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Lessons learnt during pandemic: innovate and adapt

Lessons learnt during pandemic: innovate and adapt

The rapid transition to online instruction has provided institutions with insights into how they can improve future approaches. 

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Let’s have mental well-being plan in distressing times

Let’s have mental well-being plan in distressing times

The entire world is going through challenging times. In these distressing times, when the pace of the world has slowed down, doing things differently is the need of the hour.

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Consorted Efforts to Tackle Disasters!

Consorted Efforts to Tackle Disasters!

According to the United Nations, ‘Disaster is a serious disruption of the functioning of a community or a society involving widespread human, material, economic or environmental losses and impacts, which exceeds the ability of the affected community or a society to cope using its own resources’.

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Social Media Scripting the Change!

Social Media Scripting the Change!

“The power of Social Media is such that, it forces necessary change”. Social Media is one of the hottest topics these days which is being heavily criticised on the family dining tables everyday. 

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Global Warning! It is real!!

Global Warning! It is real!!

Global warming or climate change has become a vastly debated issue in the world, raising a lot of concern. It emerged as a major environmental problem with other multi-faceted universalities coming into play from the global to local levels. 

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Changing mindset with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Changing mindset with Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a brainchild of our Prime Minister Modi, has been critically claimed as one of the most significant strategic moves by the government after the country was declared independent in 1947.

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At the crossroads of technological innovation

At the crossroads of technological innovation

We are standing at the crossroads of technological innovation where the Fourth Industrial Revolution will change the way we live, we think, we work and even our social relationships. 

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Back to the Roots!

Back to the Roots!

Large scale rural to urban migration is putting an added pressure on countries that are already suffering severely from population explosion. The world is still grappling with the problem of a wide influx of illegal immigrants, and meanwhile, resources and opportunities seem pooled into places that are infrastructurally more developed.

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WHO’s 10 recommendations on use of digital health technology

WHO’s 10 recommendations on use of digital health technology

Among recent news, WHO released its 10 recommendations for using digital health technology. The two-year-long research emphasised on protecting the privacy of patients and providing ways of dealing with inadequate infrastructure. 

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New Teaching Methods to Improve Education

New Teaching Methods to Improve Education

Albert Einstein believed that education is not the learning of facts but the training of the mind to think. The world then could not comprehend how something so complicated can be incorporated into a system that has, for the most part of it

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Participation of Local People in Water Crisis Management

Participation of Local People in Water Crisis Management

When the noted water conservationist and environmentalist Rajendra Singh said, “The Third World War is at our gate, and it will be about water,” the world realised how big is the threat. 

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Combating plastic crisis with eco-friendly alternatives

Combating plastic crisis with eco-friendly alternatives

In India, nearly 40% of plastic waste is neither collected nor recycled. It ends up polluting the water supplies and soil, including agricultural land and is consumed by stray animals.

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Going “bananas” for environment!

Going “bananas” for environment!

Amid the entire world grappling with the problem of environment pollution, some small but admirable initiatives across the globe have restored hope.

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Water pollution: Why we need to act now?

Water pollution: Why we need to act now?

Water scarcity and its contamination are likely to snowball into major problems in India. Statistics suggest that about 70 per cent water in India is contaminated.

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Take it easy, else  suffer!

Take it easy, else  suffer!

Not only the prevalence of hypertension and diabetes is high in India, but it is also a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease which is a leading cause of death in the country.

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Should India Talk to Taliban in Afghan Peace Process?

Should India Talk to Taliban in Afghan Peace Process?

India has spent years resisting Taliban and also excoriating anyone who differentiated between 'Good' and 'Bad' Taliban.  Yet India has recently participated in the talks held at the behest of Russia, to discuss Afghan Peace Process.

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Are we Shielding Enough Against Cancer?

Are we Shielding Enough Against Cancer?

From ripping our physical and mental well-being to breaking the banks – cancers, especially, in India, have taken a toll over the lives of average individuals.

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Wake up! Squeezing more groundwater can be disastrous

Wake up! Squeezing more groundwater can be disastrous

India extracts about a quarter of the global groundwater

Incessant monsoon rains inundating a major part of the region may be insufficient to make up for mindless depletion of ground water. The statistics represent a harrowing picture of the situation.

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Don’t waste that precious life on roads!

Don’t waste that precious life on roads!

Every four minutes there is a life lost on the Indian roads.
The number accumulates to more than 16 deaths every hour and about 1, 47,000 fatalities every year. An additional figure of about 6 lakh people who suffer injuries in these accidents is added to the list.

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Travails of a happily married husband

Travails of a happily married husband

Death and taxes are necessary evils and we are all very well aware of this. But if there is a bigger evil that exists, it is ‘Shopping’ which seems to be every woman’s favourite pastime. To put it vary categorically, I am not just averse to, but detest even the sound of the word called Shopping .

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Shun that bottle!

Shun that bottle!

Plastic bottles threaten our existence and threat is real.
When do you last remember not to have discarded a plastic packaged water bottle on road, a park or just on beach? Do you realize how bad for the environment could the bottle discarded by you be? Plastic bottles discarded by people actually threaten the existence humans and other species and threat is real.

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