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Urgent Action Needed to Slash Agrifood Emissions: World Bank Report

The global food system is a major culprit behind rising greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. A new report from the World Bank, titled "Recipe for a Livable Planet," sounds the alarm on the need for transformative action in how the world produces and consumes food. The report states that annual investments of $260 billion...

Cyber crime: Govt asks telecom operators to block 28,200 handsets and reverify 20 lakh mobile connections

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has issued directions to telecom service providers for blocking 28,200 mobile handsets and to carryout immediate reverification of 20 lakh mobile connections linked to these mobile handsets across India. If these mobile connections fail in the re-verification, then they will be disconnected as per orders of DoT. The purpose...
Fuelwood Use

Fuelwood Dependence Persists in Jalpaiguri Despite LPG Push, Raising Environmental Concerns

A recent study has shed light on the continued reliance on fuelwood as a primary cooking fuel in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, despite government efforts to promote the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). The findings underscore the complex interplay between energy access, affordability, and environmental sustainability, emphasizing the urgency for locally acceptable and sustainable...
Nutrition India

5 Impactful CSR-Funded Nutrition Initiatives Transforming Lives in India

Amidst the ongoing challenges of malnutrition in India, several corporations have undertaken proactive measures through CSR-funded initiatives to address this critical issue. These projects not only aim to alleviate immediate nutritional deficiencies but also strive to establish sustainable practices for long-term impact. In this overview, we highlight five impactful projects that are actively driving...

HDFC Bank, TCS and Reliance Industries are the top three CSR spenders in FY 2022-23

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) spending by companies listed on the NSE main board is Rs 15,524 crore for the Financial Year 2022-23. CSR spending for FY 23 has increased by 5% crossing 15,000 cr from Rs 14,816 crore which was spent in the FY 22, as per data from primeinfobase.com as reported by Market...
Election Report Card

Election Report Card: Promises vs Achievements under Inclusive Development

Election is a very important tool in democracy. It is through election that citizens of a nation choose their representatives and select their leaders. Political leaders represent different political parties which work for various goals. In the general election held in 2014, the BJP-led NDA secured 282 seats and formed the government, making Narendra Modi...

World Thalassemia Day: Learn about Coal India’s CSR initiative ‘Thalassemia Bal Sewa Yojana’

Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder that causes the body to have less haemoglobin than normal. It is a rare burdensome disease requiring lifelong repeated blood transfusion, as well as other expensive medical interventions for survival. Aplastic Anaemia is a condition that occurs when body stops producing enough new blood cells. Being an important cause...

World Thalassemia Day: Answers to Your FAQs on Thalassemia

Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder that affects the body's ability to produce healthy hemoglobin and red blood cells. Thalassemia disorders are particularly prevalent in Mediterranean countries, the Middle East, and parts of Asia and Africa. However, due to migration patterns, thalassemia is now a global public health concern. In recognition of World Thalassemia...

लोकसभा चुनाव में आपात स्थिति से निपटने के लिए यूपी में एयर एंबुलेंस की व्यवस्था

लोकतंत्र के इस महापर्व में जहां लोग बढ़चढ़ कर हिस्सा ले रहे है वहीं आम जनता और पोलिंग पार्टी को सेफ फील कराने के लिए प्रशासन पूरी तरह से मुस्तैद है। लोकसभा चुनाव में (Lok Sabha Election in UP) वोटिंग और अन्य किसी प्रक्रिया के दौरान आपदा से निपटने के लिए उत्तर प्रदेश सरकार...

Top CSR projects taking care of Truck Drivers in India

Truck drivers toil hard across days and nights to deliver goods from one corner of the country to another, for a little amount of money. Being on the roads round the year across seasons and festivals, they hardly get time for themselves to take care of their health and spend time with their families....
Asthma

World Asthma Day: FAQs on Asthma Answered

Asthma, a chronic respiratory condition affecting millions worldwide, remains a topic shrouded in misconceptions and unanswered questions. As we observe World Asthma Day on May 7th, it's crucial to shed light on this prevalent condition and address the frequent queries that often arise. By dispelling myths and providing accurate information, we can empower individuals...

Anand Mahindra offers to support education of 10-year-old selling rolls in Delhi

In a heartwarming gesture, billionaire industrialist Anand Mahindra has offered to support the education of a 10-year-old boy selling egg rolls on the streets of Delhi. The child named Jaspreet, who lost his father to brain tuberculosis, is selling egg, chicken and paneer rolls in his father’s roadside stall to sustain himself and his...

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