Posts by: Aastha Ahuja

Aastha Ahuja

Exclusive: World Food Programme India Director On Nobel Peace Prize Win And More

Exclusive: World Food Programme India Director On Nobel Peace Prize Win And More
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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020 for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace in conflict areas
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#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Deputy Chief Minister Of Haryana Dushyant Chautala Briefs About State’s Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic

#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Deputy Chief Minister Of Haryana Dushyant Chautala Briefs About State’s Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic
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Dushyant Chautala, Deputy Chief Minister of Haryana, believes that Haryana has performed well in the fight against COVID-19 considering it is adjacent to the national Capital Delhi that has reported around 3 lakh cases of COVID-19
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#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Experts Discuss The Relationship Between Health And Environment

#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Experts Discuss The Relationship Between Health And Environment
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The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly stated the link between health and hygiene and environment and has reinstated the concept of co-existence with the nature
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Haryana Has One Of The Lowest COVID-19 Death Rates In The Country But The Recent Spike In Numbers Can Be A Cause For Concern

Haryana Has One Of The Lowest COVID-19 Death Rates In The Country But The Recent Spike In Numbers Can Be A Cause For Concern
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Lately, Haryana is seeing a rise in Novel Coronavirus cases but, high recovery rate and low mortality rate keep up the hope of keeping the pandemic in check
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#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Discussing The Three Pillars Of The Campaign – Health, Hygiene And Sanitation And Environment

#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Discussing The Three Pillars Of The Campaign – Health, Hygiene And Sanitation And Environment
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The 12-hour #SwasthyaMantra telethon began with the discussion on the three pillars of the campaign - health, hygiene and sanitation, and environment
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The Sikh Community Keeps Doing What It Does Right, Serves The People Selflessly Even During The Coronavirus Pandemic

The Sikh Community Keeps Doing What It Does Right, Serves The People Selflessly Even During The Coronavirus Pandemic
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From langar sewa to free ambulance service to providing medicines at a subsidised rate, during the Coronavirus pandemic, the Sikh community has shown their community spirit
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#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Promotes The Idea Of ‘Waste To Wealth’, For Development And Environment

#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Promotes The Idea Of ‘Waste To Wealth’, For Development And Environment
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At #SwasthyaMantra telethon, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari spoke about protecting the environment by adding value to waste
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Actor Amitabh Bachchan And AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria Discuss Coronavirus Vaccine At #SwasthyaMantra Telethon

Actor Amitabh Bachchan And AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria Discuss Coronavirus Vaccine At #SwasthyaMantra Telethon
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At NDTV - Dettol Banega Swasth India #SwasthyaMantra Telethon, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria shared three key pillars in the fight against COVID-19
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LGBTQ Community Faces The Double Whammy Of Coronavirus Pandemic And Stigma

LGBTQ Community Faces The Double Whammy Of Coronavirus Pandemic And Stigma
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From little to no source of income, no food on the table, to lack of support from family because of one’s sexuality, people from the LGBTQ community are facing it all during COVID-19 pandemic
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Reel Life Bollywood Villain Turned Real Life Hero: Sonu Sood Gets Recognition For His Work During Coronavirus Pandemic

Reel Life Bollywood Villain Turned Real Life Hero: Sonu Sood Gets Recognition For His Work During Coronavirus Pandemic
Bollywood Actor Sonu Sood has been arranging buses and flights for migrants to return home, providing financial support, jobs, food and other kinds of relief to people affected by Coronavirus pandemic
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Pros And Cons Of Food Fortification, An Effective Way To Address Micronutrient Deficiency

Pros And Cons Of Food Fortification, An Effective Way To Address Micronutrient Deficiency
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National Nutrition Month 2020 India: Food fortification, the practise of adding vital micronutrients to staple foods is a cost-effective way to address micronutrient deficiency but there are some limitations to this strategy
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Decoding Climate Change And Its Impact On Health

Decoding Climate Change And Its Impact On Health
According to the WHO, between 2030 and 2050, climate change is expected to cause approximately 2,50,000 additional deaths per year, from malnutrition, malaria, diarrhoea and heat stress alone
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How Easy Or Tough Is It To Get A COVID-19 ICU Bed? Independent Community Engagement Platform LocalCircles Does A Survey

How Easy Or Tough Is It To Get A COVID-19 ICU Bed? Independent Community Engagement Platform LocalCircles Does A Survey
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A survey conducted by Independent Community Engagement Platform LocalCircles found that only 4 per cent of the respondents who needed a COVID ICU bed were able to get one through the routine process
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72% Of Toilets Surveyed By CAG In Government Schools Don’t Have A Running Water Facility, 11% Are Non-existent Or Partially Constructed

72% Of Toilets Surveyed By CAG In Government Schools Don’t Have A Running Water Facility, 11% Are Non-existent Or Partially Constructed
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The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report finds lack of hand washing facilities in toilets and poor maintenance of toilets constructed under the Swachhh Vidyalaya Abhiyan
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