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Vatican sends message of ‘Fraternity and Peaceful Coexistence’ to Hindus on Deepavali!

The Vatican has extended Deepavali greetings to the Hindus across the world. Here is the unedited full text: Believers: Builders of Fraternity and Peaceful Coexistence Dear Hindu Friends, The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue sends you cordial greetings and sincere good wishes as you celebrate Deepavali on 27 October this year. May this festival of […]

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Suicide rate among Indian women declines

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, 44256, 42521 and 42088 females have committed suicide during 2013 and 2014 and 2015 respectively, which shows a declining suicide trend over these years. This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Lok […]

heat wave, India, Delhi, advisory, 2019

Health Ministry issues advisory on the ongoing Heat Wave

Dr. Harsh Vardhan assumed charge as the Cabinet Minister of Health & Family Welfare, in New Delhi today. Under his direction, the Health Ministry has issued a health advisory for people to stay safe during the heat wave conditions prevailing in the country. At present, heat wave conditions are prevailing over parts of East U.P, West […]