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India's WASH policies unduly burden women; need to build sensitive ecosystem, communication for social change
India

India's WASH policies unduly burden women; need to build sensitive ecosystem, communication for social change

Involving women in designing, planning, and implementing water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes helps decrease school dropout rates, improve literacy rates and health outcomes

Tackling menstruation sustainably: How India's battle to provide environment-friendly sanitary pads is far from won
India

Tackling menstruation sustainably: How India's battle to provide environment-friendly sanitary pads is far from won

Though the Suvidha Initiative, which Narendra Modi championed in his Independence Day Speech, helped improve access to affordable sanitary pads, the oxo-degradable pads do not meet environmental quality standards

AI-Powered Panasonic Refrigerators ensure optimum cooling and maximum savings
News & Analysis

AI-Powered Panasonic Refrigerators ensure optimum cooling and maximum savings

Panasonic refrigerators offer a flat surface design with impressive straight lines and rounded corners for a refined look that adds to your kitchen's aesthetics.

Redevelopment plans for Dharavi are focused on high rises. COVID-19 crisis underlines critics' concerns about blinkered approach
Lifestyle

Redevelopment plans for Dharavi are focused on high rises. COVID-19 crisis underlines critics' concerns about blinkered approach

In the post-COVID world, how much would design and structural modifications in places like Dharavi, contribute to bringing about substantial change in the living conditions of people living in overcrowded slums? Journalist and researcher Dipti Nagpaul explores.

Second wave of COVID-19: What we can learn from 1918 Spanish flu and why caution fatigue is biggest challenge
World

Second wave of COVID-19: What we can learn from 1918 Spanish flu and why caution fatigue is biggest challenge

Many people in India are starting to join millions of people worldwide in wondering about a potential second wave of COVID-19

COVID-19 precautions: Six common and dangerous mistakes you may make while wearing a face mask
India

COVID-19 precautions: Six common and dangerous mistakes you may make while wearing a face mask

SARS-CoV-2 can stay active on surfaces for quite a while and touching your face or mask is a bad habit that can increase transmission risks.

OYO takes measures to mitigate COVID-19 impact, offer quality hospitality experience
Business

OYO takes measures to mitigate COVID-19 impact, offer quality hospitality experience

Hospitality firm OYO on Tuesday said it is taking several measures to minimise the impact of COVID-19, and innovating to meet new standards of good quality hospitality experience at its hotels

Life after lockdown Part 3: How to let people back into your homes while preventing COVID-19
Health

Life after lockdown Part 3: How to let people back into your homes while preventing COVID-19

Here are some things you can consciously do to make this transition easier for yourself and for those who’re entering your homes.

Bus, train passengers optimistic of resuming travel in next three months; priority shifts to safety, hygiene: Survey
Business

Bus, train passengers optimistic of resuming travel in next three months; priority shifts to safety, hygiene: Survey

Professional or work-related travel takes top priority followed by social travel as opposed to planned holidays. A whopping 71 percent participants indicated a drop in their planned holidays this year.

Online car sales may gain traction post-COVID-19 due to fears of infection; auto retail needs to become virtual: EY
Business

Online car sales may gain traction post-COVID-19 due to fears of infection; auto retail needs to become virtual: EY

Indian OEMs and car aggregators can take a cue from global players and gradually develop their capabilities to support this transformation

Coronavirus Outbreak: Quikr launches stillopen.in to help people find out essential utilities in nearby areas
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Quikr launches stillopen.in to help people find out essential utilities in nearby areas

Quikr is ensuring this through stillopen.in by helping people find stores open nearby.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Follow these steps to maintain hygiene while handling fruits, vegetables at market and home
Health

Coronavirus Outbreak: Follow these steps to maintain hygiene while handling fruits, vegetables at market and home

Amid coronavirus outbreak, practising the right protocols to safely handle fruits and vegetables at the market and home is of optimum importance

Child-care: Toilet training made easy
Health

Child-care: Toilet training made easy

Here, we look at ways to toilet train your child as well as important hygiene lessons to teach them at this age.

The humble tea towel in your kitchen is harbouring some nasty bacteria
Health

The humble tea towel in your kitchen is harbouring some nasty bacteria

University of Mauritius researchers collected 100 tea towels and cultured the bacteria from them to identify the types and load of bacteria.

Union Budget 2019: Social sector experts urge Nirmala Sitharaman to spend more on education, hygiene, woman safety
Business

Union Budget 2019: Social sector experts urge Nirmala Sitharaman to spend more on education, hygiene, woman safety

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman should focus on education, hygiene, woman safety, nutrition of infants in the forthcoming budget, suggested social sector experts in their pre-budget meeting

Fight to demystify menstruation is on in rural India, where the taboo continues to costs lives
science

Fight to demystify menstruation is on in rural India, where the taboo continues to costs lives

While people in urban cities are more open to talking about it, the veil is still very much present in rural India.

Cats get their way: Better for cats, caretakers that they stay indoors, study finds
science

Cats get their way: Better for cats, caretakers that they stay indoors, study finds

Cats transmit diseases to caretakers & while you may not mind, some are potentially lethal, study finds.

Amway India to tap tier II,III markets under personal care business as segment sees double-digit growth in last 5 years
Business

Amway India to tap tier II,III markets under personal care business as segment sees double-digit growth in last 5 years

With the Amway direct sellers base, the company is aiming for a deeper product penetration especially in tier II and III cities, Shah said.

Zomato delists 5,000 restaurants in February for failing to meet hygiene standards; joins hands with FSSAI for audits
Business

Zomato delists 5,000 restaurants in February for failing to meet hygiene standards; joins hands with FSSAI for audits

Zomato, along with the FSSAI, is conducting audit of all restaurants listed on the platform, across 150 cities in the country, where it has presence.

9 Months | Season 3 | Important facts about vaccinations
9 Months

9 Months | Season 3 | Important facts about vaccinations

Even today, many lives are lost to vaccine preventable diseases. That's why asking your paediatrician about these diseases is very important! Esha Bhatia shares her journey of understanding vaccines to protect her baby…