Posts by: Aishwarya Upadhyay

Aishwarya Upadhyay

As The New Decade Begins, World’s Busiest International Airport In Dubai Is All Set To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

As The New Decade Begins, World’s Busiest International Airport In Dubai Is All Set To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics
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Dubai’s two Airports are imposing a ban on plastic cutlery, drinking straws, take-away food packaging and polythene bags from restaurants and shops at the two of city’s airports from January 1, 2020, while other plastic products are said to banned through the year in a phased manner
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Here’s How A Small District In Chhattisgarh Has Effectively Recycled More Than 3000 Waste Plastic Bottles

Here’s How A Small District In Chhattisgarh Has Effectively Recycled More Than 3000 Waste Plastic Bottles
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Following a plastic-ban in the state, Chhattisgarh’s Ramanujganj district has recycled more than 3000 discarded plastic bottles by using them to plant saplings in the town’s nursery
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‘Karo Poshanam’ Says The Women And Child Development Minister Smriti Irani, As The POSHAN Anthem Is Unveiled

‘Karo Poshanam’ Says The Women And Child Development Minister Smriti Irani, As The POSHAN Anthem Is Unveiled
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The Ministry of Women and Child Development launched the POSHAN Anthem to raise awareness and engage people to participate in the POSHAN Abhiyan and help spread awareness about its objective of a malnutrition free India by 2022
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Indian Railways Takes A Healthy Leap As Mumbai’s Central Terminus Becomes India’s First Eat Right Station

Indian Railways Takes A Healthy Leap As Mumbai’s Central Terminus Becomes India’s First Eat Right Station
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Mumbai’s Central Terminus has been awarded with a four-star rating by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India making it India’s first ‘Eat Right Station’
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Toxic Froth At Chennai’s Marina Beach, Even As Experts Voice Concern Visitors ‘Enjoy’ The View

Toxic Froth At Chennai’s Marina Beach, Even As Experts Voice Concern Visitors ‘Enjoy’ The View
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According to experts, the thick froth on the Marina beach was a result of the Adyar River’s water getting mixed with untreated sewage, resulting in the toxic white foam-like substance at the shore
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Deworming For Children In India: Here Are Five Things To Know

Deworming For Children In India: Here Are Five Things To Know
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Soil-Transmitted Helminths or Intestinal worm infections impact the health and nutritional status of a child in several ways, here’s all you need to know
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Government Unveils Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh To Help Fight Malnutrition, Here’s All You Need To Know

Government Unveils Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh To Help Fight Malnutrition, Here’s All You Need To Know
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The Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK) would be accessible to policy-makers, administrators, experts and communities in order to help meet nutritional outcomes in the country
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The All New Period Emoji Wants To Inspire Women And Girls To Talk Menstruation Freely

The All New Period Emoji Wants To Inspire Women And Girls To Talk Menstruation Freely
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The idea of a period emoji was conceived by the UK based non-profit Plan Action, who ran a survey in 2017 in UK to find that shame and stigma still hinder conversations on menstruation
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On Children's Day Schools Shut Due To Worsening Air Pollution; Social Media Reacts

On Children's Day Schools Shut Due To Worsening Air Pollution; Social Media Reacts
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People on social media did not hold back in expressing their views on the irony of schools being shut due to air pollution in Delhi and surrounding areas on Children’s Day
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Swasth Report Card: One Of The Healthiest Small States, Goa Sees Significant Rise In Anaemia And Diarrhoea Cases

Swasth Report Card: One Of The Healthiest Small States, Goa  Sees Significant Rise In Anaemia And Diarrhoea Cases
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Even though Goa saw a decline in infant mortality and improvement in malnutrition related indicators, the state still needs to work towards managing diarrhoea and anaemia cases
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Swasth Report Card: Bihar Remains As One Of The Worst Performing States In Health Indicators

Swasth Report Card: Bihar Remains As One Of The Worst Performing States In Health Indicators
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Even though Bihar has seen improvement in most health indicators, it remains one of the worst performing states as per Niti Aayog’s health index report; here’s a quick look at the state’s performance under different health parameters
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Swasth Report Card: One Of The Healthiest States Of India, There Are Two Sides To Tamil Nadu’s Health Story

Swasth Report Card: One Of The Healthiest States Of India, There Are Two Sides To Tamil Nadu’s Health Story
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One of the healthiest state of the country, Tamil Nadu saw a decline in its performance as per the government’s think-tank Niti Ayog’s health index report, slipping from third rank to ninth rank, here are some quick status of a some health parameters of the state
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Banega Swasth India: Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The Crisis Of Malnutrition In India

Banega Swasth India: Nutrition Experts Weigh In On The Crisis Of Malnutrition In India
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Various reports published over the last one month – Global Hunger Index, UNICEF’S State Of the World’s Children – among others, have highlighted the crisis of Malnutrition in India
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A Bengaluru Startup Is Saving Lives Of Newborns With A Temperature Monitoring Device

A Bengaluru Startup Is Saving Lives Of Newborns With A Temperature Monitoring Device
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Ratul Narain from Bempu Health’s innovation is a tiny bracelet for newborns that monitors their body temperature constantly and helps prevent Hypothermia
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