Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

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Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds

Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds
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To celebrate Chhath and prevent pollution of river Mahananda, local people and municipal body of Siliguri district of West Bengal built a number of artificial ponds for the rituals
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#BeatPlasticPollution: Indore Introduces ‘Thaila Bank’ To Phase Out The Use Of Single-use Plastic Bags

#BeatPlasticPollution: Indore Introduces ‘Thaila Bank’ To Phase Out The Use Of Single-use Plastic Bags
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The initiative is in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aim to make the country free of single-use plastic by the year 2022
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National Health Profile 2019 Takeaways: While Life Expectancy Rises To 68.7 Years, There Is Only One Government Doctor For More Than 10,500 People In India

National Health Profile 2019 Takeaways: While Life Expectancy Rises To 68.7 Years, There Is Only One Government Doctor For More Than 10,500 People In India
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National Health Profile 2019: Here are the top highlights of the 14th edition of the report released on Wednesday by Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan
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Halloween 2019: Chandigarh Sensitises People With The Theme ‘Harrows Of Plastic’ Says #PlasticKaTimeUp

Halloween 2019: Chandigarh Sensitises People With The Theme ‘Harrows Of Plastic’ Says #PlasticKaTimeUp
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As part of their campaign ‘Plastic Ka Time Up’ which aims at making Chandigarh free of plastic, the Department of Public Relations organised a Halloween rally on theme ‘Harrows of Plastic'
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Even Though India Sees Improvement In Most Health Indicators, Is The Vision Of Swasth India Still A Distant Dream? 

Even Though India Sees Improvement In Most Health Indicators, Is The Vision Of Swasth India Still A Distant Dream? 
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India continues to perform poorly in various international health index reports by recording most malnutrition and anaemia cases and deaths, here is the Swasth report of the country 
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After Chhattisgarh's, ‘Meal In Exchange For Plastic Waste’, Odisha Starts A Similar Scheme

After Chhattisgarh's, ‘Meal In Exchange For Plastic Waste’, Odisha Starts A Similar Scheme
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Odisha follows footsteps of, India’s Second Cleanest City Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh, kick-starts an initiative wherein poor people will get free meals in exchange of plastic waste
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Swasth Report Card: Uttarakhand Drops In Health Index Rankings As The State Performs ‘Poorly’ In Most Indicators

Swasth Report Card: Uttarakhand Drops In Health Index Rankings As The State Performs ‘Poorly’ In Most Indicators
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With the central government think-tank Niti Ayog reporting a deterioration in Uttarakhand’s health performance in the last two years, here is a quick look at the health parameters of the Himalayan state
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Swasth Report of Madhya Pradesh: Mortality Rates And Most Malnutrition Parameters Show A Downward Trend

Swasth Report of Madhya Pradesh: Mortality Rates And Most Malnutrition Parameters Show A Downward Trend
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One of the unhealthiest state of the country, Madhya Pradesh despite improvements is failing to keep pace with the overall country’s performance in reducing mortality, malnutrition and anaemia among children
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Swasth Report Of Haryana: The State Lags Behind Despite A Drop In Malnutrition, As Anaemia And Diarrhoea Cases Rise

Swasth Report Of Haryana: The State Lags Behind Despite A Drop In Malnutrition, As Anaemia And Diarrhoea Cases Rise
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Haryana was named as one of the best incremental performing states in Niti Aayog’s Health index report however the state’s performance in National Health and Family Survey 4 shows that it needs to work on bringing down instances of Anaemia and Diarrhoea cases
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Happy Diwali 2019: Nearly 9,000 Students In Pune Take An Oath To Celebrate A Plastic-Free Diwali

Happy Diwali 2019: Nearly 9,000 Students In Pune Take An Oath To Celebrate A Plastic-Free Diwali
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Diwali 2019: Urging children and their parents to ditch plastic packaging and opt for eco-friendly options, Pune Municipal Corporation administers an oath in over 90 schools to celebrate a plastic-free Diwali
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How These Warriors Are Helping India Inch Towards A #ZeroHunger Country

How These Warriors Are Helping India Inch Towards A #ZeroHunger Country
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India has 194.4 million undernourished people as per the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), here's a look at some of the warriors who are doing their bit to feed people and fight hunger
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68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study

68 Per Cent Of Child Deaths Under Five Years In India Caused By Malnutrition In 2017: Study
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Here are the key findings from the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative’s report on disease burden of child and maternal malnutrition and trends in the states of India from 1990 to 2017
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Bring Your Own Container: Odisha’s Ganjam District Introduces Milk ATMs, Bids Adieu To Plastic Pouches

Bring Your Own Container: Odisha’s Ganjam District Introduces Milk ATMs, Bids Adieu To Plastic Pouches
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Ganjam district in Odisha has introduced milk ATMs to phase out the use of single-use plastics and bring back the tradition of buying milk in one’s own containers
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This Initiative Of Young Warriors Feeds More Than 1000 Poor Children Daily

This Initiative Of Young Warriors Feeds More Than 1000 Poor Children Daily
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‘Roti Ghar’, an initiative of a non-governmental organisation named Khusiyaan Foundation helps children from the marginalised sections to get at least one clean, nutritious meal every day
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