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'Many stay silent to avoid backlash': This female genital mutilation survivor is speaking out and you should listen

Feb 06, 2016

'Many stay silent to avoid backlash': This female genital mutilation survivor is speaking out and you should listen

For the past 10 years, 6 February has been observed as International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Firstpost spoke to FGM victim Masooma Ranalvi about this horrific phenomenon and how she's raising awareness about it #didyouknow #Masooma Ranalvi #Female genital mutilation #Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation #6 February #Bohra Community
The hills are alive: Nasa's New Horizons spots several 'floating' hills on Pluto

Feb 05, 2016

The hills are alive: Nasa's New Horizons spots several 'floating' hills on Pluto

Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has captured images of frozen nitrogen glaciers on Pluto carrying numerous 'floating' hills that may be fragments of water ice, giving an insight into the dwarf planet's fascinating and abundant geological activity. #didyouknow #Nasa #Pluto #New Horizons #Shareworthy #Sputnik Planum
The only time you'll hear 'Donald Trump', 'Nobel Peace Prize' in one sentence: And he's been nominated

Feb 04, 2016

The only time you'll hear 'Donald Trump', 'Nobel Peace Prize' in one sentence: And he's been nominated

Donald Trump, Greek islanders helping desperate migrants, Angela Merkel and the pope -- some may seem more likely than others but all are understood to be in the running for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize. #Donald Trump #didyouknow #Angela Merkel #Nobel Peace Prize #Pope #Migrants #Shareworthy
Safe travels: IIT-Bombay scientists develop satellite-based system to monitor fog

Feb 03, 2016

Safe travels: IIT-Bombay scientists develop satellite-based system to monitor fog

Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) have developed a satellite-based fog monitoring system with the ultimate goal of integrating the fog information to air, rail and vehicular transportation management to ensure safe travel. #didyouknow #IIT #Indian Institute of Technology Bombay #Fog #Shareworthy #satellite-based fog monitoring system #Ritesh Gautam
Six convicted in Kamduni gangrape, quantum of punishment today: All you need to know

Jan 29, 2016

Six convicted in Kamduni gangrape, quantum of punishment today: All you need to know

Almost three years after the brutal gangrape and murder of a 21-year-old college girl in West Bengal's Kamduni, a Kolkata court on Thursday convicted three people in the case. Arguments and counter-arguments on the quantum of punishment will be heard by the court on Friday. #didyouknow #West Bengal #Kolkata #Crimes against women #Kamduni #Kamduni Gangrape and murder
Air bound: DGCA allows airlines to have handcuffs on board to restrain unruly passengers

Jan 28, 2016

Air bound: DGCA allows airlines to have handcuffs on board to restrain unruly passengers

The DGCA has allowed airlines to carry restrainers like plastic handcuffs to control unruly passengers and keep them seated till the flight lands safely, #Jet Airways #didyouknow #Aviation #SpiceJet #IndiGo #DGCA #Directorate General of Civil Aviation #airplanes #Vistara #Shareworthy #handcuffs
French connection in space: India-France to collaborate to launch Isro's next Mars mission

Jan 27, 2016

French connection in space: India-France to collaborate to launch Isro's next Mars mission

Impressed by Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro)'s landmark launch of the low-cost Mars orbiter Mangalyaan, France will join India to launch it's next Mars mission which is set to roll out in 2018. #ISRO #India #France #didyouknow #Mars #CNES #François Hollande #Mangalyaan #Make In India #Shareworthy #Jean-Yves Le Gall
Tweets = Zzzs: Social media is the reason you are sleepy all the time, claims study

Jan 27, 2016

Tweets = Zzzs: Social media is the reason you are sleepy all the time, claims study

Teenagers who spend a lot of time on Facebook and Twitter irrespective of the time are more likely to suffer sleep disturbances than their peers who prefer outdoor activities with smartphones on silent mode, say researchers. #social media #facebook #Twitter #didyouknow #Shareworthy #sleep disturbance #Jessica C Levenson
Watchmen wasn't wrong: Metaphorical 'Doomsday' clock predicts 3 minutes to midnight for Earth

Jan 27, 2016

Watchmen wasn't wrong: Metaphorical 'Doomsday' clock predicts 3 minutes to midnight for Earth

Nuclear threats and climate change pose strong threats to the planet and a symbolic 'doomsday' clock will stay at three minutes to midnight, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said. #didyouknow #Planet #Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists #Shareworthy #Doomsday Clock #Rachel Bronson
Maharashtra faces worst drought in 100 years as state's water plan falters

Jan 23, 2016

Maharashtra faces worst drought in 100 years as state's water plan falters

IndiaSpend‘s investigation of the programme reveals that the government is spreading itself thin in its efforts to reach more farmers as the drought’s efforts worsen. #didyouknow #Maharashtra #Drought #Beed #IndiaSpend #Yavatmal #Washim