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Menstruation In India: To Break The Taboo, Menstruating Women In Delhi Hosted A Lunch Event

Menstruation In India: To Break The Taboo, Menstruating Women In Delhi Hosted A Lunch Event
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To break taboo associated with menstruation, NGO 'Sachchi Saheli' hosted a lunch event ‘Period Feast’ in which 28 women on periods cooked and served food to more than 300 guests
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Save The Date! Delhi’s Menstruating Women Invite You To Have A ‘Period Feast’ On Sunday

Save The Date! Delhi’s Menstruating Women Invite You To Have A ‘Period Feast’ On Sunday
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With an aim to shatter the myths about menstruation, a Delhi based NGO ‘Sachhi Saheli’ is hosting a ‘Period feast’ on February 23 where food will be cooked and served by menstruating women for their families, friends and others
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Rasoi On Wheel: This Mobile Kitchen Serves Nutritious Food To The Poor In Delhi And Gurugram

Rasoi On Wheel: This Mobile Kitchen Serves Nutritious Food To The Poor In Delhi And Gurugram
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With the support from various citizens of Delhi and Gurugram, NGO ‘Rasoi On Wheels’ serves freshly cooked nutritious meal to the poor everyday that includes lentils, vegetables, fruits, rice, and chapatti
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Fit India Program: Perform 30 Squats In 180 Seconds To Get A Free Platform Ticket At This Railway Station In Delhi

Fit India Program: Perform 30 Squats In 180 Seconds To Get A Free Platform Ticket At This Railway Station In Delhi
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Indian Railways has installed a ‘Squat Kiosk’ at Anand Vihar station in Delhi that gives free platform ticket for 30 squats in three minutes
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Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis

Replacing Single-Use Plastic, One Leaf At A Time: This 20-Year-Old’s Invention Can Help Tackle The Rising Plastic Waste Crisis
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Typically, leaves and other bio-material degrade within a few days making these a poor alternative to plastics but the Banana Leaf Technology, invented by 20-year-old Tenith Aaithyaa from Tamil Nadu, enhanceS the physical properties of the leaf and make it last upto three years
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Manual Scavenging: 376 Die In 5 Years, Only Half Of The Families Given Compensation, Minister Informs Lok Sabha

Manual Scavenging: 376 Die In 5 Years, Only Half Of The Families Given Compensation, Minister Informs Lok Sabha
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As per the data shared by Union minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale in the Lok Sabha, over 100 people have died in 2019 alone while cleaning sewers and septic tanks which is a jump of almost 62 per cent from 2018
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Sand Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik’s Art Calls People To Support The Fight Against COVID-19

Coronavirus Outbreak: Sand Artist Sudarshan Pattnaik’s Art Calls People To Support The Fight Against COVID-19
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Declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, the new coronavirus (COVID-19) has infected 43,103 people and killed 1,018, as on February 11
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To Fight Coronavirus International Organisations Come Together To Fund Research

To Fight Coronavirus International Organisations Come Together To Fund  Research
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According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), $ 657 million (Rs. 4826.3 crore approximately) are required for the coronavirus preparedness and response plan launched by it for China and the other most vulnerable countries
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To Go Hunger-Free Kerala Launches Rs. 25 Meals At Select Food Courts And Free Food Delivery For Bedridden

To Go Hunger-Free Kerala Launches Rs. 25 Meals At Select Food Courts And Free Food Delivery For Bedridden
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Presented by the state Finance Minister Thomas Isaac, the state budget 2020-21 focuses on making Kerala a hunger-free state
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Students Of This School In Nagaland Grow Their Own Organic Mid-Day Meals

Students Of This School In Nagaland Grow Their Own Organic Mid-Day Meals
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In one of its kind initiative, K Khel Government Middle School (GMS) in Viswema Village of Kohima, Nagaland encourages its students to grow organic food that is consumed by them in their mid-day meals
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Experts Address Myths Vs Facts About The Disease

Coronavirus Outbreak: Experts Address Myths Vs Facts About The Disease
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Since the virus is new, there are still a lot of things unknown about it which has given rise to misinformation and unproven claims
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Women Of Jharkhand’s Simdega District Are Tackling Menstrual Waste By Practising Plastic Free Periods

Women Of Jharkhand’s Simdega District Are Tackling Menstrual Waste By Practising Plastic Free Periods
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The Garima Abhiyan, a district-wide campaign run by the administration of Simdega district, Jharkhand, is breaking the taboo associated with menstruation by providing its women with eco-friendly sanitary pads
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Economic Survey 2019-20: Indian Railways Installs Plastic Bottle Crushing Machines, Bio Toilets And Dustbins To Improve Cleanliness

Economic Survey 2019-20: Indian Railways Installs Plastic Bottle Crushing Machines, Bio Toilets And Dustbins To Improve Cleanliness
The economic survey stated that the railways has been taking multiple measures to promote sanitation and hygiene along with improving its cleanliness standards under the ‘Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat’ programme launched in 2015
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4000 Saplings Planted In 60 Seconds, A ‘Go-Green’ Initiative In Udaipur Sets Guinness World Record

4000 Saplings Planted In 60 Seconds, A ‘Go-Green’ Initiative In Udaipur Sets Guinness World Record
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The ‘go-green’ initiative was organised by the Prince of Udaipur Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar on the occasion of his birthday, with an aim to make people of Udaipur adopt a plant and encourage them to lead an eco-friendly life
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