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Mineral water can prevent Alzheimer’s memory loss!

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A recent study conducted by British researchers found that drinking a litre of mineral water everyday can prevent cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s sufferers by flushing out aluminium from their bodies.  The research is published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Vol. 33. The research found that drinking silicon-rich mineral water significantly reduced the level of…

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Role of NGOs in supporting child education

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Developing countries, like India, face numerous challenges when it comes to educating their people. A large number of children in these countries are unable to complete primary school and drop out due to the cost of attending school. Many prefer to work for their family than to attend school. As a result few make it…

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Condition of stray animals in India

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In India, where the condition of people living on the streets is so horrifying, the condition of stray animals is very unlikely to be on the government’s list of priorities. So it becomes all the more important for us people to address this issue. The plight of stray animals, especially dogs, is a horrible thing…

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How inter-school competitions help school children!

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A child’s overall development lies not just in studies and academics. A major part in that is played by the various extra-curricular activities held by schools. Almost all the schools these days organize numerous events and competitions for children right from the primary classes, and it is very useful for the kids in a lot…

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Glaring statistics of Child marriage in India

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As per the definition given by UNICEF, child marriage is the formal marriage or informal union entered into by an individual before reaching the age of eighteen. It is, internationally, considered as a violation of human rights. Though it is observed for both the genders, the majority of the affected population is female due to…

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Challenges faced by sports women in India

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Sports is one area where gender inequality is highly evident. It is deplorable that even today, women are treated so differently, especially in sports.  Women in India are still seen as home-making and child-rearing machines. In some cities, women have also started earning their own living but participation in sports is still gloomy. Major problems…

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Why do we need to promote cycling?

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You Decide!    via Taking up cycling could be one of the wisest choices you ever make, be it for any reason: fitness, bank balance, or environmental concerns. You could take it up for commuting or for recreational purposes, and there are numerous good reasons to convince you for that. Zero carbon footprint Economical In…

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AMU: XXXVII Indian Social Science Congress

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Indian Academy of Social Sciences (ISSA) in association with Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is going to hold the 37th session of ISSC towards year end between December 27-31, 2013 at Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India. This year, the focus of the 37th session is on ‘building an ecologically sustainable society‘. And while it sounds like a…

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MIEF project: Earth Day celebrations!

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First of all we wish you a very happy Children’s day! Today we want to share with you a school project, that readily takes us back to our childhood every time we go through the pictures :-). With support of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, MIEF celebrates the Earth Day every year…

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