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Against all odds !

India, in association with the World Health Organisation (WHO), launched one of the world’s most extensive immunisation campaigns against measles and rubella on 5 February 2017. For that campaign, health worker Geeta Verma trudged through tumultuous terrains on her bike and walked long distances to far-flung settlements to immunise children in Mandi’s remotest settlements, high in the hills of Himachal ... Read More »

Indian roads will be Accident free soon !!

International Road Assessment Programme, a UK based organisation that assists governments make roads safer world over, will engage central and state road transport ministries and highway authorities to assess Indian roads on the basis of its risk profile. The India chapter of the organisation (IndiaRAP) has been hosted by the Asian Institute of Transport Development (AITD), a not-for-profit organization devoted ... Read More »

App turns Sign Language Converted Into Readable Text

For people with hearing and speech impairment, communication with the outside world is often an onerous task. Only members of their close circle of friends or immediate family make a genuine attempt at learning it. When they step out into the job market, very few people try to learn sign language, and this creates real barriers to any sort progress ... Read More »

China-based Trina Solar

China-based Trina Solar, the world’s biggest solar panel maker, has put on hold its make-in-India plan to set up a 1,000 megawatt manufacturing unit in India because of low prices and absence of supportive policies but it will invest up to $500 million if it gets the right incentives. In 2015, Trina Solar bought land near Visakhapatnam to set up ... Read More »

Keeping a promise to Nirbhaya

This Mumbai Man Is Keeping His Promise to ‘Nirbhaya’, and Wants You to Join Him as Well. To take a step forward, Dipesh now works for US-based NGO ‘Take her back’ – which works against human trafficking in India. https://www.thebetterindia.com/119941/dipesh-tank-mumbai-war-against-railway-rowdies/ Read More »

India’s First Indigenous Computers

Did you know that the credit for kick-starting India’s computer revolution goes to a epic clash between two scientific titans? Here’s the interesting story! https://www.thebetterindia.com/119136/the-fascinating-story-of-how-indias-first-indigenous-computers-were-built/ Read More »

GST Rules Eased !!

If you have been wondering about how the changes in GST rules will affect your everyday life, here are the key takeaways from Friday’s GST Council meet. https://www.thebetterindia.com/117578/gst-council-meet-cheaper-tax-cuts-arun-jaitley-small-business-exporters/ Read More »

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