Project: ‘Safe neighbourhood for every child’

🕔10:23, 30.May 2019

Download PDF News Childline Kozhikode is planning to launch a new project titled ‘Safe neighbourhood for every child’ in the district soon, in view of the increasing physical and sexual offences on children in the district. More in News The

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Anthropocene Working Group (AWG) Voted In Favour Of Anthropocene Epoch

🕔14:45, 29.May 2019

Download PDF On May 21, a 34-member panel of the Anthropocene Working Group (AWG) voted 29-4 in favour of designating a new geological epoch — the Anthropocene. More in News According to Nature, the panel plans to submit a formal

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HC seeks Centre’s response on plea for raising abortion time period

🕔08:54, 29.May 2019

News The Delhi High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre on a petition seeking to raise the time period for terminating a pregnancy in case of health risk to the mother or the foetus from the current cap

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Melting glaciers may add 10 inches to sea levels by 2100

🕔14:41, 28.May 2019

News Research published in the Journal of Glaciology indicates that melting glaciers worldwide could result in almost 10 inches of sea level rise by the end of this century More in News Researchers examined the mass changes for over 200,000

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WHO report finds women face most violence by partner

🕔13:29, 28.May 2019

Download PDF News Global estimates published by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicate that about 1 in 3 (35%) women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime. Important findings Worldwide

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In A First, Marriage Between Man, Transwoman Set To Be Registered

🕔11:15, 21.May 2019

Download PDF A marriage between a man and a transwoman is set to be registered in Tamil Nadu for the first time More in News The couple — A. Srija, 20 and B. Arun Kumar, 23 — who got married

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Sri Vedanta Desikan

🕔16:26, 20.May 2019

Download PDF Vice President released a postage stamp to commemorate the 750th birth anniversary of Sri Vedanta Desikan. Sri Vedanta Desikan was a Sri Vaishnava guru/philosopher and one of the most brilliant stalwarts of Sri Vaishnavism in the post-Ramanuja period.

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🕔15:02, 19.May 2019

India’s national war memorial (first proposed in 1960) was inaugurated at the India Gate complex in Delhi by the PM. About Spread across 40 acres, it is built to honour soldiers who laid down their lives defending the nation, post-independence.

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ASI unearths 4,000-Year-Old Burial Sites at U.P. Site

🕔15:09, 18.May 2019

The Archaeological Survey of India’s (ASI) ongoing excavation of 4,000-year-old burial sites in Uttar Pradesh’s Sanauli has unearthed underground “sacred chambers”, decorated “legged coffins” as well as rice and dal in pots and animal bones buried with the bodies. Findings

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In a first for Asia, Taiwan Bill legalises same-sex marriage

🕔08:20, 18.May 2019

Download PDF Taiwan’s parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage More in News The bill allows same-sex couples to form ‘exclusive permanent unions’ and lets them apply for a ‘marriage registration’ with government agencies. Bill gives

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