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    Beekeeping empowers women, brings in honey and lush kitchen gardens

    From Maharashtra to Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh a network of more than nine hundred women are working as beekeepers, to improve rural incomes and create sustainability.

    Top News Briefing/ Six Year Old Girl Raped in Hathras, Dies in Delhi Hospital and Other Updates

    Today in Focus: Six Year Old Girl Raped in Hathras, Dies in Delhi Hospital While the country is experiencing massive discontent and anger with the...

    Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis: What lies ahead could include a constitutional crisis over succession

    Since Donald Trump was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for COVID-19 treatment on Oct. 2, there have been conflicting messages about...

    South African singer Nakhane redefines ideas of masculinity

    The clichéd adage “boys will be boys” has, over the ages, normalised unbecoming behaviours. It has also socialised young men into thinking that being...

    It Takes an Individual to Commit Suicide, It Takes a Community to Prevent it

    Suicide as a phenomenon calls for society to come together in order to address and prevent individuals from taking the drastic step while creating an ecosystem of acceptance and wellbeing.

    Predators, prey and moonlight singing: how phases of the Moon affect native wildlife

    Humans have long been inspired and transfixed by the Moon, and as we’re discovering, moonlight can also change the behaviour of Australian wildlife. A collection...

    Sexism pushed Rosalind Franklin toward the scientific sidelines during her short life, but her work still shines on her 100th birthday

    What do coal, viruses and DNA have in common? The structures of each – the predominant power source of the early 20th century, one...

    India Needs 2.07 Million Doctors by 2030

    With a massive mandate and access to funds, will the government make healthcare a priority?

    The world needs pharmaceuticals from China and India to beat coronavirus

    The globalisation of pharmaceuticals and what some see as an over-reliance on products from China and India has been criticised in the US, the UK and the European Union.

    Visibly ‘Invisible’: The Plight of India’s Vulnerable Hijra Community Amid the Lockdown

    Societal stigma, state-neglect , lack of funds and inability to access food and healthcare have pushed the Hijra community in India into further marginalisation and poverty.

    The Real Key to Destroying Caste is Rejection of the Shastras: B.R. Ambedkar’s Appeal in the ‘Annihilation of Caste’

    As we celebrate the birth anniversary of a legendary social reformer and activist B.R. Ambedkar, we would urge you to read a remarkable excerpt from his celebrated essay 'Annihilation of Caste.'

    India and coronavirus: lack of access to handwashing facilities among poor makes fight even harder

    International Institute for Population Sciences in 2015-16, from where the data for this study was drawn. It found that 39.8% of Indian households had no soap or no water, a situation often explained by the absence of soap during the survey.