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Watch | Man gives bird few drops of water; heartwarming gesture wins over internet
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Watch | Man gives bird few drops of water; heartwarming gesture wins over internet

Indian Forest Service Officer Susanta Nanda shared a short clip signifying the tragic consequences of climate change in recent years.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Salman Khan shares how communities are coming together to 'set examples', chides lockdown violators
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Salman Khan shares how communities are coming together to 'set examples', chides lockdown violators

In an attempt to spread a message of communal harmony in the testing times of a pandemic, Salman Khan shared a picture that sets an example of India's unity in diversity

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav calls for creating more awareness on Centre’s Motor Vehicles Act
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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav calls for creating more awareness on Centre’s Motor Vehicles Act

Amid public outcry over hefty provisions in new Motor Vehicles Act, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Friday said that there is a need to create more awareness among people and bring change in the attitude of policemen

A new guidebook on mental health for LGBTQ community tackles associated stigma, misinformation
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A new guidebook on mental health for LGBTQ community tackles associated stigma, misinformation

White Swan Foundation’s e-book Mental Health 101: LGBTQIA+ Edition aims to serve as a guidebook for members of the community. It details issues and causes for the queer community, discusses methods of self-care, and provides tips when coming out or seeking help.

Bibliotherapy, a Mumbai-based mental health initiative, blends book club with support group
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Bibliotherapy, a Mumbai-based mental health initiative, blends book club with support group

Bibliotherapy, a new initiative in the city, is a book club which focuses on reading self-help books to support self-care and mental health.

Leopard cub reunited with mother in Satara following 7-day operation; forest officials call for more awareness
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Leopard cub reunited with mother in Satara following 7-day operation; forest officials call for more awareness

In the span of seven days, rigorous efforts were made by wildlife professionals to reunite a leopard cub with her mother.

Mumbai police tweets road safety message along with image of The Incredible Hulk to spread awareness
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Mumbai police tweets road safety message along with image of The Incredible Hulk to spread awareness

Mumbai Police has often adopted quirky methods to spread awareness messages

CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS
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CERT-In has developed a free bot removal tool in collaboration with QuickHeal, starts sending out awareness SMS

The SMS includes a link to the Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre where one can get information about bots and how to remove them

Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy will bring in legislation to curb the Blue Whale Challenge menace
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Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy will bring in legislation to curb the Blue Whale Challenge menace

Citing reports of young students allegedly committing suicide after playing Blue Whale Challenge, the CM said it should be curbed soon.

Uttar Pradesh police issues advisory on hair-chopping mystery, asks locals not to heed to rumours
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Uttar Pradesh police issues advisory on hair-chopping mystery, asks locals not to heed to rumours

With rumours about braids of women getting mysteriously chopped off doing the round, the Uttar Pradesh police on Thursday issued an advisory directing senior officials to contact locals and advise them against paying heed to any untrue reports.

GST: Arun Jaitley seeks support from MPs/MLAs to create awareness of new indirect tax regime
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GST: Arun Jaitley seeks support from MPs/MLAs to create awareness of new indirect tax regime

In a letter to the presidents of various political parties, Jaitley thanked them for their cooperation and contribution in making the GST a reality

Experts claim that bad passwords are a significant threat to cyber security in India
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Experts claim that bad passwords are a significant threat to cyber security in India

Even though the number of internet users in India is expected to reach 420 million by June, there is still a lack of awareness about passwords among the masses.

We must make people aware about digital transactions for India to go cashless
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We must make people aware about digital transactions for India to go cashless

Financial literacy and awareness about digital transactions is paramount in rural India to make the cashless economy a reality, executives of mobile wallet-provider services said here at a panel discussion.

Watch: Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' gets a bhangra makeover
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Watch: Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' gets a bhangra makeover

Two sardars who are part of the Martime Bhangra Group dance to Ed Sheeran's Shape of You.

Digital services provider Lucideus starts Cyber Whiz Kids; a cyber security awareness course  for youth
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Digital services provider Lucideus starts Cyber Whiz Kids; a cyber security awareness course for youth

In a bid to bring awareness among the youth regarding the growing cyber attacks and cyberbullying, Delhi-based IT risk assessment and digital security services provider Lucideus on Monday launched a first-of-its-kind cybersecurity course.

Paytm to setup awareness camps across schools, villages to assist with cashless payments
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Paytm to setup awareness camps across schools, villages to assist with cashless payments

Mobile payment and e-commerce platform Paytm on Monday announced that it is setting up awareness camps in every district to help the country go cashless.

Petitioners seeking ban on Sardar jokes submit a 800-page response to SC
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Petitioners seeking ban on Sardar jokes submit a 800-page response to SC

The Supreme Court has sought suggestions from the Sikh community on how to implement ban on Sardar jokes across platforms