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Lalbaugcha Raja to Celebrate Ganesh Festival 2020 by Organizing Blood Donation Drive

Ganeshotsav is an important and celebrated festival for Maharashtrians. COVID-19 outbreak has cast an eclipse to the festival this year as it involves huge gatherings of people for 11 days. Considering the prevailing circumstances, "Lalbaugcha Raja", the biggest and the most famous celebration of Mumbai's 11-day Ganesh festival has been cancelled for the first...

Celebrating and Lauding the Doctors on National Doctors’ Day 2020

Doctors have been subjected to a lot of things. They are exposed to sickness, pain and are subjected to watch their patients lose their lives in front of their eyes. The experiences of doctors are difficult and unique to them. The job of a doctor is tough. They do not have fixed hours of work,...

Apple and Google Collaborate to Help Authorities Track COVID-19 Spread

COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly spread across the globe. The virus has severely affected millions of people putting an unprecedented burden on the healthcare systems of the countries of the world. Even the most developed countries are struggling to contain the virus and the hospitals are compelled to ration their resources. In order to check the...

Fighting Light Skin Supremacy: Brands Remove Fair, White and Light from Skin Products

90’s children, while growing up, have often heard phrases like, “Don’t drink tea. It will make the skin dark’, ‘Drink milk, it will make you fairer’, ‘You should take better care of your skin. Who will marry a dark-skinned girl?’ and many such phrases. It has been engrained through movies, ads and shows that...

80% of CSR Budget of Fiscal 2019-20 Spent Over COVID-19 Related Causes

The Crisil Foundation has conducted a study which suggested that the coronavirus pandemic is likely to exhaust most of the CSR funds of the companies this fiscal year. According to the foundation, India Inc. has already allocated over 80% of the annual CSR budget to address the pandemic, which could impact spending on other areas this...

Patanjali Asked to Stop Promotions of Corona Cure till Verification

Patanjali Ayurveda Limited – the pioneer in ayurvedic and herbal consumer products had made a claim that its research institute had discovered the cure of COVID-19 through Ayurveda. Yoga guru Baba Ramdev – the face of Patanjali claimed that Coronil had proved 100% effective in treating Coronavirus during trials. The claim has shaken up the...

Patanjali has Claimed to have found Cure to COVID-19 in Ayurveda

India has time and again turned to Ayurveda to resolve any health problems or diseases. The ancient Indian medical science has relied on natural remedies which do not have significant side effects to treat various ailments. COVID-19 pandemic and its lack of treatment or vaccine had encouraged many Ayurveda doctors to recommend concoctions that...

Keralites Ensure Online Education to all Students Amid COVID-19

COVID-19 lockdown in India caused a major disruption in the schedule of school-going children of the country. With new norms to be followed, the schools across the country were shut down resulting in compromised education status of young students of India. Considering the uncertainty regarding the duration of COVID-19 lockdown or social distancing norms,...

Reversing Land Use Change to Prevent Future Pandemics

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has said that Land Use Change, prepares the ground for zoonoses like Covid-19, and it should be reversed. Land Use Change reduces the physical distance between animals and humans, which increases the interaction and conflict between the two. These interactions often result in zoonoses like Covid-19. What is...

Environment Friendly Start-ups in India

Atmanirbhar Bharat and its easy money components are encouraging more youth to startup their own businesses, in an effort to solve the problems that are faced by our society in an innovative way. India being a tropical country faces a major brunt of environmental degradation and global warming. Considering this, many startups have shaped...

India Assuming a Leadership Role With ‘One Sun One World One Grid’

India has tremendous potential for harnessing solar energy. The country that enjoys almost 300 sunny days, can not only free itself from the excessive burden of fossil fuels but also take up a leadership role in the world by helping the developing and underdeveloped nations in the world get electrified. Taking this vision ahead,...

The Ultimate Report on CSR of Infosys Limited

The name Infosys resonates with Corporate Ethics in the Indian Corporate Arena. Infosys is the flagship company of India's mighty ITES ( Information Technology Enabled Services) sector. Along with sustained financial performance, the company was an early adopter of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.  Infosys addresses some of India's most pressing development challenges in the areas...

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