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    How to Segregate Waste At Home & Office: 4 Things to Know

    W aste segregation refers to the separation of dry and wet garbage, which paves the way for other concepts of waste management like composting, recycling and incineration. Its end goal is to reduce waste from landfills and eventually, prevent land, water and air pollution. Why Should You Segregate Waste? India generates 62 million tonnes (MT) of waste every year, and only 43 MT is...

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    Beds to Homes, Kerala Doctor Has Been Providing Free Palliative Care for 16 Years

    For Dr Johny Gabriel from Cherthala, Kerala , serving the society as a regular government doctor was not enough. He has always felt the constant need to go beyond his job. After graduating from T.B. Medical College, Alappuzha, and completing his Master's from Trivandrum Medical College, Gabriel got his first posting at the Karuvatta Primary Health Centre in...

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    At 90, This Chandigarh Grandma Launched Her Startup With 'Besan Ki Barfi'!

    Harbhajan Kaur sat with her daughter, Raveena Suri, talking about life. During their conversation, Raveena asked her mother if she had any regrets, to which the mother replied, 'I had a fulfilling life, but my only regret is that I never earned any money on my own. I wish I had.' The conversation ended there for Harbhajan, but for Raveena, it was the beginning of...

    • 6 days ago
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    Kerala Electrician Starts Organic Paddy Farming; Opens India's First 'Rice Park'

    In Kozhikode, Kerala, everyone recognises Jayakrishnan Thaazhathuveettil as the pioneer of organic paddy farming in the state. Partnering with his friend Leneesh K, Jayakrishnan has helped revive 118 traditional, rare and exotic varieties of paddy, many of which hold excellent medicinal properties. The former electrician has an interesting story about the starting...

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    Planning to Visit a Foreign Country? Here's How to Apply for a Visa

    When you visit or migrate to a country, you require a visa, a conditional authorisation granted by that country. It is a document that allows you to enter, remain, or leave said country. It mentions the number of permitted visits, the duration of your stay, the areas within the country that you are allowed to enter, the dates on which you may enter, and your right to work in...

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    Newborn Babies To Seniors: 12 Govt Healthcare Schemes You Need to Know

    The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India has introduced several healthcare schemes over the years, catering to all sections of the population. Launched under the National Health Mission, these schemes aim to make healthcare affordable and accessible to all, aligning with Sustainable Development Goal 3 (Good Health and Well-Being). Be it women,...

    • 7 days ago
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    Is Solar All That 'Green'? Here's Why IIT-Hyd Thinks Geothermal Energy Is More Eco-Friendly

    Is solar energy all that 'green'? As it turns out, maybe not. After extensive analysis, researchers at IIT-Hyderabad in collaboration with Melbourne-based Monash University argue that the hype around solar energy as THE renewable alternative to fossil fuel is overstated. In a recent paper published in the peer-reviewed journal 'Geomechanics and...

    • 7 days ago
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    How To Get Your Marriage Certificate In India: Acts and Requirements

    Amidst all the hustle and bustle of your wedding, you may not have had the time actually to look into the procedures of registering your marriage. Here's an updated list of the various acts under which you can get your marriage registered in India, the documents required, the procedure as well as its benefits to clear up all your confusion. Benefits of a Marriage Certificate ...

    • a week ago
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    Chennai Teens Convert Old Bedsheets, Distribute 1 Lakh Cloth Bags For Free

    The Tamil Nadu government banned single-use plastics on 1 January 2019. But a year before this order came, two teen brothers had already started their fight against the all-pervading polythene bags. Engaging women with intellectual disabilities to stitch cloth bags, these brothers distributed these bags to vendors for free as an alternative to polybags. Chennai based...

    • a week ago
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    No More Rashes: Green Skin Care Products You Should Definitely Try

    Rashes thrive in hot and muggy weather, excessive sweating, and skin-chafing tight clothes. And for people with sensitive skin, this painful skin condition is a cause of serious concern. However, genetics, hard water or chemicals in creams and cosmetics too can cause rashes. This problem does not discriminate based on gender or age group. It attacks all. Babies, in particular,...

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