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It’s a must for a healthier India.
To make India open defecation-free (ODF), collaboration between government bodies, civil society organizations and community-based volunteers is essential. Evidence from development programmes—e...
Every year, diarrhea kills 188,000 children under five in India and the simple act of washing one's hands correctly could significantly improve the health of those at risk. Being in the business of pr...
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Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming film Kabali has to be one of the most avidly awaited films of the year, and government organisations are making sure that they channel the frenzy surrounding the...
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You may want to think twice before savouring that hot tomato soup served on the Indian Railways. Passengers travelling on the Duronto Express from Ernakulam to Kolkata filed a complaint on Sunday, st...
That safe water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) prevent diseases is not unknown, yet it receives underwhelming attention. India ranks among countries with the highest rates of diseases and death among mothers and children.
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NEW DELHI -- Ever wondered why the blankets provided by the Indian railways during train journey stink at times? It may be because these are washed only once every two months. Minister of State for Ra...
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On the evening of 13 August 1865, at a mental asylum in Lazarettgasse in Vienna, Dr Ignaz Fülöp Semmelweis was pronounced dead. His body was brought back to his hometown of Pest (now Budapest) in Hungary and at his burial on the 15th of August, not a single member of his family was present. Semmelweis died as he had perhaps lived. Unloved and uncared for.
Sometimes, I lie awake late at night, wondering if my underarms are pristine. Or about how many women I'll be able to attract the next day. Confused? So am I. But that's what some of the deodorant adverts -- with their over-the-top humour and promises of aphrodisiacal effects on women -- seem to think occupies a large part of our brain activity.