Posts by: Aishwarya Upadhyay

Aishwarya Upadhyay

Delhi Based NGO ‘Sachhi Saheli’ Breaks The Stigma Around Menstruating Girls, Celebrates Them For ‘New Age Kanya Pooja’

Delhi Based NGO ‘Sachhi Saheli’ Breaks The Stigma Around Menstruating Girls, Celebrates Them For ‘New Age Kanya Pooja’
Delhi-based NGO Sachhi Saheli organised a unique New Age Kanya Pooja, where they worshipped girls who menstruate along with those who don’t, to break the stigma surrounding menstruation being impure
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How Do Indians Feel About The Highly-Anticipated COVID-19 Vaccine? A Survey Reveals

How Do Indians Feel About The Highly-Anticipated COVID-19 Vaccine? A Survey Reveals
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LocalCircles, an Indian community social media platform, conducted a survey to know the tentative perception of peoples' reaction when the Government rolls out the COVID-19 vaccine
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With The Second Most Active Cases In The Country, Kerala Observes A Spike In COVID Cases, Here’s Why

With The Second Most Active Cases In The Country, Kerala Observes A Spike In COVID Cases, Here’s Why
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After showing stable COVID trend for months, the state of Kerala has observed a sudden spike, holding the second position in the number active cases in the country
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COVID Warrior: A Doctor In Emergency Department Of A Mumbai Hospital Explains How Fighting COVID-19 Is Mentally And Physically Draining

COVID Warrior: A Doctor In Emergency Department Of A Mumbai Hospital Explains How Fighting COVID-19 Is Mentally And Physically Draining
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Meet Dr Shweta Tyagi who is on-call 24/7 in the emergency department of Mumbai’s private non-COVID hospital, as she shares her experience of being a frontline warrior amid the pandemic
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From WASH To COVID-19 And Menstrual Hygiene, Bhopal’s Alomati Ray Is A True Warrior Of Change

From WASH To COVID-19 And Menstrual Hygiene, Bhopal’s Alomati Ray Is A True Warrior Of Change
Alomati Ray, a resident of Jatkhedi slum in Ward 53 of Bhopal, has emerged as a warrior of change by helping her community with access to toilets, educating them about the coronavirus as well as providing menstrual hygiene products during the lockdown
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India Is Home To The World’s Most Wasted Children, As Per The Global Hunger Index 2020

India Is Home To The World’s Most Wasted Children, As Per The Global Hunger Index 2020
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The Global Hunger Index 2020 was launched on October 16 to mark the World Food Day, where India has been ranked 94 out of the 107 assessed countries and the report highlights the crisis of child wasting in the country
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Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together: All You Need To Know About World Food Day 2020

Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together: All You Need To Know About World Food Day 2020
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World Food Day is celebrated every year on October 16 by more than 150 countries with the aim to promote awareness about food, nutrition and healthy eating practices
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"Malnutrition Is A Combination Of Lack Of Nutritious Food, Water And Sanitation And An Inadequate Healthcare System"

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To mark the World Food Day, NDTV speaks exclusively with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s (GAIN) Executive Director, Lawrence Haddad, a recipient of 2018 World Food Prize
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Global Handwashing Day: How Bhopal’s Decentralised Water Access Is Providing Adequate Handwashing Infrastructure During COVID-19 Pandemic

Global Handwashing Day: How Bhopal’s Decentralised Water Access Is Providing Adequate Handwashing Infrastructure During COVID-19 Pandemic
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Slum dwellers have inadequate facilities for water, sanitation, and hygiene; while we say frequent hand washing is the biggest weapon against COVID-19, here’s how WaterAid India and Aarambh NGO helped them access hand washing infrastructure
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Global Handwashing Day 2020: 77 Per Cent People Changed Their Handwashing Habits Due To COVID-19, Finds A Study By WaterAid India

Global Handwashing Day 2020: 77 Per Cent People Changed Their Handwashing Habits Due To COVID-19, Finds A Study By WaterAid India
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The novel coronavirus pandemic has underscored the disease prevention benefits of hand washing with soap; WaterAid India conducted this study to understand the on ground awareness regarding handwashing in preventing COVID-19
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COVID-19 Explained: How Can Winter Season Impact India's Current Declining COVID Trend?

COVID-19 Explained: How Can Winter Season Impact India's Current Declining COVID Trend?
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Dr Randeep Guleria, the Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), says that despite the downward trend in COVID-19 cases, it is important to sustain this in the coming festive season and winter months
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"Respiratory Viruses Known To Thrive During Winters," Warns Health Minister In His Weekly Address, Here Are Other Takeaways

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At the fifth episode of his weekly ’Sunday Samvaad' programme, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan talked about issues like COVID-19 vaccines, new testing techniques as well as the cases of reinfection
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With Her Book, ’C’ Is For Cat, ‘D’ Is For Depression, A 22-Year-Old Author Is Helping Children Deal With Mental Health Issues

With Her Book, ’C’ Is For Cat, ‘D’ Is For Depression, A 22-Year-Old Author Is Helping Children Deal With Mental Health Issues
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Kairavi Bharat Ram’s fourth book is particularly close to her due to her own experience from depression at a very young age
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#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Kerala’s Health Minister KK Shailaja Talks About The State’s Battle Against COVID-19

#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Kerala’s Health Minister KK Shailaja Talks About The State’s Battle Against COVID-19
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At the 12-hour NDTV-Dettol Banega Swasth India campaign’s #SwasthyaMantra telethon, Kerala’s Minister of Health and Social Welfare, KK Shailaja said that they had anticipated the second wave
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