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A Two-Year-Old is Battling Cancer and Needs Your Help.

Since September, Hitarth has been getting  fever every single day. He is given antibiotics and the fever drops.

( Source: BetterIndia, Posted: Feb 4, 2016)
Politicians of all hues oppose bullfighting in Goa

Eminent leaders have written a letter, urging the Government against the revival of the sport.

( Source: OneWorld, Posted: Feb 1, 2016)
Surviving stigma: HIV care and the aftermath

It is inhuman that a financially disadvantaged person like him should have to pay for the treatment and medication, most of which is supposed to be given free or at a highly subsidized rate especially in government hospitals.

( Source: IndiaTogether, Posted: Feb 1, 2016)
Rajasthan Govt to Protect the Girl Child through Ashray

The government will place cradles in hospitals attached to government medical colleges, district hospitals and satellite hospitals of the state as Sex selective abortions have been common in this state.

( Source: BetterIndia, Posted: Feb 1, 2016)
Rebuilding their lives with craft

The Board of Directors of this company haven't been to school, they haven't travelled more than 50 kilometers from their homes and are women displaced from their homes in the Ranthambhore forest.

( Source: IndiaTogether, Posted: Jan 31, 2016)
NGO sets up helpline to stop illegal Jallikattu events

Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organization (FIAPO) has set up a helpline to take action against the continuation of the recently banned sport of 'Jallikattu'.

( Source: OneWorld, Posted: Jan 27, 2016)
In Odisha, more tribal voices against mining

p> The Kashipur movement to protect Baphlimali in Odisha is a classic example of fight of tribal communities against the mining companies, whose operations have threatened their livelihoods and ecosystem.

( Source: IndiaTogether, Posted: Jan 27, 2016)
India's First Blind-Friendly Train Will Chug off from Mysuru Today

India's first Braille-embedded train, which runs between Mysuru and Varanasi, will depart from the Mysuru Railway Station on Tuesday.

( Source: BetterIndia, Posted: Jan 27, 2016)
Sex workers turn paralegal volunteers

A confident community is fighting exploitation, standing up and being counted

( Source: IndiaTogether, Posted: Jan 26, 2016)
India Aims for 33-35% Cut in Carbon Emission Intensity

The thrust on knowledge enhancement and capacity building initiatives in India’s climate action plan to help facilitate mitigation and build resilience for climate adaptation.

( Source: OneWorld, Posted: Jan 17, 2016)
New digital awards to recognise excellence of women

The newly launched Digital Women Awards put the spotlight on women achievers by recognizing the talent and reward women who have excelled in digital spaces.

( Source: OneWorld, Posted: Jan 17, 2016)
With Road Rationing, Delhi Fights Air Pollution

Will road rationing help to reduce the pollution level or does Delhi need much more action to control the pollution?

( Source: IndiaTogether, Posted: Jan 17, 2016)
The Government May Just Have the Solution to Farmer Suicides with This Radical New Scheme

It would appear that the government was under a delusion ("farmer suicides are routine"), there is now a new policy - the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana - that seeks to address this heartbreaking issue at its source.

( Source: BetterIndia, Posted: Jan 17, 2016)
A Road Accident Took her Mother's Life. She's now Ensuring No Other Daughter Goes through the Same.

After many days of being depressed, Neha came out of her house and decided she was going to do something that would prevent another person from losing a loved one.

( Source: BetterIndia, Posted: Jan 12, 2016)
This is How You Can 'Gift a Livelihood' to Someone Who Needs it the Most

You can now 'gift a livelihood' to a person you believe is hardworking and motivated but lacks the right skills for the job. And for free!

( Source: BetterIndia, Posted: Jan 12, 2016)
Fifth Global Economic Summit to dwell on food security

The Summit will have the unique combination of Conference, B2B, Exhibition and post event Farm Tours to Nagpur.

( Source: OneWorld, Posted: Jan 12, 2016)
At one with nature while learning about wildlife

From theory to practice, the exhilarating experience of wildlife conservation comes alive in a course for enthusiasts.

( Source: IndiaTogether, Posted: Jan 12, 2016)
Equipped NGOs Key to Success of CSR Spending

The thought emerged at a two day National Consultation on Action for Sustainable Growth 2015.

( Source: OneWorld, Posted: Jan 6, 2016)
The Language of diversity

Adivasi Academy, a learning institute set up by Bhasha Research and Publication Centre is a must visit place for one to learn the importance of language and cultural diversity of our country.

( Source: IndiaTogether, Posted: Jan 6, 2016)
How Sustainable are the SDGs?

Can we look at ending poverty without looking at the structural reasons and dimensions of poverty and inequality? How realistic SDG objectives and their achievement would be.

( Source: IndiaTogether, Posted: Jan 6, 2016)
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