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#BeatPlasticPollution: Indore Introduces ‘Thaila Bank’ To Phase Out The Use Of Single-use Plastic Bags

#BeatPlasticPollution: Indore Introduces ‘Thaila Bank’ To Phase Out The Use Of Single-use Plastic Bags
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The initiative is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aim to make the country free of single-use plastic by the year 2022
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Halloween 2019: Chandigarh Sensitises People With The Theme ‘Harrows Of Plastic’ Says #PlasticKaTimeUp

Halloween 2019: Chandigarh Sensitises People With The Theme ‘Harrows Of Plastic’ Says #PlasticKaTimeUp
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As part of their campaign ‘Plastic Ka Time Up’ which aims at making Chandigarh free of plastic, the Department of Public Relations organised a Halloween rally on theme ‘Harrows of Plastic'
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68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study

68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study
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Here are the key findings from the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative’s report on disease burden of child and maternal malnutrition and trends in the states of India from 1990 to 2017
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Bring Your Own Container: Odisha’s Ganjam District Introduces Milk ATMs, Bids Adieu To Plastic Pouches

Bring Your Own Container: Odisha’s Ganjam District Introduces Milk ATMs, Bids Adieu To Plastic Pouches
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Ganjam district in Odisha has introduced milk ATMs to phase out the use of single-use plastics and bring back the tradition of buying milk in one’s own containers
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World Food Day 2019: All You Need To Know

World Food Day 2019: All You Need To Know
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World Food Day 2019: It is celebrated with the aim of achieving the Zero Hunger target by 2030
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In India's Health Capital Chennai, Smile Foundation Provides Free Medical Counselling And Treatment At Door Step

In India's Health Capital Chennai, Smile Foundation Provides Free Medical Counselling And Treatment At Door Step
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Smile on Wheels in Chennai’s Pattinambakkam and Velachery block is addressing to the primary healthcare needs of the poor by offering free, door step medical facilities
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Pay Attention To Amitabh Bachchan's Message On Say No To Plastic

Pay Attention To Amitabh Bachchan's Message On Say No To Plastic
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Actor Amitabh Bachchan urges people to stop using plastic for a clean, green and healthy India
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World Mental Health Day: Mental Health Has To Be As Important As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Says An Expert

World Mental Health Day: Mental Health Has To Be As Important As Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Says An Expert
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One of the easiest solutions to beat depression is ‘YESS’ which stands for Yoga, Exercise, Sleep and doing something for the community, suggests Dr Harish Shetty, Psychiatrist
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Swasth Guide: A-Z About Malnutrition And What It Entails

Swasth Guide: A-Z About Malnutrition And What It Entails
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Malnutrition which means bad nutrition is caused due to an unbalanced diet that is deficiencies, excesses or imbalance in a person’s intake of one or more vital nutrients
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National Nutrition Month: Nutritional Requirements Of A Baby From 0-2 Years

National Nutrition Month: Nutritional Requirements Of A Baby From 0-2 Years
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Rashtriya Poshan Maah: As and when a child grows, his/her diet has to be modified, keeping in mind the requirement of energy, protein, vitamins, iron, and calcium, among other nutrients. Here is how you can do it
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‘Lack Of Nutrition During The First 1000 Days Of Life Can Impact Brain Development’, Says Expert

‘Lack Of Nutrition During The First 1000 Days Of Life Can Impact Brain Development’, Says Expert
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Rashtriya Poshan Maah: The first 1000 days are crucial and often called the critical window of opportunity because during this time whatever nutritional care a child gets has long term repercussions in his or her growth and brain development
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National Nutrition Month: Five Must-Have Nutrients For A Pregnant Woman

National Nutrition Month: Five Must-Have Nutrients For A Pregnant Woman
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Rashtriya Poshan Maah: During pregnancy, a foetus grows through what a mother eats so focussing on nutrition during pregnancy is a must for would-be mothers
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National Nutrition Month: 8 Common Myths About Infant And Young Child’s Diet Busted

National Nutrition Month: 8 Common Myths About Infant And Young Child’s Diet Busted
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Rashtriya Poshan Maah: The critical window from birth till 2 years after birth is important for optimal growth of the baby and focus on its nutritional needs. Here are some commonly held beliefs, traditional practices and myths about an infant and young child's diet that can harm rather than benefit the child
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National Nutrition Month: This NGO Is Aiming To Eradicate Anaemia Among Adolescent Girls In A Gurgaon Community

National Nutrition Month: This NGO Is Aiming To Eradicate Anaemia Among Adolescent Girls In A Gurgaon Community
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Through its project Swabhiman and support from Avery Dennison, NGO Smile Foundation has helped adolescent girls of Surat Nagar Phase 2, of Gurugram (erstwhile Gurgaon) overcome iron deficiency anaemia
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