India VNR 2020 Report

Context Recently, NITI Aayog presented India’s second Voluntary National Review (VNR) at the United Nations High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development, 2020. The HLPF is the foremost international platform…

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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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On-track on railway safety

Context: Last month’s Amritsar tragedy brought the spotlight back to railway safety. The average person usually doesn’t understand that Indian Railways (IR) has a very specific definition of accident. For IR, accident…

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Right prescription: lifting the ban on oxytocin

Context: In a crucial development that exposes the flaws in health policy-making in the country, the Delhi High Court quashed a government ban on the retail sale and private manufacture of…

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