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    "Before being called India's daughter, she was my child": Nirbhaya's mother writes moving petition

    "Despite the Supreme Court passing its judgment, which I welcomed, Nirbhaya's case is just dragging on and on. I have waited with patience and dignity for justice. On this 16th December, it will be 7 years since my child became the victim of a most heinous crime." reads the moving petition that Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi has started on...

    • 20 hrs ago
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    Meet Licypriya Kangujam, the little Indian 'Greta' who urged leaders at COP25 to act now to save planet

    Eight-year-old Licypriya Kangujam, known as Indian 'Greta' for her passion towards the fight against climate change has urged global leaders to take immediate action to save the planet and the future of young children like her.Speaking at the COP25 climate conference in Madrid, Spain, the young activist from Manipur who has already spoken in...

    • 22 hrs ago
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    Delhi's air quality "severe'', AQI crosses 400-mark

    The national capital's air quality on Thursday turned to the ''severe'' category, with the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi recorded at 407.According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), Delhi''s overall AQI was recorded at 9 a.m. at 407, counted under the ''severe'' category.As per SAFAR, the AQI from 0-50 is considered ''safe''. Between 51-100...

    • 24 hrs ago
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    Air quality in Delhi slips into 'severe' category

    The air quality in the national capital on Wednesday entered the "severe" category after remaining in the "very poor" level for the past seven days. The air quality index (AQI) in the city bordered "severe" levels at 399 at 8.41 am. By 10.40 am, it had entered the severe category and was recorded at 402. The AQI in neighbouring areas -- Faridabad (392) and Gurgaon...

    • 2 days ago
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    Charges framed against man who raped niece since she was 4 and underwent abortions

    Raped repeatedly by maternal uncle ever since she was a toddler and had to later undergo multiple abortions, a nearly 40-year-old woman has finally been able to get him to face trial in a Delhi court.The woman alleged that she was first sexually abused in 1981 when she was 4-year old and was made to undergo three abortions by the time she reached Class...

    • 3 days ago
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    Ensure no plastic bag less than 50 microns is manufactured, sold: NGT to CPCB

    The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to ensure that no plastic bag less than 50 microns of thickness be manufactured, stocked, sold and used across the country.The green panel also asked the CPCB to ensure that no unregistered plastic manufacturing and recycling unit is in operation and no unit is running in non-conforming...

    • 4 days ago
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    Why women are never safe in India

    It was a December in 2012 that as a society, as a nation we had prolonged, painful discussions on women's safety, on rape, on the attitudes of men. It was like a churning. The gangrape and murder of the woman called "Nirbhaya" or fearless by sections of the media, opened our hearts and minds to the horror of the violence, to our own prejudices, to the state of women in21st century India.Or so it seemed...

    • 7 days ago
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    A young woman calls for flash mob on violence against women on the lines of Chilean feminist protest

    Taking inspiration from the Chilean feminist protest on violence against women, a young woman in Delhi has called all women to come together on December 7, 2019, as a part of a flash mob in solidarity against these instances of violence and rape."The Rapist in your way" movement which began in Chile spurred Shruti to call for this flash...

    • a week ago
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    Delhi records coldest day of the season

    Delhi recorded the coldest day of the season on Wednesday with temperatures below 8 degree Celsius on a day when the air quality index (AQI) has also worsened.According to Skymet Weather, on Wednesday, both the observatories of Delhi - Palam and Safdarjung - recorded the lowest minimum of the season.While Safdarjung observatory recorded a minimum of 7.9 degree Celsius, the Palam Observatory saw the night...

    • a week ago
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    64,000 trees to be felled in Lucknow for Defence Expo

    Even as Lucknow remains among the ten most polluted cities in the country, the state government is preparing to cut down 63,799 trees along the Gomti river for the Defence Expo, scheduled to be held in February next year.The Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) in a letter, has asked the Lucknow Nagar Nigam to remove the trees from Hanuman Setu to the Nishatganj bridge since various programmes...

    • 2 weeks ago