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A Muslim woman attending a yoga lesson in Bandung, Indonesia. Indonesia is one of 47 Islamic nations that supported the creation of an International Yoga Day.

By Chaitanya Mallapur: There are 47 Islamic nations among the 177 countries of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that officially co-sponsored–with India–a resolution to establish June 21 as “International Day ...
Residents of a free-housing colony in Agra are forced to buy water from a commercial tanker because of shoddy supply piping in their buildings.

By Sumit Chaturvedi: About 4,000 free houses to be allotted to poor families across Uttar Pradesh (UP) are unfinished and slated for a completion date roughly coinciding with UP state ...
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By Zoya Sham: In India, women are mistreated at every juncture of their lives. Sometimes, the troubles start even before birth. Female feticide and infanticide are practices that have deep ...
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By Rishvik Chanda: Many fear the demise of Indian culture and see modernization and westernization as the villains. Religion is a very important part of Indian society, and therefore a ...
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By Reni Jacob: भारत में लाखों गरीब परिवार ऐसे हैं जिनमें लाखों बच्चे गरीबी का जीवन को अभिषप्त हैं। तो इसलिए क्यों नहीं स्कूल के बाद बच्चों को काम करने ...
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By Katie Ellis: On June 5 British toy manufacturer Makies announced cochlear implants were available to buy as accessories in their toy store. Makies uses 3D printing technology to make ...
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By Video Volunteers: Having a baby in a remote village of eastern Bihar in India means being pregnant with anxiety and a sense of helplessness. Without access access to health ...
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By Vivekanandan Balaguru: There is a silent epidemic going on before the eyes of the general public. Millions of people are suffering from anxiety, depression, fear, panic attacks, and many ...
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By Kabir Sharma:  The hashtag campaign #BlameOneNotAll that came up recently on an Indian media site was a sad reminder of how many people remain insensitive to the issues with ...
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By P V Durga: If you thought that belief in paranormal activity is baseless, and confined only to uneducated people, the work of Kolkata- based Paranormal Research Society will prove ...
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By Prerna Geeta Manian: “Beta tumhara poora haq hai yahan baithne ka, baitho” – this is what an older man said to a girl in the reserved seat for women ...
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By Shreya Bhattacharya: Women menstruate. It’s a natural, biological fact. However, society attaches wider connotations to the process of menstruation, all of them negative. Menstruation is often made to be ...
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By Kabir Sharma:  . Beno, who is currently pursuing a PhD in English Literature as well as working as a probationary officer at SBI, is extremely proud to have achieved ...
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By Kanika Katyal: Would you believe me if I told you that the labelling of certain lifestyles as ‘taboo’ is a product of the modern society? India has always been ...
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By Abdul Muheet Chowdhary:   The previous two articles examined the communal ideology and the implications of its uninterrupted growth. This article will explore some solutions that can be implemented. Holding The ...
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By John Thekkayyam: I ride a bicycle every day from daybreak till the roads become full of automobiles. It has a basket that carries my phone, wallet and camera. On ...
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By P V Durga: Yesterday, a strike organized by a taxi union called Swabhiman in Mumbai saw the roads sans taxis or auto- rickshaws until 5 PM. This strike was ...
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By Kanika Katyal: The girl who kicked Yo Yo Honey Singh’s misogynistic ass is back to debunk all your menstruation myths. Remember ‘those wonder years’ when puberty first hit you and ...
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By P.V. Durga: Growing up as a woman in our society, was probably the most stressful period for me because of all the attention around my physical features. Thankfully at ...
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By Abhishek Jha: The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore has allowed India manufactured Maggi to be sold in markets, reports said, after it declared it to be free of ...
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By Charu Bahri: Breathing doesn’t come easy to Asgar Ali Siddique, 45, a Mumbai resident, especially if he walks fast or climbs stairs—all because at the age of 15, he ...
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By Zoya Sham: The UNICEF Total Sanitation television commercial called ‘Dulhan’ converges two of India’s most prominent social issues – the suppressive patriarchal idea of keeping a woman in a ...

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