Electric Vehicles May Not be the Future

The automobile industry in India is looking forward to making a future out of electric vehicles (EVs). By Rohit Chatterjee Bengaluru, April 9, 2019: The Indian automobile industry is trying hard to match with other countries in the segment of electric vehicles,to make them  the new mode of transport. However, certain problems are making it hard […]

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The Success of #FridaysForFuture Leads the way

Many similar movements have sprung up to support the movement. By Aiswarya Sriram. Bangalore, April 8, 2019. The Fridays For Future movement started by Greta Thunberg, a high school student who protested in front of the Swedish Parliament offices, asking them to make laws to protect the climate, has gained impetus, and other movements like […]

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Turning a Blind eye Towards the Planet’s Health

Lack of will to act on climate pledges by countries delays action to reduce CO2 emissions. By Sharathkumar Nair Bengaluru, March 28, 2019: According to the International Energy Agency’s latest report, China, USA, and India were the top contributors to C02 emissions. The growing demand for energy globally has led to both the developing and […]

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Prohibited Words are not Enough for Persons with Disabilities

The measure has been taken in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities The use of the words “Disabled” in English and “Vikalang” in Hindi has been prohibited by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. This measure is taken […]

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Companies Adapt to the Disabled

Cheshire and Accenture among the companies who are trying to inculcate new reforms to be more inclusive. In a recent panel discussion held by the American India Foundation (AIF) and Cheshire Disability Trust (CDT), Jyothi Ganapathy, VP human resources at Accenture and P. Rajkumar, from Cheshire Disability Trust spoke about how they have adopted new […]

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Construction Workers Vulnerable To Respiratory Diseases

Silicosis and other respiratory diseases increased by 25 percent among construction workers. By Manasi Pawar Bengaluru, March 19, 2019 According to the National Human Rights Organization, Karnataka is one of the most affected states in India for silicosis. Sidhappa, a construction worker, works on contract basis and struggle every day. Now he is working in […]

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