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In a first in India, Hyderabad recognised as 'Tree City' by international body

The international organisation Arbor Day Foundation recognised Hyderabad for the planting of 2.4 crore trees.

published : 18 Feb 2021

Uttar Pradesh's first transgender toilet built in Varanasi

"It is the first transgender toilet in Uttar Pradesh. We will build more wherever they are required," said, Mridula Jaiswal, Varanasi Mayo

published : 18 Feb 2021

IISc's 'AnamNet' reveals severity of lung infection in COVID-19 patients

AnamNet looks out for specific abnormal features and estimates the damage in the lungs, and identify infected areas in a chest CT scan with a high level of accuracy.

published : 18 Feb 2021

Migratory birds from Eurosiberian region spotted in Chhattisgarh, ornithologists thrilled

The flock of these birds is seen foraging for food and resting in and around a water body between Dongarhgarh and Khairagarh, about 90 km west of Raipur.

published : 17 Feb 2021

Uttarakhand’s first all-woman anti-terror squad gets cracking, to secure Mahakumbh 2021

The commandoes trained in counter-terrorism, a new methodology of operations, evolution of commando operations worldwide, modern weaponry along with Krav Maga.

published : 17 Feb 2021

Lucknow man builds robot to feed and look after differently-abled dog

The dog had reportedly been beaten by people so badly that it had gone blind and deaf.

published : 17 Feb 2021

Udupi girl Shilpa Hegde in Australian Liberal Party’s decision-making panel

Shilpa, who works as an IT consultant for global company DWS, said that she feels good to be on the executive committee as her party shows concerns for the migrant population in Australia. 

published : 17 Feb 2021

Child trafficking survivor appears for matriculation exam in Bihar

Recalling his past in the dingy factory of Jaipur, Ashish tells The New Indian Express that how he survived on just two slices of bread and some vegetables and was forced to work for 17 long hours.

published : 17 Feb 2021

Now, convicts begin growing sugarcane and fish in Vellore prison farm

Altogether, the prison registers sales of Rs 7-8 lakh per day

published : 16 Feb 2021

A new lease of life for French clock tower in Pondy

The tower was donated to the town of Puducherry in 1849 by Diagou Mudaliar,  a philanthropist who had also built the Tourist Home at Uppalam for the tourists.

published : 16 Feb 2021

Former IPS officer safeguards schooling in Jharkhand tribal belt

The former Punjab cadre IPS officer, who took voluntary retirement in 2014, was disturbed by the poor education standards in government schools and started teaching children at his home.

published : 16 Feb 2021

Class 10 students create a self-sanitising bench 'SAFE'

SAFE, created by five students from Shiv Nadar School, is a bench installed with UV sterilising light to reduce the transmission of infection

published : 16 Feb 2021

Panchayat president at 88, this 'ajji' from Karnataka shows the way

She also gives importance to education, health, sanitation and lighting in these villages.

published : 16 Feb 2021

Valentine’s Day wedding for 15 ex-Maoist couples, courtesy Dantewada Police

They could have never experienced marital bliss as marriage and family life are strictly disallowed by the outlawed CPI (Maoist).

published : 15 Feb 2021

Prostitution to mainstream, with inspiration from judges

Stepping out of courtroom, judges in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch district donned a new hat  that of counsellors  to help the mainstreaming of teenage tribal girls rescued from prostitution.

published : 15 Feb 2021