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‘Reduce Stigma To Make Women Comfortable Accessing Safe Abortions’

‘Reduce Stigma To Make Women Comfortable Accessing Safe Abortions’

Indian women resort to back-alley providers because abortion continues to be stigmatised: Vinoj Manning, Ipas Development Foundation, India.   New Delhi: Abortion was legalised in India almost half a century…

How A Healthy Gut Can Be A Bulwark Against India’s Lifestyle-Disease Epidemic

How A Healthy Gut Can Be A Bulwark Against India’s Lifestyle-Disease Epidemic

  Mount Abu (Rajasthan): Processed food, an overly sanitised environment and an urban lifestyle can reduce beneficial bacteria in your gut, which primes the body against India’s epidemic of lifestyle…

‘We Could Reverse Type 2 Diabetes In India In The Next 5 Years’

‘We Could Reverse Type 2 Diabetes In India In The Next 5 Years’

  Mumbai: Aseem Malhotra PhD, is a man with a mission–to drastically reduce the amount of carbohydrates we eat. He claims by cutting back on sugary and starchy foods, we…

We Will Not Accept Any Decision That Undermines The State’s Fiscal Domain: Kerala Finance Minister

We Will Not Accept Any Decision That Undermines The State’s Fiscal Domain: Kerala Finance Minister

  Mumbai: The finance commission is a constitutional body created every five years to decide on Centre-state financial relations. The latest panel constituted for 2020-2025 was asked to use the…

‘Small Hydropower Projects Turning Rivers Into Series Of Static Water Bodies’

‘Small Hydropower Projects Turning Rivers Into Series Of Static Water Bodies’

An aerial view of a small hydropower project (SHPs) in the Western Ghats, Karnataka. More than 1,000 small hydropower projects have been built nationwide–and 6,474 more sites have been identified…

‘We Need To Remove The Stigma On Sanitation To Pull More Entrepreneurs In’

‘We Need To Remove The Stigma On Sanitation To Pull More Entrepreneurs In’

  Mumbai: Tackling India’s water, sanitation and pollution challenges is not every banker’s idea of retirement. But for Naina Lal Kidwai, the former country head of HSBC India–and the first…

‘Most Men Are Pressured By Society To Pass Off Their Sexual Abuse As A Rite Of Passage’

‘Most Men Are Pressured By Society To Pass Off Their Sexual Abuse As A Rite Of Passage’

  Mumbai: In the middle of making her first short film ‘The Candy Man’, which deals with child sexual abuse, Insia Dariwala decided to change the protagonist from a young…

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