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South Asian Development NewsMay 04, 2016
Restaraunt Saves Water, Effortlessly

Employees use the water left behind by customers for cleaning the floors and dishes, and gardening ...

Pakistani Workers Hit by Restructuring of Saudi Economy

The restructuring of the Saudi economy means that Pakistanis working in the kingdom will no longer ...

A Look at Environment Law Amendment Bill

The amendments proposed by the Indian government may lead to a pollute and pay approach instead ...

Odisha Women Protest Liberalised Liquor Policy

Hundreds of women marched under a baking April sun last week in Salepur, a town 50km ...

An Oasis in Drought-hit Maharashtra

The underground water table in Hiware Bazar is so tgood that the precious commodity is available ...

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Looking Out for Street Dogs

Feeding dogs on the streets of Bengaluru, a corporate employee, 37-year-old Amee Mendez is a dog lover who has been looking out for man's best friend with steely determination.

A Garden to Celebrate the Girl Child

The 'Shloka Beti Garden' in Udaipur will give parents and relatives the chance to celebrate the birth of a girl child by planting a sapling.

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