Archive May 31, 2020

Niine seeks support to withdraw import duties on sanitary napkins & ensure a healthy India

More than half of the women are currently of reproductive age, globally and menstruation is a monthly reality for them. Many women in India lack access to menstrual hygiene products and sanitation facilities. Improper menstrual hygiene has resulted in the development of some serious ailments for adolescent girls. Roughly around 120 million menstruating adolescents in

Maharashtra CM’s not in favour of lifting lockdown; some easing likely

MUMBAI: Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday indicated that Maharashtra, especially hotspots like Mumbai and Pune, would continue to remain under lockdown—albeit with a few further relaxations—once Version 4.0 ends this Sunday. He said the next 15 days— when “everyone needs to be careful”— would be crucial in the fight against Covid-19. The state government