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How these men and women are selflessly helping rebuild Nepal

“I came here on my own. I knew I have the mental and physical strength to be here and do something worthwhile.” “It’s the dignity of people who have lost everything that is......

Aftershocks haunt Nepal's villages, relief out of reach

Quake after quake continue to jolt the Himalayan nation. Aid is arriving in Nepal, but its far flung villages remain cut off, two weeks after the April 25 horror. Villagers live amid debris and the......

'Interlinking rivers will be disastrous for India'

'Why should the people of Odisha divert water from the Mahanadhi when 13 out of 32 districts are chronically drought prone?' 'Water is a state subject. Can you really nationalise rivers for which......

Lies being spread on land bill by 'perverted minds': Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses parliamentary party MP's during 'Garib Kalyan Yojana', a workshop about the various pro poor policies initiated by the Government for party MPs in New Delhi.......

PM@UNESCO: Our world is a better place because of UN

Over 1,000 diplomats gathered at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris to hear India Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivering his maiden speech. Addressing over 1,300 diplomats, he said that the world is......

Govt readies plan to bring IT to villages

Rural development minister Raghuvansh Prasad Singhsaid on Tuesday a model Village Resource Centre would be opened within three months in any backward area of the country to provide essential......

IIM grad Shuvajit Payne gave up a cushy job to work in rural India

India is witnessing a radical transformation where highly qualified youngsters are giving up cushy jobs to make a difference in the lives of poor people in rural areas. Manu A......

'Below-normal rains may not lead to a spike in inflation'

"Even last year our monsoons were below normal, then winter rains were below normal, then in March we suddenly had non-seasonal rains... Yet the food prices (inflation) are only falling. This is......

A young man's crusade to light up a remote Odisha village

Against all odds, the young and determined Varun Sharma has taken up the responsibility to bring electricity, education and empowerment to a remote tribal village in Odisha, says Manu A B.......

DoT diverted Rs 33,682.86 cr rural telephone money, says CAG

Government auditor CAG has flagged diversion of Rs 33,682.86 crore (Rs 336.83 billion) from the USO fund, which was set up to provide basic telephone services in rural areas, for other purposes......

'They said we didn't deserve to be here. We have answered them now'

When minnows Jammu and Kashmir defeated 40-times Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai on Wednesday, it was perhaps the biggest-ever shock victory in domestic Indian cricket. Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande......
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How sewage is turning it into less of a river and more of a toxic waterway

Over 70% of the sewage that flows into the Ganga is untreated," says Hukum Singh, BJP member from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh and chairman of the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/cleaning-the-ganga-how-sewage-is-turning-it-into-less-of-a-river-and-more-of-a-toxic-waterway/articleshow/47392528.cms
Delhi's green lung being transformed into concrete jungle

An area as large as the accumulated size of 750 football fields - once part of Delhi's ecologically vital ridge - has been encroached upon, its... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/delhi-green-cover-concrete-jungle-ngt-modi-government/1/439732.html
State lags in recording its biodiversity

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat is sixth in the country in terms of biodiversity. It is home to 14% fish species; 18% of reptile types; 37% of bird species and... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/State-lags-in-recording-its-biodiversity/articleshow/47391840.cms
An education in acronyms

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu TOPICS Amid a plethora of cleverly named new schemes and tech-fixes, the HRD Ministry is... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/an-education-in-acronyms/article7236273.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
A Picture of Karnataka

By: Chandan Gowda Assembling a collage of landscape, local histories and myths, The Emerald Route still remains the best book of general... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/views/R-K-Narayan-RK-Laxman/articleshow/47389685.cms

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