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World Liver Day 2023: Foods to eat and avoid if you have a fatty liver

The liver is a critical organ of the human body which performs major functions to boost metabolism, immunity, digestion, detoxification and vitamin storage. World Liver Day is globally celebrated on the 19th of April every year to spread awareness about liver diseases. The purpose is to make people aware about severity of liver diseases,...

PM Modi: Climate Change has to be fought from the dinner tables in every home

Honourable Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reminded global citizens of their responsibility towards battling Climate change. In his words, “Climate change cannot be fought from conference tables alone. It has to be fought from the dinner tables in every home.” The Prime Minister said this at a World Bank Event titled ‘Making it Personal: How...

World Homoeopathy Day 2023: Padma Shri Dr. Mukesh Batra busts myths surrounding Homeopathy treatment

Homeopathy is considered as the best alternative medicine system which contains natural substances to help the body heal itself. With its holistic natural approach, it is known to treat the person as a whole, rather than focusing on specific parts. World Homoeopathy Day World Homoeopathy Day is observed globally on the 10th of April every year...

CSR Leaders: Sampath Kumar Pallerlamudi from Gland Pharma Ltd talks about their ‘Free Breakfast Programme’

Breakfast is undoubtedly the most important meal of the day. A plate of healthy breakfast provides a great start to the day. Studies have often linked eating breakfast to good health, including better memory and concentration, lower levels of bad cholesterol, lower risk of diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. After a nutritious and filling breakfast...

How Gariahat Sanhati Ishkul is transforming lives of footpath dwellers in Kolkata

They don’t beg anymore. They don’t pull pedestrian’s clothes asking for money or food. Instead, one can find them happily sitting together with books, copies and pencils in their hands and smile on their faces. A lot of these children, who reside on footpaths of Kolkata’s Gariahat area, are now receiving education from ‘Gariahat...

How Computer Shiksha is making India’s children digitally literate

Sanjha, a primary school student of a village in Bihar can make beautiful painting using the Paint software, while Chirag has learnt the use of spreadsheet sitting in a remote village of Haryana. West Bengal’s Tamal is typing e-mails in jet speed, while Moorli from Telangana is showing exemplary skills in making powerpoint presentations....

How HWCT India is spreading the light of education among children at Naigaon near Mumbai

Children coming from underprivileged families where parents work as domestic help, daily wage workers, contractual labourers and several blue collar jobs are not only getting to study, but are also getting exposure to digital literacy. This is not all, with learning, comes nutritious mid-day meal at their school! All this has been made possible...

World TB Day 2023: Dr Lalit Kumar Anande talks about Tuberculosis, mental health and why we need to be more human in our approach

World TB Day is observed every year on 24th March to raise awareness about TB and efforts to end the global epidemic, marking the day in 1882 when the bacterium causing TB was discovered. On World TB Day 2023, the theme is 'Yes! We can end TB!', according to the World Health Organization (WHO). ‘The...

World Water Day 2023: Mumbai’s Water Hero Subhajit Mukherjee talks about his book ‘Jal Sanchay: The Urban Water Insurance’

The theme for World Water Day 2023 is to accelerate change to solve the water & sanitation crisis, according to the UN. On World Water Day this year, Mumbai’s Water Hero Subhajit Mukherjee opens up in an exclusive interaction, about his book ‘Jal Sanchay: The Urban Water Insurance’ the soft copy of which is being...

International Day of Happiness 2023: Why and how should we stay happy

Happiness— a very relative term. While some finds happiness in wealth and riches, for someone sipping a cup of tea amidst cool breeze in the garden can be the definition of happiness. For some, happiness can be bringing a smile on hungry street children’s faces, while some can find happiness in nursing an injured...

How Dow India and Mann Deshi Foundation are empowering women entrepreneurs

Materials science leader delivering innovative and sustainable solutions in packaging, infrastructure and consumer care, Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd. (Dow India) in association with Mann Deshi Foundation – an organisation dedicated to women empowerment recently organised Mann Deshi Mahotsav at Ravindra Natya Mandir, Prabhadevi, Mumbai. The event witnessed gorgeous handicrafts and other products from...

CSR Leaders: Simrat Bishnoi from Amway India talks about their CSR projects for battling malnutrition, women empowerment and healthcare in rural areas

Child and maternal malnutrition continues to be a major challenge in India in the present day. The rate of malnutrition even today in several parts of our country is alarming. To combat this, leading FMCG direct selling company Amway India has started a CSR initiative named ‘Power of 5 - Fight against Malnutrition programme’...

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