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Young girls in Bihar are using this app to fight child marriage and dowry abuse

Bandhan Tod is India's first ever app to successfully prevent child marriage. This UN-backed mobile-app has rescued many young girls minutes before they are married off at an early age

Published on 24th January 2018
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WWF India's Model Conference of Parties will show children the way towards a more sustainable world

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar is the chief guest on day one of the conference which falls on International Day for Biological Diversity, that is, May 22. You will be joining in, right? 

Published on 21st May 2020
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Write an essay for the UN, fly to New York

ELS Educational Services Inc. and The United Nations Academic Impact Announce Fourth Edition of ‘ManyLanguages,One World’ Contest

Published on 16th March 2017
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World is on notice as one million species face extinction: UN report on impact of humans on nature

The study also discusses progress on key international goals, such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Paris Agreement on climate change

Published on 7th May 2019
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With two new UTs and one less state India will look different in your Geography books. Here's how

The Home Ministry replaced the state of Jammu and Kashmir with the "union territory of Jammu and Kashmir" and announced omission of "permanent residents or hereditary state subjects"

Published on 1st November 2019
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Why Venkatesh Geriti wants India's youth to storm politics and shape policy

Multiple-award winner Venkatesh Geriti’s mission is to involve youngsters in nation-building and policy-making so that India can reach its full potential. We find out more about his work

Published on 11th December 2019
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Why the UN thinks Yoga is 'very apt' in today's complex world dealing with stress and delusion

UN ambassadors, diplomats, spiritual leaders, members of civil society and children participated in a flagship Yoga Day event organised by India's Permanent Mission to the UN

Published on 21st June 2018
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Why Ricky Kej's Earth Songs are going to be in 1 million textbooks in 2019

Grammy award-winning musician Ricky Kej is out with My Earth Songs which instill in children a consciousness for the environment and all its beings, by being in their textbooks

Published on 19th August 2018
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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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What this mountaineer scaling Mt Aconcagua has to do with building a school in Hyderabad

Hyderabad-based Sphoorti Foundation is in need of funds for a new school and Mountaineer VJ Nagender Rao is going to climb one of the most dangerous peaks of the world to help them do so

Published on 24th April 2019
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What did we achieve? Here's why Dr S Janakarajan is tired of inaction after decades of climate campaign

Prof Janakarajan did his Post-Doctoral work at the Cornell University and has been a visiting professor at the Oxford University. He is a dedicated climate warrior who continues to bat for the cause 

Published on 23rd March 2020
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Weaving hopeful tales: These women from Muzaffarnagar are making sustainable home decor, thanks to SSF

Started by Gauri Agarwal, Skilled Samaritan Foundation empowers women to make products like tables and wallets and provides them with a monthly income

Published on 5th December 2019
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We're a family tissued together by words: What Kanishk Tharoor says about the Tharoors

He's not quite in the 'farrago' league, but Kanishk Tharoor also has a way with words. The writer speaks about his love for history, working on a new novel and his plans for the future

Published on 27th November 2017
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Watching this Odia director's black-and-white film, Life Drop, will change the way you use water every day

Young filmmaker Abhishek Swain's short film Life Drop is certainly raking in good reviews and accolades

Published on 10th April 2019
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Want Shashi Tharoor as your prof? He will be teaching foundation courses at Masters’ Union School of Business

Dr Tharoor will teach a foundation course at the Masters’ Union which will draw from his experience as an eminent thinker, writer and administrator

Published on 1st July 2020

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