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Humanitarian workers risk their lives to help others

On 19th August, every year the world celebrates Humanitarian Day and humanism. The Day designated by the United Nations General Assembly and themed around “the world needs more…” is an opportunity to celebrate the spirit that inspires humanitarian work around the globe. Read more »

A brief about the civilisation under the Gupta dynasty

Considered as a Golden Age, Indian civilisation under the Gupta rule witnessed a new epoch in its history of growth and development. After the fall of the Mauryan Empire, India was divided into several independent monarchies and continued to be so for another 500 years, until the rise of Gupta Dynasty. Read more »

Economic growth at the cost of environment: A case of Mahan coal block

The current NDA government (2015) under the leadership of Narendra Modi made promises that will place India on a strong foot internationally and environment being one of them. The Prime Minister in his Independence day speech spoke about “zero defect, zero effect” policy, referring to industrial effects on the environment (Indian Express 2015). Read more »

Third hand smoke and its concerns

Thanks to the initiatives of the Government of India and various non-government organizations (NGO) in context of spreading mass awareness on detrimental impacts of cigarette smoking. Today even the kids are well aware that cigarette smoking is injurious to health. Read more »

Benefits of globalisation to India

Globalisation refers to the expansion of economic activities across political boundaries of nations (Agarwal, 2008). It results in the economic progress of a nation and a growth in economic inter-dependence between two nations. Read more »

Positivity or success, what comes first?

The relationship between positivity and success is well known. A direct relation exists between these two terms and as there is a rise in one, the other follows. Read more »

State-wise details of AIDS in India

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome or popularly known as AIDS is a disease which affects the human immunity system. AIDS is caused caused by human immunodeficiency virus, which is popularly known as HIV. There is know no cure for this disease. Read more »

An overview of AIDS as a disease in India

India has the world’s fourth largest population suffering from AIDS. However, the estimated number of human Immune deficiency virus (HIV) infections. In India has declined drastically in recent years: from 5.5 million in 2005 to below 2.5 million in 2007. Read more »

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