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Climate change poses lifelong health risk for children of future generations: Lancelot Countdown report 

The Lancet Countdown is a coalition of 35 major institutions including the World Health Organization and the World Bank

Published on 14th November 2019
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How Revathi Radhakrishnan went from cinema to educating tribal children is inspiring

We spoke to Revathi Radhakrishnan of Vanavil Trust, which imparts quality education to tribal children in order to integrate them into the mainstream without compromising on their cultural identity

Published on 13th November 2019
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Ocean's superhighways for larval fish polluted with plastic concentrates: Study

While earlier research revealed that adult fish consume plastic, it was not known until now if larval fish also do so, nor the health implications, according to the study

Published on 12th November 2019
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Harsh Batra believes his nutrition drink Happy Ratio can substitute the mid-day meal. Really?

Harsh Batra has found a way to provide school girls the nutrition they need to make it big in the field of sports — he tells us what's gone into the making of his elixir Happy Ratio and why it's safe

Published on 16th October 2019
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The Attappadi tribal block in Kerala will soon be the first complete literate block in India

If everything goes as planned, the feat can be achieved within a year and an official announcement in this regard can be expected by June 2020, official sources said

Published on 21st September 2019
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Odisha constitutes new task force to check child marriages in the state

Child marriage is the main reason for high rates of infant mortality, maternal mortality and malnutrition, Koraput Collector Madhusudan Mishra said.

Published on 15th September 2019
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PIL in Supreme Court for community kitchens in all states to combat hunger 

The plea, which is listed for hearing on Monday before a bench headed by Justice N V Ramana, alleged that many children under the age of five die every day due to hunger and malnutrition 

Published on 1st September 2019
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Mid-Day Meal Row: Should schools remove onions from the menu?

Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from eating meat. Many people object to eating meat out of respect for sentient life

Published on 27th July 2019
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Tripura student who wrote board exams by just using his feet scores 69 percent 

Pralay's father is a daily wage earner and mother is a casual worker of Integrated Child Development Project (ICDS)

Published on 11th June 2019
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Meet Md Suhail, who has invented a way to find protein deficiency in kids using paper strips

Detecting lack of dietary protein with a piece of paper? Yes, that’s what 17-year-old Mohammed Suhail Chinya Salimpasha has made possible. We talk to him to know how he came up with this

Published on 6th February 2019
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Jai Anusandhan: What PM Modi told India's researchers at ISC 2018, weeks after #HikeResearchFellowship protests

The Prime Minister inaugurated the five-day conference in Jalandhar where several Nobel laureates are set to speak about contemporary global issues

Published on 3rd January 2019
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Meet Mona Kourav, the youngest PhD scholar-sarpanch of MP, who loves to lead by example  

Mona became a sarpanch in 2015, at just 21, and  is now helping the state with issues of malnutrition

Published on 4th December 2018
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From Stanford project to DIY healthcare, how Noora is helping Indians stay healthy

What started as a project at Stanford University has now turned into an organisation. Noora Health has been working to educate people on how to care for themselves, thereby reducing hospital visits

Published on 30th November 2018
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Poor diets threaten health more than malaria, tuberculosis, measles, says UN report

The report proposes a series of policy actions across the entire food system, including educating all concerned

Published on 9th November 2018
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This Bhopal runner is 'collecting calories' from runners around the world to feed hungry India

This one-of-a-kind initiative needs you to send your activity data — from any app that tracks your activities and gives a count of the calories you've burnt that they translate into meals for the poor

Published on 1st October 2018

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