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South Asian Development NewsNov 22, 2014
Beauty without cruelty: India becomes first South Asian country to ban animal-tested cosmetics

Coming five months after India announced a national ban on animal testing for cosmetics, the ban ...

 
Odisha's tribal Women Show the Way to Food Security

In 25 villages across Rayagada district of Odisha, tribal village women have reclaimed the denuded commons ...

Changing Lives In Rural India with Mobil Ideas

From helping women deal with the scourge of domestic violence to sharing secrets for growing the ...

 
Hundreds of Nepalis Campaign Against Child Sex Abuse

Hundreds of people and nearly three dozen organisations collectively launched a mass campaign against child sexual ...

Ten Indian Bird Habitats in Danger

BNHS studies have shown that the IBAs including Flamingo City in Kutch, Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary ...

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Saving Saviours
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