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Meet The Kung Fu Nuns Of Ladakh

Ladakh: As dawn breaks, the sun edges over the expansive jagged mountains of Ladakh to reveal a world where time appears to have stood still. The chant of monks in a centuries-old Buddhist monastery...

Over 2,500 Indian Children Suffer From Brain Tumour Every Year: Experts

With a surge in the brain related ailments in the world, every year over 2,500 of the Indian children suffer from medulloblastoma, a pediatric malignant primary brain tumour which spreads through the cerebrospinal fluid...

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...

Slowly But Surely, Rajasthan Winning Fight Against Female Foeticide

A couple who ran a sex-determination 'clinic' in Punjab thought they were about to seal a good deal, until they realised they have walked into a trap. A team of Rajasthan anti-sex determination officials...
Hepatitis

How Hepatitis B, C Are Silently Killing India

Despite the cost of drugs coming down and dramatic advances in the treatment of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C, getting rid of both types of the disease remains a huge challenge primarily due to...

As India Turns 70, Gorakhpur Demands Better Healthcare, Safe Drinking Water

Gorakhpur: A day after independent India turned 70 this week, the number of children who died at Gorakhpur's Baba Raghav Das or BRD Hospital in Uttar Pradesh since last Monday crossed 70. BRD hospital with its...

How Young Boys Bear The Burden Of Patriarchy In India

Mumbai: Inside a community centre at Mumbai’s Dharavi slum, Umair Khan teaches a group of young boys the difference between good and bad touch. The 20-year-old is a community organiser with Sneha - Society for...
Reena

Despite Law, Daughters Unable To Inherit Paternal Property

Despite a 10-year-old law, the Hindu Sucession Act, ensuring equal rights for daughters in their parental property, social and cultural barriers continue to deprive women of their rights. The barriers led 28-year-old Reena of...

Afghan Refugee Women Turn Plastic Warriors In India

New Delhi:  Farah Naz is used to attracting scathing remarks and disapproving looks from neighbours in her Afghan refugee community as she leaves for work each day. They tell her she is "not a good...
Turmeric May Help Fight Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Study

Turmeric Is Effective In Treating Various Types Of Cancer: Study

Curcuma longa, also known as turmeric, is effective in the treatment of various types of cancer, including breast and ovarian cancer, which has risen by 30 per cent among women in the last one...

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