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South Asian Development NewsJul 03, 2015
India to Modernise Pre-school Infrastructure

The Indian government has joined hands with the private partners for modernizing the Anganwadi infrastructure in ...

Connect Empower Withdraw

TVS, a popular corporate entity in South India, is empowering rural people by helping them access ...

Golden Harvest of Dates

In the business of producing date palm fruits, the city of Khairpur near Sindh holds a ...

Dedicated to the Ganges

Vikas Chandra has dedicated his life to cleaning the river Ganges. He leads a group of ...

Shining in the Lahore Slum

As a five-year-old Muhammad Sabir filled his garbage collection bag to sell. Salvaging trash to survive, ...

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