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Differences in Social Distancing, Quarantine and Isolation

Coronavirus or more popularly known as COVID-19 has caused a major shock to the world. It has been proved that no country, no matter how developed their economy or healthcare systems are, is ready to face a pandemic of this scale. Considering the fact that no vaccine is available in the market to prevent...
Uttarakhand Forest fire

Uttarakhand Forest Fires – Environment Emergency or Social Media Hype

The country is going through major economic and health crisis caused because of COVID-19 outbreak. While the country is still struggling to cope with this, another tragic problem has emerged in the state of Uttarakhand in the form of forest fires. A fire broke out on 24th May 2020 in Srinagar of Pauri Garhwal district...
Zoom Video Call

Business in the Post COVID-19 World

Technology has made major advancements every time the world is under crisis. Development of nuclear technology during World War II and space technology during the cold war era are examples of this. The world is again facing the crisis with COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, giving another opportunity to the world for technological advancement in yet...
Powerful woman - Gender Equality

State of Gender Equality in the World

According to the latest Gender Social Norms Index released by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), there is no country in the world that has gender equality. The index that measures how social beliefs obstruct gender equality in areas like politics, work, and education contains data from 75 countries and covers over 80 per...
Biodiversity Hotspots in India - Western Ghats

International Day for Biological Diversity 2020 – Biodiversity Hotspots in India

Biodiversity is crucial to the existence of life in its current form on earth. However, with increasing human imposition and interference in earth’s reserves and processes, several species of flora and fauna are pushed to the verge of extinction. In fact, biologists have estimated that species extinctions are currently 500–1000 times the rate seen...
Afforestation Forest

ITC And JSPL – Leaders of CSR in Afforestation in India

Forests are crucial for the survival of life on earth. From controlling the environment, preserving biodiversity to generating economic benefits and renewable energy, the importance of forests is multifold. This is why deforestation for the purpose of development has caused more damage than ever to the world. Campaigns across the world to stop deforestation have...

The Complete Report on CSR of Jindal Steel and Power Limited

Shri O.P. Jindal found Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) 30 years ago and made the Jindal Group synonymous with mining and Industrialization in India. He also ensured that JSPL used its profits and resources for the betterment of the society through the CSR initiatives of JSPL Foundation. JSPL Foundation has been spending on...

An Opportunity to Reform the Education System in India

The Indian education system has been criticized by experts, employers, leaders as well as the public in general. This has also been proven by the high rate of un-employability among the youth in the country. A large number of coaching institutions for various professional courses as well as competitive exams also indicate that formal...

India’s Stand in Global Malnutrition Report 2020

According to the Global Nutrition Report 2020, India is among the 88 countries that are likely to miss global nutrition targets by 2025. The report also identified the country as one with the highest rates of domestic inequalities in malnutrition. What are Global Nutrition Targets? In 2012, the World Health Assembly - the decision-making body of the...

Support for Sanitation Workers during COVID-19

Sanitation workers are the backbone of our country. Without them working disregarding their own health and safety, survival would be impossible in most of the cities in the country. During the current crisis caused because of COVID-19 pandemic, the roles of sanitation workers are as important as those of doctors or other healthcare workers. Sanitation...

International Nurses Day 2020 – Gratitude to the Frontline Workers of Healthcare System

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on 12th May every year. It is the day to mark the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale who is widely considered the founder of modern-day nursing. The international council of nurses (ICN) initiated the International Nurses Day and was celebrated for the first time in 1965. International...

World Red Cross Day 2020 – Lauding The Frontline Health Workers

World Red Cross Day is observed every year on May 8th to celebrate the principles of the "International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement”. It is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, who was born on 8 May 1828. Dunant was the founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)...

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