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In A First, Kochi Hospital Performs Dual Live-donor Transplant, Saves Baby

In a first, a 20-month-old girl, weighing just seven kg, got a new lease of life after doctors performed a complex surgery where live-donor liver and kidney transplant took place simultaneously. This is the first time in the world that a dual live-donor liver and kidney transplant surgery has been …

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‘Break the Bloody Taboo’: School Girls In Delhi To Get Lessons In Menstruation

FAQs about menstruation will now be answered at Delhi government schools with an NGO conducting “period talks” for teenage girls. In a campaign named “Break the Bloody taboo”, NGO Sacchi Saheli which started with imparting these lessons in slums will now conduct sessions in 70 government-run schools. “Usually lessons on …

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Sharp Rise in Number Of Girls Opting For Science, Engineering Courses

Globally, only 28 per cent of researchers are women and in India, this percentage is quite low, with only 14 per cent of women researchers, according to a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) report. The report by UNESCO explains this rise in the number of enrolment of girls in science …

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Indian woman’s harrowing tale of escape from flesh trade in the name of home service in Saudi parlours

All the girls who seek employment in foreign lands especially in Gulf should make thorough background checks of agents who promise them with lucrative offers but later when they reach those places, the reality is the exact opposite and they are stuck in the worse situations possible. One case in …

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Bengal Woman Died On Holiday. Her Family’s Gesture Helped Save 2 Lives

Kolkata and Kochi have tied a curious knot. A woman from Bengal’s capital was on a holiday in a houseboat in the backwaters of Kerala, when she suffered a cardiac arrest on Republic Day. She was rushed to a hospital in Kochi, put in the ICU but on February 9, …

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Angry man mercilessly hits his wife repeatedly before beheading her over cooking spicy food!

In another piece of disturbing news, a 40-year old plumber in a fit of rage brutally killed his wife in East Delhi’s Madhu Vihar. The accused Subodh hacked his wife Manisha into pieces to get rid of frequent quarrels which they were having over his second marriage. There were 22 …

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As One Billion Women Rise, We Need To Look To The Ground

One Billion Rising is a global movement started in 2013 by Eve Ensler, author of The Vagina Monologues. The campaign draws from the history of V-Day protests and aims to fight the multiple forms of violence against women and girls—including rape, domestic abuse, battery, incest, female genital mutilation, and sex trafficking, which …

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Hindu-Muslim Couples across Generations on How Love Is A Fight They Didn’t Give Up On

Far right groups from all religions have come out to play and frankly, this is as ugly as it gets. Yet, amid this unbridled anti-Hindu, anti-Muslim anti-humanity hate-fest, human beings continue being human beings. And some of them fall in love. We spoke to four Hindu-Muslim couples from four generations …

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WATCH: 12-Year-Old Requests PM Modi to Ensure That History Of The Northeast Is Taught In Schools

If there is one thing that you either watch or read today, let it be this. Twelve-year-old Aaira Goswami from Assam has written a letter and posted a video, requesting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure that the history of the Northeast is included in school textbooks all over the …

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How has a tiny infant become a talking point in key elections of Uttar Pradesh?

Between this hullabaloo of elections in Northern India, a young baby has emerged as a talking point. Khazanchi Nath is a 2 months and 11 days old infant. His name has an interesting story of its own. Khazanchi means “treasurer”in hindi. On 2 December 2016, Sarvesha Devi who was heavily …

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