NHRC approves advisory for transgender welfare

NEW DELHI: The National Humans Rights Commission approved an advisory for ensuring the welfare of transgender persons across the country on Tuesday. All states and Union Territories, alongside the central government will have to present NHRC authorities with an Action Taken Report (ATR) within two months of its implementation to keep the commission in lieu […]

NHRC issues notice to Manipur CS, DGP over ghastly gang rape incident

Amidst tension in Manipur, NHRC sought detailed report from DGP; Congress, TMC, CPI(M) hits out at the centre over alleged inaction

IIT Roorkee’s Solution Can Save You From Cancer & Diabetes

Scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee have developed a simple and affordable point-of-use technology that can remove arsenic – one of the most common water pollutants – and heavy metals from contaminated water. The consumption of arsenic-contaminated water has also been associated with cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Arsenic tends to cause negative […]

NHRC Issues Notices To 6 States Over Prevalent ‘Devadasi’ System

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday took cognisance of media reports on the rampant ‘Devadasi’ system and issued notices to the Centre and six states seeking a detailed action report on “the continued menace of Devadasi system. Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra are the states which have received these […]