The World Happiness Report ranked 156 countries based on the analysis of six factors by the UNSDSN.
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It is for a reason that drugs are not sold over the counter and if you knew what substance abuse did to your brain you would stay away too.

A middle class, ordinary citizen, is just that- middle class and ordinary. And it's you alone versus the state In the end.

Under their 'Tarred and Feathered' series, This American Life published 'Help Wanted', a podcast on the challenges paedophiles face in accessing help.

Despite being warned by their parents, they go closer to the house where they find a... 
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Rakesh Kumar Singh and Usha Titikshu have been riding a bicycle through several states for the last two years to spread gender awareness in the country.
Kashmiri Shiite Muslims shout religious slogans as they take part in a protest against the ongoing conflict in Iraq, at Narbal, north of Srinagar June 20, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR3UTLR

For the Indian government to intervene, Hari Singh had to sign the instrument of accession and accept the inclusion of Kashmir as a part of India.

When I lost my phone, I gave up all hope of ever getting it back, convinced that even if someone finds it, the possibility of getting it back was dim.

Human trafficking is the fastest-growing criminal industry in the world, according to United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
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Amongst all the women in the world, those in developing nations like India are the most stressed out.

I checked the Shiv Shakti Nursing Home first. Then, I went to Lok Nayak Hospital as it is one of the most reputed government hospitals in our zone.

'Pravah', an NGO based in New Delhi had recently partnered with International Citizen Service (ICS), an overseas volunteering programme.

Chandigarh admin is implementing policy to throttle the city's nightlife, citing reasons like "indecency" and "sedition".

Today, when I'm preparing for my end semester exams, I read an article which is a horrible disgrace to the entire Bengali community.
A woman on a motorcycle covers her face from smoke coming from burning garbage dump in Jammu December 7, 2009. The biggest climate meeting in history, with 15,000 participants from 192 nations, opened in Copenhagen on Monday with hosts Denmark saying an unmissable opportunity to protect the planet was "within reach". REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY TRANSPORT) - RTXRKSW

It is to be noted that the WHO standards for the same are more stringent than the Indian national standards.
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This set shows MSF working with a local theatre group to inform the community of the transmission of HIV/AIDS. Their play follows the story of a group of friends who transmit the virus between each other through unsafe sex and sharing a bloodied razor.

HIV/AIDS is the deadliest pandemic in recent history: it has killed twice as many people as the first World War.

It did not work out with Mr. Perfect Match No. 2, but he did stretch my imagination about what a marriage could mean.
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Arun Jaitley announced that EPF would be taxed when claimed–to prevent savings from being used before retirement–a move he had to roll back.
Indian gays couple kiss during rally to raise awareness about the rights of gays and other sexual minorities in Calcutta.  An Indian gays couple kiss during a rally to raise awareness about the rights of gays and other sexual minorities in the eastern city of Calcutta on June 26, 2005. Dozens of gays and lesbians braved jeering crowds and walked through the streets of Calcutta on Sunday demanding legal rights for India's sexual minorities. REUTERS/Jayanta Shaw - RTRFJRA

Couples who are in 'unorthodox' relationships find it difficult to survive in the society due to fear and oppression.
A chimney is reflected in a puddle polluted with chemicals at an industrial area of the western Indian city of Surat November 25, 2009. Just next to India's west coast, Surat is learning to live with big upheavals and now wants to become a front-runner in preparing for the impact of climate change in a country with fast-rising emissions but generally low environmental awareness. The picture was rotated 180 degrees. Picture taken November 25, 2009. To match feature INDIA-CLIMATE/ADAPTATION  REUTERS/Arko Datta/Files (INDIA ENVIRONMENT POLITICS BUSINESS) - RTXRLAS

On Earth Day,  India will go ahead with ratifying and formally signing the Paris Climate Change Agreement along with 100 other countries.
A woman carries empty containers to fetch water from a municipal water tap in New Delhi, India, February 21, 2016. India deployed thousands of troops in a northern state on Sunday to quell protests that have severely hit water supplies to Delhi, a city of more than 20 million people, forced factories to close and killed 10 people. Rioting and looting in Haryana by the Jats, a rural caste, is symptomatic of increasingly fierce competition for government jobs and educational openings in India, whose growing population is set to overtake China's within a decade. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee  - RTX27W7D

By the estimates of the WHO and UNICEF joint monitoring programme, around 1.8 billion people consume water which is 'faecally contaminated'.

In the face of India’s growing water crisis, rural women are being the change by spearheading the solution.

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