mary Mugure, a former sex worker, launched Night Nurse to rescue girls who followed her path. She says since schools in Kenya closed in March, up to 1,000 schoolgirls have become sex workers

Published on 20th October 2020
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LPU student Gourav Singhal bags NSS Award for drumming up support for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Swachh Bharat Missions

Gourav has also conducted over 150 yoga and spirituality camps in Rohtak and Jhajjar districts of Haryana. We find out more about his contributions to society

Published on 7th October 2020
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Delhi HC seeks CBSE, Centre, AAP govt response on plea against rise in Board exam fees

The plea further stated that it has emerged that the Delhi government has not only failed to sort out the matter as promised last year but this year it has declined to meet the steep fee obligation

Published on 7th October 2020
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Meet Jis Sebastian, a researcher who's making students fall in love with orchids — and preserve them

Jis Sebastian speaks about her years studying orchids, why she's getting students involved in preserving them for posterity and why protecting the plant can help save entire ecosystems

Published on 5th October 2020
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This Chennai girl's Instagram handle ensures that every abandoned dog finds a home 

Mahanya Vanidas' Instagram handle Dogs of Madras promotes the adoption of Indian dogs and her posts will make you want to adopt one immediately

Published on 26th September 2020
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Eight states account for over 70 per cent of children in care homes, NCPCR wants them returned to families 

The country's apex child rights body NCPCR has directed eight states that account for over 70 per cent of children in care homes to ensure their return to their families

Published on 26th September 2020
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Trafficking Jam: Why India's human trafficking problem has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Every time there has been a crisis, the number of trafficked children have erupted and this pandemic might not paint a different picture but are we equipped enough to handle it?

Published on 7th September 2020
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This marketing initiative aims to help businesses adapt and survive in the changing business world

Etch was set up to support small businesses and start-ups survive in this chaotic economy and atmosphere that the Coronavirus and the following lockdown has resulted in

Published on 9th September 2020
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This Bengaluru boy's mobile application can detect malnutrition in children aged five and below

Ayush Gharat has been working to help Asha workers deal with malnutrition issues in children and helping the frontline health workers to deal with stress and depression during this pandemic 

Published on 6th September 2020
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More important to teach girls than boys: Here's how Jharkhand's Smith Kumar Soni is fighting human trafficking, child marriage

We spoke to Smith Kumar Soni, who is an elementary school teacher in Jharkhand's Simdega district to know more about his fight to educate every single girl child

Published on 5th September 2020
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ECO Talk: This organisation in Bhubaneswar gives their all to rescue as many helpless animals as they can

The co-founders of the group are Amit Das, Kalinga Keshari Jena and Swarup Fullonton. They accumulate funds on their own and have a few dedicated donors as well. Check out their cool story

Published on 30th August 2020
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This 24-year-old research scholar from Odisha is discovering new species of snakes and spiders

These are the steps Rakesh Kumar Mohalik follows when he comes across anything new or different, just like he did with the yellow turtle in Balasore recently. We find out more about his work 
 

Published on 23rd August 2020
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Forest officials rescue baby elephant stuck in swamp field  in Chattisgarh

A herd of 21 elephants has been roaming in Fingeshwar forest range of the district for the last couple of days, said a forest official who was part of the team that rescued the baby elephant

Published on 21st August 2020
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Madurai youth bags CM's State Youth Award for service to the elderly

Having lost his father at a very young age, Arun was single parented by his mother. A graduate of Computer Science, Arun now works at a private construction company in Madurai

Published on 15th August 2020
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Eleven child labourers rescued by Rachakonda police in Telangana

According to police, seven children were rescued from Mahesh Zypsam Plaster Company, and four from Sri Pavan Putra Plaster Company

Published on 12th August 2020

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