Happy Meal! A Mobile Kitchen In Delhi Serves Healthy Food To Those In Need

Happy Meal! A Mobile Kitchen In Delhi Serves Healthy Food To Those In Need

Often ‘obliged’ with leftover food, the underprivileged in India end up falling sick – and their condition worsens further when they are unable to get timely treatment. A food start-up in Delhi-NCR,  Rasoi On Wheels,...
‘Was Unable To Stop Suicidal Thoughts’: 19-Year-Old Recounts Battle With Depression

‘Was Unable To Stop Suicidal Thoughts’: 19-Year-Old Recounts Battle With Depression

Bengaluru: Two months ago, 19-year-old Arjun Gupta, a student of Bangalore Medical College, went public with his experience of depression. He  shared a post on Facebook and then decided to blog on the subject. With no particular...
Poverty – A Way Of Life In Odisha’s Kalahandi

Poverty – A Way Of Life In Odisha’s Kalahandi

Kalahandi, Odisha: In 1984, Phanus Punji, the poor woman from Kalahandi in Odisha had sold her sister-in-law Banita for Rs 40 and a saree to feed other members of her family. Then prime minister...
Confirmation That Zika Causes Microcephaly Shifts Debate To Prevention

Confirmation That Zika Causes Microcephaly Shifts Debate To Prevention

The declaration of Zika as a cause of microcephaly may make it harder for lawmakers to deny the request for emergency funding.
Dealing With Depression: Every Case Of Suicide Is Preventable, Say Psychiatrists

Dealing With Depression: Every Case Of Suicide Is Preventable, Say Psychiatrists

New Delhi: Three patients are on a suicide watch in the psychiatric ICU of Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences (IHBAS) in Delhi. Among them is Rajani. The 33-year-old has made three suicide attempts...
Haryana’s Youngest Village Chief Has A Day Job As ‘Burger Queen’

Haryana’s Youngest Village Chief Has A Day Job As ‘Burger Queen’

As a child, she had to walk to another village to go to school after Class 5. Now, as the elected chief, Rekha Rani wants to give her village a better school.
Women Use About 5,000 Euphemisms For ‘Periods’: Survey

Women Use About 5,000 Euphemisms For ‘Periods’: Survey

Menstruation is a subject that is still taboo in many countries in the world, according to a major survey on the issue.
Indian Population Growth Dependent On Development Not Religion: Study

Indian Population Growth Dependent On Development Not Religion: Study

Fertility rates in India are more closely related to education levels and the socio-economic development within a state than to religious beliefs, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of government data and research evidence. The evidence...
Only 10-20 Per Cent Rural Indian Women Aware About Cervical Cancer

Only 10-20 Per Cent Rural Indian Women Aware About Cervical Cancer

Only 10-20 per cent of the Indian women in rural areas have awareness about cervical cancer, even if it is the fourth most common cause of death among women, said a survey. According to the...
9 Women Survivors On What Living With Tuberculosis Means

9 Women Survivors On What Living With Tuberculosis Means

From being snubbed, misdiagnosed, repeatedly diagnosed and asked to stay quiet, these nine women had a hard time swallowing the harsh realities that came their way along with tuberculosis. After braving all odds to...

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