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#AmphanCyclone: Here's how you can donate to relief funds to help cyclone-ravaged Bengal and Odisha

Students, local groups, NGOs, and people from around the world are providing financial support to West Bengal after the super cyclone pummeled through the state leaving behind a trail of destruction

Published on 22nd May 2020
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#Notwithoutmydog: How dogs helped this Bengaluru pet activist's amputee grandmom

Sanjana Madappa's Facebook post about her grandmother and her pets is going viral on social media

Published on 12th June 2018
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#SwachhBharat: How SATO's unique toilets are changing India's sanitation scene

With its unique features, mainly the automatic flap door, SATO toilets ensure that flies and insects are kept away and people get to live in more hygienic conditions

Published on 17th August 2019
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#WomComMatters: Meet the woman who's trying to get the Telangana State Women's Commission up and running

Spurthi Kolipaka from Hyderabad and her team is campaigning for the Telangana State Women's Commission to get a chairperson and start to take up the responsibilities that they have been allotted 

Published on 9th April 2020
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'Little Mufflerman' was star attraction at Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony on Sunday

Many people, including party lawmaker Bhagwant Mann, were seen shaking hands with the boy and taking pictures with him as Kejriwal took oath as the national capital's chief minister for the third time

Published on 16th February 2020
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 The curious case of phantom toilets: CAG report finds 286 school toilets marked 'constructed' on paper don't exist

The recent CAG report says that 286 school toilets that were marked as constructed on paper are non-existent. While 200 of them are not constructed, 8 are partially constructed

Published on 28th September 2020
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"We're standing up for some important values," says Newcastle University's Professor Richard Davies

The Pro Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University speaks about their commitment to education, skill development and social justice

Published on 24th April 2019
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20,000 Corporation school students turn Health Ambassadors for 'Clean, Healthy Chennai' campaign

Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani met the student ambassadors, congratulated them and gave them their identity cards

Published on 26th October 2019
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21,977 govt schools without girl's toilets in country: Minister

The RTE Act of 2009 specifically states that all school buildings must have separate toilets for boys and girls

Published on 4th January 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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30,000 daily wage and migrant labourers get food and shelter due to the work of this Delhi-based NGO

Apart from food and shelter, the Society for Promotion of Youth and Masses has also been training them to handle primary medical care in case the pandemic spreads within their community
 

Published on 1st May 2020
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40 percent of world's population has no access to handwashing facilities: UNICEF

The situation is also alarming at schools: 43 per cent globally (70 percent in the least developed countries) lack a handwashing facility with water and soap

Published on 16th October 2020
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5 lakh students enrol in new govt schools after upgrade to 'centres of excellence': Kerala CM

Vijayan was speaking after dedicating 90 schools as "Centres of Excellence" and laying the foundation stone virtually for 54 school buildingson Saturday

Published on 4th October 2020
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A novel panacea for a pandemic in urban areas: An isolation modelling approach

The criticality of this solution is the fact that without strict isolation in place and having just intermittent curfew, it would be experiencing a sine curve activity of cases decreasing temporarily

Published on 20th July 2020
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After asking for a Diwali bonus, 2 sanitation workers in JNU sacked sans notice ​

One of the workers is the President of the workers' union and has actively participated and led movements to seek better conditions on campus

Published on 30th November 2018

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