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The world has been hit. Hard! There is hardly any opportunity to deny that. All of us had been nipped at the bud, and have been left in tatters. Although a considerable amount of time has passed since the worst of this storm hit us, we are still figuring out a way, or maybe a …

Aryan Mishra

Born to a newspaper vendor in Delhi, Aryan Mishra is a real teen prodigy. At an age when children usually play under the evening skies, Aryan Mishra used to scale it. At an early age of 14, this passionate space enthusiast discovered a near-Earth asteroid in All India Asteroid Search Campaign, a nation-wide search campaign. …

Neeraj Murmu

Diana Award winner, Neeraj Murmu was once a child laborer in the mica mines of Jharkhand’s Duliyakaram. Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation aided his rescue in 2011 and that is when he got to attend school for the first time in his life. He went ahead to rescue many other children like him. Diana Award winner Neeraj …

Identities are the bedrock of our existence. Our legal and social existence depends on our identity, with religion, caste, creed, language, and sex being used to define it. But when the legal statutes and society refuse to recognize one of those factors, our identity collapses. What follows, is marginalization, discrimination, and suffering. This is exactly …

According to the medical journal The Lancet – as featured in an article in Bloomberg – Coal provides roughly 70 percent of India’s electrical energy needs, even as 1.24 million citizens die annually as a result of the country’s choking smog. According to Greenpeace and Air Visual, 7 of the world’s top 10 cities with …

According to a 2014 report by the NGO Dasra titled Spot On!, it was found that nearly 23 million girls drop out of school annually due to lack of proper menstrual hygiene management facilities, which include the availability of sanitary napkins and logical awareness of menstruation. Concurrently, the report also states that 70 percent of …

Just like any other restless evening, Vivek Justus was planning to spend this one in the company of friends, catching up, sharing stories, and having fun. But, an unexpected call from one of his closest friends – Dinesh – was not the catch up he was expecting. “Dinesh gave me a call informing that he …

Nutrition is a fundamental human need. But, this fundamental need often goes unsolicited, sadly leaving the fate of millions hanging in the perilous balance of life and death. According to a 2015 report by The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, India accounts for 23.8% of the global burden of malnourishment and has …