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South Asian Development NewsNov 01, 2014
UN recognizes Post-Conflict Progress in Sri Lanka

According to a UN official Sri Lanka has become the best country in the region that ...

Building the Lives of Those who Build our Houses

Are the construction workers ever going to be able to reap the benefits of the growth ...

Invisible Heroes of Everyday: The Glass Cleaners

They risk their lives everyday for a meager wage. Lets learn a little more about the ...

Reality Tours and Travels showcases slums as entrepreneurial neighbourhoods

I want to show the people a different side of the slum, people who are working ...

Thomas Kocherry: Hero of Fishermen

Thomas Kocherry was the backbone of the fishworkers movement in Indi. He not only organised ...

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