Number of accidental deaths, suicides grew in 2019: NCRB

Context Recently, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released its annual report on suicides and accidental deaths. Key Highlights of the Report Suicides The report highlighted that the cases of suicide and the…

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[Reports and Indices] Global Trends Report by UNHCR

Context Recently the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has released its annual Global Trends report before the World Refugee Day (20th June). Highlights of the report Nearly 80 million people were forcibly…

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[PIB] Year of Awareness on Science & Health (YASH) Program

Context Recently National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC) has launched a programme on health and risk communication ‘Year of Awareness on Science & Health (YASH)’ with focus on…

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Tuberculosis and COVID-19

Context With WHO underlining the importance of continuing prevention and treatment of Tuberculosis (TB) during the COVID-19 crisis,  What exactly has WHO said for TB patients during COVID-19? According to…

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Indian migrants, across India

Context The exodus of migrant workers from the cities following the announcement of the 21-day lockdown threw the spotlight on the vast number of Indians who live outside their home states. Facts and Figures:…

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Why follow social distancing?

Context Over the last two days, a number of states in India have enforced measures aimed at reducing public gatherings. This is called “social distancing”. With 100,000 reported cases of COVID-19 in…

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How climate change leads to more violence against women, girls

A Case Study for Essay-Ethics-GS Papers-Climate Change, Social Issues, Environmental Issues, Gender Specific Ntoya Sande was 13 years old when she got married — against her will. “I was sent…

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