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    TRIBUTE/ Remembering Paul Robeson: A Singer-Activist Who Saw Peace as Our Most Sacred Responsibility

    “We must join the tens of millions all over the world who see in peace our most sacred responsibility.” - Paul Robeson  Today is indeed a...

    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...

    The women of Kendeng set their feet in cement to stop a mine in their lands. This is their story.

    Across Indonesia, hundreds of communities are in conflict with companies seeking control of their resources. In some cases, the resistance has been led by women. Journalist Febriana Firdaus travelled across the country to meet grassroots female activists and delve into the story behind their struggles.

    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...

    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.