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South Asian Development NewsNov 26, 2014
Inherited Wealth adn Nepalese Women

Muluki Ain, the general code that governs the nation, is an outdated document. Lawmakers must ensure ...

Tigers and Nestle

Tigers, a Pakistani movie, has turned the spotlight back on the grave problem posed by ...

Why the Sterilisation Tragedy May Happen Again

With a recent drug sample report confirming the presence of rat poison in medicines administered to ...

Steps to Reduce Animal Cruelty

From banning the import of animal-tested cosmetics to stopping the use of dolphins for entertainment, India ...

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 ...

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Creating Ice Stupas To Solve Water Problems Of People In Ladakh
When Sonam Wangchuk saw people struggling to meet their basic water requirements in Ladakh, he came up with a solution of creating vertical ice stupas to store water for a longer time.

The Blind Rescuer of Snakes
Sanjeev Gohil started losing his vision 12 years ago. But this did not stop him from climbing rocks or rescuing snakes and even leopards.

The Last Trustee of Indigo
Yellappa was the last of a family of great indigo dyers in Andhra Pradesh who kept the dying art alive and passed it on.

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