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World Rose Day: All you need to know

Rose, a symbol of concern and tenderness is offered to cancers patients to provide them energy as they face the disease and its consequences.

Shruti Haasan lends her voice for AIDS awareness

Shruti Haasan is supporting a digital campaign called TeachAIDS to spread AIDS awareness, especially across the young generation

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Life after death? Scientists find evidence

Awareness may continue even after the brain has shut down completely, according to a medical study.

Film Heritage Foundation to create awareness about film conservation

A week-long workshop will be held in February 2015 by Film Preservation & Restoration School India

Awareness on sexual offences: HC pulls up govt

Last week, the court had made the DLSA hand over the cheque to the victim in the courtroom.

City bikers take part in RTO drive

Bikers in the city actively participated in the Regional Transport Office’s drive for increased awareness about traffic rules.

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'Transplant of Human Organs Act has grey areas'

Health Minister Suresh Shetty tells Stuti Shukla awareness the only way to increase cadaver donations

World Sight Day: More Prateekshas wait for cornea transplant

Doctors say cornea donation needs to be stepped up through awareness

Exhibition to be held to spread awareness about breast cancer

The Chandigarh Breast Cancer Trust is going to create awareness about breast cancer by holding an exhibition of posters on different aspects of the disease at the Moti Ram Arya School,Sector 27,Chandigarh on October 13-14.

The Gift Of Life

Increased awareness about liver donation can save lakhs of lives every year,say doctors.

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Ayush Ministry to collaborate with WHO: Prasad

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Union Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said the Cabinet has decided to collaborate Ayush Ministry with the World Health Organization (WHO). He further said the decision has been taken to give a filip to the branding for international acceptability and create awareness about Indian system of medicines.

Airports Authority of India organizes Cycle Expedition for Green and Clean India

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Air pollution and green house gas emissions are posing severe challenges to our health. Sensitizing people on issues relating to pollution, Airports Authority of India organized the All India Relay Cycle Expedition 2015-16 with green India and clean India messages. The aim of the cycle relay was to spread awareness on pollution control and promote cycling as a healthy practice. The expedition was flagged off by senior officials of Airports Authority of India from Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan in New Delhi. Seventy-five cyclists will cover more than 1,600 kilometers, touching over 20 cities spread over 5 states in a span of 23 days. The 5-leg expedition will cover Gwalior, Kota, Udaipur, Jaipur and will return to New Delhi on 9th March. Cycling is one of the most sustainable and environment-friendly transportation modes and the Airports Authority of India is initiating a green campaign in this direction for its own staff. Apart from promoting healthy and environment friendly habits, Airports Authority of India also undertakes several sports related initiatives and organizes sports activities throughout the country. As part of the green initiative, Airports Authority of India has also installed solar lighting in new terminals, water harvesting and the sewage water is being used for horticulture.

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Street play raises awareness on violence against women

Shimla, Feb 15 (ANI): A street play was staged outside the Gaiety theatre in Shimla to spread awareness on women rights and urged people to support the cause. Artists also held a flash mob and sang songs calling for protection of rights for women. The awareness campaign was organised by the Young Working Women Christian Association under the banner of ‘One Billion Rising’, a global movement that aims to end violence against women. The artists believed the skit, drama, and dances were the right medium to make society aware of such serious issues.

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