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Why cases of commercial sexual exploitation of children should be registered under POCSO
According to activists, it’s easier to penalise customers under POCSO, whereas the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act is not clear about this.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 17:38
Bonded labourers in Bengaluru rescued from slavery, then threatened by thugs
43 people had been brought to Bengaluru with the promise of a better life. They were then made to work as bonded labourers.
Monday, March 26, 2018 - 19:13
‘Antarctica is far away, but our actions are impacting it’: An Indian student's journey
Avani Awasthee was a mentor in Project 2041, which aims to spread awareness on climate change; this was her second trip to the continent.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 15:44
Radio in a purse: B'luru group's unique way to get students to speak on sexual abuse
Members of Maraa carry a purse with radio equipment inside, creating an informal, and anonymous, space for listening and sharing.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 12:52
Should rape laws in India be gender neutral? Experts weigh in
Gender neutral laws can be used against women. But does that mean others – including transgender persons – should be denied protection?
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 13:25
In pics: Millets, organics take centre stage at international trade fair in Bengaluru
The trade fair has been organised in order to promote millets and other traditional grains, and also to push sustainable and organic farming.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:24
Coconut tree climbing machine and 4 more innovative products from Kerala startups
Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) supports innovative technology ideas that can help solve social or environmental issues while also having business potential.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 17:02
Karnataka separated siblings reunite after 10 years: She was sold, he was adopted
A teenager was rescued by the Child Welfare Committee recently and what unraveled was a story of tragedy and separation.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 18:53
Teen regularly took 100 selfies in 15 mins: When does the fad become a health concern?
NIMHANS is counselling patients who take excessive selfies.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 18:49
Taking 'man' out of manhole: Kerala startup develops robots to clean sewage
Meet Bandicoot – a four-legged spider shaped robot that cleans manholes without any human having to enter the pits.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 17:29