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Dissipating the ignorance

27 May 2018 6:54 PM GMT
It is an ordeal that adolescent and young girls and women have to go through once a month. Many suffer quietly in isolation. Menstruation is a normal...

Ending open defecation: Tough road ahead

15 March 2016 9:08 PM GMT
India may pride itself for lifting the Asia Cup trophy for a record sixth time after beating host Bangladesh but it has lost to its neighbouring...

Air Pollution is no local issue

31 Dec 2015 8:02 PM GMT
The Delhi government has been forced to roll out impromptu, panicky, and quick-fix measures to contain air pollution in the Capital that has reached a ...

Climate challenge: Tough reducing emissions

16 Dec 2015 9:32 PM GMT
With the year drawing to a close, there is much uproar about pollution, climate change, and the environment, both at home and globally. Climate...

For the last mile delivery of public health

26 Aug 2015 9:50 PM GMT
Carrying her six-month-old malnourished son in her arms, Saraswati Devi trudges along a narrow mud track to keep an appointment with her child’s...

The rain gods love a good drought

5 Jun 2015 11:15 PM GMT
Come June, people across the country crane their sweaty necks looking up at the skies expecting water to magically pour down. Streets across the...

Immunisation drives and the media

22 May 2015 1:06 AM GMT
Health is at the top of the agenda for any country, and for India it is even more vital as its population burgeons. Every newborn infant requires...

Will Net Neutrality last long?

24 April 2015 10:35 PM GMT
E-tailing is admittedly big business today. From hailing a taxi, to banking, ordering food and buying clothes, every activity is possible through...

Playing with peoples’ health

10 April 2015 11:15 PM GMT
Health is wealth; this is an idiom most of us know. However a section of parliamentarians strongly believes in the reverse maxim--wealth is health....

Walkers should have right of way

27 March 2015 10:29 PM GMT
Aman (in Hindi and Urdu) means peace. However, a 10-year-old Aman was recently crushed to death in south Delhi by a maverick DTC driver, when he was...

India’s health care system lies in tatters

12 March 2015 11:03 PM GMT
It was a ghastly sight at a government referral hospital at Jabalpur. At its entrance, a big mound of hospital waste—blood-soaked cotton, gauze,...

Pollution on the rise, shorter lives

27 Feb 2015 11:18 PM GMT
Going for a morning walk and breathing in the flower-scented air is now a thing of the past. The first sight that hits the eye is overflowing garbage...
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