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South Asian Development NewsNov 25, 2015
Romila Thapar on the importance of speaking out

A one-on-one with India's most well-known historian, Romila Thapar, who shares her thoughts on intellectuals protesting ...

MY STORY: In Varanasi, 3 Oar-Boys Surprised Me with Their Work for a Clean Ganga

This morning, when I reached the Rana Pratap/Mahal Ghat, I was surprised to see three pisspots ...

Incredible India to Become Inclusive India - 5000 Public Places Will Be Made Disabled Friendly

Nearly 2.68 crore differently-abled people in the country have a reason to cheer with the government ...

Children of Sex Workers Get a New Life

What Urmi Basu saw in the dark lanes of Kalighat gave birth to New Light, a ...

CRZ: Trouble for Coastal Communities

Lack of clarity over legal requirements, shoddy implementation and selective approvals have made it extremely difficult ...

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