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    Single-Use Plastic to Climate Change: 5 Indian Kids Fighting to Save The Planet!

    At 12.30 PM, I walk into my younger one's school to pick him up. I feel scared and angered in equal measures when I am greeted by little faces covered in masks instead of their usual twinkling eyes, or their smiles as they see familiar faces. Is this the life that we envisioned for our children? Climate change is real. And it's time we realised that. Click here to...

    • 5 days ago
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    PS Krishnan: The IAS Officer Who Dedicated His Life to Waging War Against Caste

    On the morning of 10 November 2019, one of India's most distinguished civil servants, PS Krishnan, breathed his last at the age of 86 in Delhi. The 1956-batch Andhra Pradesh-cadre IAS officer dedicated his life and career to battle the evils of caste system and standing up for the depressed classes. This eco-friendly, handmade blend can be used as a hand wash, body...

    • 5 days ago
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    They Lost Their IAF Son to a Crash. Now They Provide Free Schooling to 350 Slum Kids

    When Group Captain (retd) Sharad Tewari and his wife Savita, a social activist, received news that their son, Squadron Leader Shishir Tewari, had lost his life in the Mi-17 V5 crash in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang district on 6 October 2017, they were devastated. 'Shishir was a committed man, who believed that every individual must contribute to make the nation...

    • 7 days ago
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    'Cherished My Attention to Integrity': What Former CEC TN Seshan Said About Himself

    Known as the man who changed the face of the Indian Electoral System, TN Seshan passed away due to cardiac arrest on Sunday, 10 November in Chennai. He was 86. Today as I sit down to pen this tribute, the memory of an interview I took nine years ago at his home in Chennai's Alwarpet area, comes knocking. I had just been starting out as a journalist. I remember...

    • 7 days ago
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    Amjad Khan: 5 Stories You Didn't Know About India's Unforgettable Gabbar!

    Yahan se pachas pachas kos door gaon mein … jab bachcha raat ko rota hai, toh maa kehti hai bete so ja … so ja nahi toh Gabbar Singh aa jayega. Dressed in a khaki suit and armed with a belt, when the most dreaded dacoit of the country with curly hair and black teeth delivered this dialogue on a 70 mm screen, it sent shivers down my father's spine who was...

    • a week ago
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    Bengaluru Startup Turns Company e-Waste into Profits, Processes over 500 tonnes!

    We live in a time where it has become increasingly difficult to do without technology. Computers, laptops and our beloved mobile phones are staples, the absence of which will equate to a loss of limb for many. The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) published a report in collaboration with the accounting firm KPMG, which stated that the...

    • a week ago
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    This Engineer's Smart, Portable Device Prevents Deaths In Childbirth at 1/3rd Cost

    As per the Sample Registration System report released recently, India's maternal mortality rate (MMR) has reduced by 26.9 per cent since 2013. MMR is the number of maternal deaths due to pregnancy-related complications like internal bleeding, anaemia and infections per 1,00,000 live births. While the drop can be termed as good news, the figures are still a...

    • a week ago
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    AIR 99 to 12: UPSC Topper Shares Tips on Current Affairs, Writing Notes For Mains

    It was an IAS officer who motivated Namrata Jain to consider joining the Civil Service. 'The officer mentioned in her speech how much of a difference administrators can make and that stuck with me. Even though this happened way back when I was in school, the seeds were sown then,' smiles 25-year-old Namrata Jain, a batch-2018 IAS officer. The young girl fired up...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    COPD: All you need to know About The Lung Disease That's Killed Millions in India

    56-year-old Suresh Seshadri (name changed) was a chain smoker until a couple of years ago. A member of the aviation industry, he began smoking once he started working and smoked nearly a pack of cigarettes a day until his late 40s. When he was nearing the big 5-0, he began to feel breathless even when doing regular day-to-day tasks. He brushed it aside, assuming...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Sale of Fake Tea Powder Rampant: Here's How to Check Your Tea For Adulteration

    India is the 2nd largest producer of tea in the world, with per capita consumption amounting to 19 per cent of the total world-wide consumption. The domestic population in India consumes around 76 per cent of the total tea produced in the country. With such a large tea drinking population, the news of adulteration of tea is not surprising. Several complaints have...

    • 2 weeks ago

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