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South Asian Development NewsOct 01, 2014
Indian Renewable Energy Investors Get Together

The central theme of the meet scheduled for February is to attract large scale investments in ...

A Season of Change

It has not been easy to keep track of the frequent announcements of modifications in environmental ...

A Place Disabled Children Can Call Home

Dayaram Maharjan, a teacher, set up the Disabled Services Association (DSA), in Bungmati village, Nepal which ...

2400-Crore Hydro-Power Scam

Sikkim government’s irregular allocation of hydropower projects to a New Delhi-based power producer and the eventual ...

A Simple Water Purifier

The low cost bio filter purifies water, is locally manufactured, involves no maintenance and can also ...

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Building a Library a Day
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The Golden Temple Rises To The Occasion To Help The Jammu And Kashmir Flood Victims
Guru ka Langar in Amritsar created a record of sorts when food for 1,00,000 flood victims in Kashmir was prepared and airlifted.

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