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Hyundai Venue To Make India Debut Today, Will Rival Mahindra XUV300, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon & More

Hyundai Venue To Make India Debut Today, Will Rival Mahindra XUV300, Maruti Vitara Brezza, Tata Nexon & More

The upcoming sub-compact SUV has been showcased in production guise at a Times Square billboard in New York

‘No monitoring mechanism at ashramshalas’

‘No monitoring mechanism at ashramshalas’

Four more people have been arrested following the suspension of all the teaching and non-teaching employees of Nimbaji Kokre ashramshala ...Read More

‘Political quota must be abolished’, says Prakash Ambedkar

‘Political quota must be abolished’, says Prakash Ambedkar

Mumbai: Of late, the dominant and influential Maratha community has been taking out silent rallies across the state over making changes i...Read More

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“Just deepening nullahs won’t rejuvenate rivers”, says Pradeep Purandare

Pradeep Purandare is a former Associate Professor (Irrigation Management), Water and Land Management Institute (WALMI), Aurangabad and ha...Read More

‘Domestic violence highly damaging for children’, says Dr Shubhangi Parkar from KEM Hospital

‘Domestic violence highly damaging for children’, says Dr Shubhangi Parkar from KEM Hospital

A new study by the University of Toronto found that the lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts among adults who had been exposed to chro...Read More

FPJ Xclusive: “Garbage mafia big threat to smart city concept”- Adv Smita Sarode-Singalkar, NGT

FPJ Xclusive: “Garbage mafia big threat to smart city concept”- Adv Smita Sarode-Singalkar, NGT

Adv Smita Sarode-Singalkar is a practising socio-legal lawyer and is an executive member of the National Green Tribunal Bar Association (...Read More

‘Use wisdom while using social media’- Asim Sarode

‘Use wisdom while using social media’- Asim Sarode

Women all over the country are increasingly falling prey to cyber violence and vulgar messages, which can be as damaging as physical abus...Read More

‘Central govt keeps on projecting lies as truth’

‘Central govt keeps on projecting lies as truth’

Sahitya Akademi winning author Jayant Pawar has been a writer, critic and playwright for the past three decades. He spoke about how intel...Read More

Children are losing the ability to read, says Dr Ashish Deshpande

Children are losing the ability to read, says Dr Ashish Deshpande

The State Government’s decision allow government and private medical colleges in the state to issue the specific learning disabilities (S...Read More

“I consider my work as my god”

“I consider my work as my god”

Pankaja Munde belongs to a prominent political family of Maharashtra. She is the daughter of the late Gopinath Munde. As a state Cabinet ...Read More

“BJP only for Vedic Hindus, what about Bahujan Hindus”

“BJP only for Vedic Hindus, what about Bahujan Hindus”

Whether it is the suicide of Rohith Vemula, a PhD scholar at the University of Hyderabad or three cases of Ahmednagar, wherein members of...Read More

‘Stunting and malnutrition  big challenges facing govt’

‘Stunting and malnutrition big challenges facing govt’

Despite several government health programmes, 39%  of children under five in India are short for their age, (stunted) according to findin...Read More

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Secondary status to women affects kids’ overall growth

Mumbai : Though major reasons stated as causes of severe malnutrition are biological and economical, little attention has been given to i...Read More

False dietary beliefs major cause of malnutrition

False dietary beliefs major cause of malnutrition

Mumbai : Around 30% of Indian children aged under five are underweight, according to the Rapid Survey on Children (RSOC), which was carri...Read More

‘Ambedkar-Gandhi conflict vital aspect of Indian history’

‘Ambedkar-Gandhi conflict vital aspect of Indian history’

Navayana’s edition of Dr Ambedkar’s book ‘Annihilation of Caste’ with an ‘introduction’ by author Arundhati Roy titled ‘The Doctor and th...Read More

‘Sex education for youth can dispel several myths’

‘Sex education for youth can dispel several myths’

Crimes like rape and molestation have witnessed almost a three-fold increase in Mumbai since 2010-11 raising questions over safety of wom...Read More

‘India lacks contingency plan for natural disasters’

‘India lacks contingency plan for natural disasters’

Pravin Mote (in pic) is a social activist and researcher on environmental economics and climate change issues. He works with forest and m...Read More

‘Ambedkar’s teachings are tools for change’

‘Ambedkar’s teachings are tools for change’

Mumbai : Today, December 6, is the death anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar, the architect of the Indian Constitution. In this backdrop, i...Read More

‘Politics of patriarchy defeats women power’

‘Politics of patriarchy defeats women power’

A Sabarimala temple official has sparked an angry nationwide social media campaign after he said that women would be allowed into the shr...Read More

‘People are quite ignorant about Constitution’- E. Z. Khobragade

‘People are quite ignorant about Constitution’- E. Z. Khobragade

Former IAS officer E Z Khobragade, while working as the chief executive officer, zilla parishad, Nagpur initiated the preamble reading pr...Read More

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