Posts by: Barkha Mathur

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Meet 87-Year-Old Doctor Who Travels 15 Km Every Day To Treat Villagers In Maharashtra's Chandrapur Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Meet 87-Year-Old Doctor Who Travels 15 Km Every Day To Treat Villagers In Maharashtra's Chandrapur Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
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While COVID-19 has affected the healthcare facilities immensely, an 87-year old doctor from Chandrapur, Maharashtra continued braving the pandemic to reach his patients on a bicycle and provide them treatment
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Environment Crisis: 7 Endangered Species On Verge Of Extinction Due To Human Activity And How It Impacts Us

Environment Crisis: 7 Endangered Species On Verge Of Extinction Due To Human Activity And How It Impacts Us
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According to experts, loss of habitat of wildlife and disturbance in their environment caused by humans are the major factors behind the increasing list of endangered species around the world, here's how it in turn harms humans.
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Swachh Warrior: 16-Year-Old Tamil Nadu Girl, The Sole Breadwinner Of Her Family, Helps Build Toilets In Her Village

Swachh Warrior: 16-Year-Old Tamil Nadu Girl, The Sole Breadwinner Of Her Family, Helps Build Toilets In Her Village
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Jayalakshmi, a 16-year-old girl who studies in Class 12 and sells cashews to support her family, has motivated fellow villagers to give up open defecation and has managed to bring toilets to each household of her village in Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu
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Megastar Shah Rukh Khan Provides 2,000 Personal Protective Equipment Kits To Frontline COVID-19 Warriors In Chhattisgarh

Megastar Shah Rukh Khan Provides 2,000 Personal Protective Equipment Kits To Frontline COVID-19 Warriors In Chhattisgarh
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To support healthcare workers in Chhattisgarh in their fight against COVID-19, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan provided 2,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits through his NGO Meer Foundation
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COVID Fighters: Meet Stina P S, A 25-Year-Old Nurse In Delhi Who Treats COVID-19 Patients As Her Family

COVID Fighters: Meet Stina P S, A 25-Year-Old Nurse In Delhi Who Treats COVID-19 Patients As Her Family
Stina P S who hails from Kerala has been working in the COVID-19 ward of Max Smart Super speciality Hospital, Saket in Delhi since the beginning of the pandemic
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Air Pollution Killed Nearly 5 Lakh Newborns Worldwide, Over 1 Lakh In India In 2019: State Of Global Air 2020 Report

Air Pollution Killed Nearly 5 Lakh Newborns Worldwide, Over 1 Lakh In India In 2019: State Of Global Air 2020 Report
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According to the State of Global Air 2020 report, air pollution has become fourth leading risk factors for early deaths globally surpassed only by high blood pressure, tobacco use and poor diet
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‘Lockdown Has Gone, Coronavirus Hasn't,’ Says PM Narendra Modi As He Reminds People To Follow Precautions In Festive Season

‘Lockdown Has Gone, Coronavirus Hasn't,’ Says PM Narendra Modi As He Reminds People To Follow Precautions In Festive Season
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In his address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the citizens to remain vigilant and observe all necessary preventive measures in order to avoid an increase in COVID-19 cases during the festive season
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Festivals Amid COVID-19 Outbreak: Experts Warn Against ‘Pandemic Fatigue’ To Avoid A Spurt In Cases During Festive Season

Festivals Amid COVID-19 Outbreak: Experts Warn Against ‘Pandemic Fatigue’ To Avoid A Spurt In Cases During Festive Season
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As the festive season commences in the country amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic, experts urge people and governments to lay even more emphasis on health and COVID appropriate behaviour
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Women Are Three Times Likely To Suffer Stress Than Men Due To COVID-19 Pandemic, Finds A New Study

Women Are Three Times Likely To Suffer Stress Than Men Due To COVID-19 Pandemic, Finds A New Study
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According to a study conducted by an NGO that surveyed over 10,000 people in 38 countries, 27 per cent of women reported an increase in problems linked to mental health during the pandemic, in comparison to only 10 per cent of men
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#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Experts Discuss Learnings From COVID-19 Pandemic And The Way Forward

#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Experts Discuss Learnings From COVID-19 Pandemic And The Way Forward
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Taking lessons from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, experts highlight the importance of conserving the environment for the better the health of humans and the planet as a whole
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#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Experts Discuss Environment Degradation And Urge The Youth To Become Agents Of Change

#SwasthyaMantra Telethon: Experts Discuss Environment Degradation And Urge The Youth To Become Agents Of Change
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According to experts, the three pillars of Banega Swasth India campaign namely Health, Hygiene and Sanitation and Environment, are interlinked with each other and our daily choices today will affect our future
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COVID Warriors: Meet Bharti Kumari, A 12-Year-Old Girl Who Makes Masks For Her Community

COVID Warriors: Meet Bharti Kumari, A 12-Year-Old Girl Who Makes Masks For Her Community
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Bharti Kumari, a 12-year-old girl, whose parents are waste pickers, has been spending nearly two hours daily to stitch masks and distribute it for free among people in her community to help them fight COVID-19
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As State Governments Contemplate Reopening Schools Amid COVID-19, Reckitt Benckiser Group Launches Return-To-School Kits

As State Governments Contemplate Reopening Schools Amid COVID-19, Reckitt Benckiser Group Launches Return-To-School Kits
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Schools, temporarily closed in an attempt to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, are now prepping for reopening
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COVID-19 Is Causing Disruption To Critical Mental Health Services: World Health Organisation

COVID-19 Is Causing Disruption To Critical Mental Health Services: World Health Organisation
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Ahead of World Mental Health Day (October 10), the World Health Organisation has highlighted the urgent need of revamping critical mental health services in 93 per cent of the world’s countries which are facing disruptions due to COVID-19
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