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Category Archive: Autism, Education, Fitness, Kids, Physical Excercises, Youth

Helping differently abled children overcome challenges

By: Varda Sharma In 1994, Jaya and Naresh Alreja found that their 4 year old son was facing a number of developmental challenges. Through their search for medical and habilitation facilities, they...

Defying norms since childhood

By: Varda Sharma Rucha Shere (29) has once again succeeded in challenging medical history by bagging 67.5% in MA (Sanskrit) from SNDT University, Mumbai. Born with Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21), Rucha ...

Spreading awareness on menstrual hygiene

   Sarika Gupta and Ragini Gupta By: Meena R. Prashant As per the statistics from UKAID, 14% of girls in India suffer from menstrual infection (water aid) and 10% of girls hold the belief that...

Promoting sports and its career opportunities

By: Varda Sharma Tanaz Mohammed (25) was introduced to sports at the age of 7 by her parents. She started with athletics and by the time she was 8, she was in the school’s hockey team and...

Enabling youth and mothers join hands and walk together

      Meena Bhatia (Left) and Manisha Jhamb By: Meena R. Prashant Meena Bhatia and Manisha Jhamb, entrepreneurs in their mid- 40s, met six years back at their son’s Parents-Teachers Meet in...

Indian education system should be a healthy mix of theory and practical: Mrs. Shivani Patil

Mrs. Shivani Vijay Patil, first lady and Managing Trustee of DY Patil University, Navi Mumbai is a well known figure in the country. Her vision, dedication and passion have been indelibly influenced...

Marching towards sustainable options

By: Varda Sharma Like any other environmentalist, Seema Pardeshi Khandale was highly disturbed by the devastating effects of plastic bags on environment. With no effective disposal method for plastic...

Streenews gets a makeover

It is a pleasure to inform that Streenews, hitherto a social initiative of HEART Foundation, NGO based in Navi Mumbai, has got a makeover and is now a private entity. Although in a new Avataar, the...

Bringing the World closer through travellers in classrooms

By: Dr. Jayakar Ellis  Young minds are impressionable and biases developed in childhood often take years to undo. Shirin Johari (design innovator, entrepreneur and advertising creative) learnt this...

Konkan Railway installs sanitary napkin vending machines on three stations on its route

Keeping in view the needs of women and as a gift for women commuters on the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8th March, Konkan Railway has installed a sanitary napkin vending machine at...