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Climate Change Poses Serious Impact On Children’s Health, Says The New Lancet Report
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Climate Change Poses Serious Impact On Children’s Health, Says The New Lancet Report

As per the new Lancet report, climate change will not only increase the health risks for children, it is likely to impact the well-being of an entire generation unless immediate actions are taken ...
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Students In 10 Coastal States Clean 50 Beaches Under Centre’s Week Long Mass Clean Up Drive
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Students In 10 Coastal States Clean 50 Beaches Under Centre’s Week Long Mass Clean Up Drive

For the on-going beach clean-up drive, the centre has directed district administration in 10 coastal states to ensure participation of at least 200 students from each district ...
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The All New Period Emoji Wants To Inspire Women And Girls To Talk Menstruation Freely
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The All New Period Emoji Wants To Inspire Women And Girls To Talk Menstruation Freely

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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Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Sikhs Commemorate The 550th Birthday Of Guru Nanak Dev By Making The World Greener
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Happy Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Sikhs Commemorate The 550th Birthday Of Guru Nanak Dev By Making The World Greener

Gurpurab di lakh-lakh vadaiyaan! On the auspicious occasion of 550 birth anniversary of Guru Nank Dev, we appreciate the tree-plantation efforts that Sikhs have undertaken globally at a massive scale to fight the rising air pollution and contribute to a healthy and sustainable future ...
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In Delhi, 27 Deaths Per Day Caused Due To Respiratory Diseases Aggravated By Air Pollution In 2017: Report
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In Delhi, 27 Deaths Per Day Caused Due To Respiratory Diseases, Aggravated By Air Pollution In 2017: Report

A report by Mumbai based NGO Praja ‘The State of Health in Delhi’ highlights air and water pollution are posing serious health issues in the national capital region ...
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Air Pollution Affects Children’s Brain Development: UNICEF
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Air Pollution Affects Children’s Brain Development: UNICEF

According to UNICEF’s Executive Director Henrietta Fore, air pollution affects children most severely and its effects continue all their lives because they have smaller lungs, breathe twice as fast as adults and lack immunities ...
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Investing In Nutrition Is Critical For Economic Growth Of India: Basanta Kar, Nutrition Leadership 2019 Awardee
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Investing In Nutrition Is Critical For Economic Growth Of India: Basanta Kar, Nutrition Leadership 2019 Awardee

Winner of the prestigious Sight and Life Nutrition Leadership Award 2019, Basanta Kumar Kar says that improving the status of nutrition among people can empower them and will have a positive impact on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of a country ...
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What's Causing Those Burning Eyes?
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What’s Causing Those Burning Eyes?

According to experts, people should refrain from stepping outside to avoid air pollution and consume food rich in Vitamin A to avoid irritation in eyes ...
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People Join Hands Against Single-Use Plastic In Dehradun, Form A 50 Km Long Human Chain To Raise Awareness
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People Join Hands Against Single-Use Plastic In Dehradun, Form A 50 Km Long Human Chain To Raise Awareness

To curb the use of plastic, more than one lakh citizens of Dehradun made a 50-kilometre long human chain to spread awareness against single-use plastic and to encourage people to give up the use of polythene bags from their daily lives ...
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Universal Coverage Or Immunisation For All Is Still A Long Wait
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Universal Coverage Or Immunisation For All Is Still A Long Wait

According to UNICEF, immunisation is one of the most important preventive measures against infectious diseases which makes it a significant public health tool that helped India eradicate smallpox in 1970s and polio in 2014 ...
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Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds
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Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds

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
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#BeatPlasticPollution: Indore Introduces ‘Thaila Bank’ To Phase Out The Use Of Single-use Plastic Bags

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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