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South Asian Development NewsSep 21, 2018
Balochistan: Metal Raods and Contaminated Water

The small town of Winder in Balochistan provides a damning lesson in how contaminated water that ...

Driving Development with Data

About 150 organisations across 26 countries turn to SocialCops, a data intelligence company in New Delhi, ...

Anti Trafficking Bill May be Overbroad, Disproportionate

The Anti Trafficking Bill should be referred to to a Parliamentary Standing Committee, urges Amnesty International, ...

Thane Citizens Highlight Traffic Problems

On August 25, 100 members of the Thane Road Commuters Forum, drove 17 km from the ...

A Trust for Nature

Himal Prakriya, A Trust for Nature, was set up in March 2006 with a vision ...

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"Signs of Light": Good News From South Asia

Schools of Excellence
The Delhi government has improved the infrastructure in government schools and made them on a par with private schools.Teachers and principals from over 1,000 Delhi government schools have so far been sent for training to Singapore and Finland, countries that are renowned for their pioneering teaching methods.

Guardians of Kanha
Tribal Women of Kanha Turn Protectors of the Forest and Guide Tourists

The Tea Stall that is a Tree Stall
Wherever Chhotu sets up his tea shop, he treats that place as his home, which means he sweeps the area to keep it clean, plants trees all around his shop, and nurtures them till they show significant growth. When he is sure that the trees he planted and the birds flocking to his chinkas will continue to flourish in the care of the other villagers, he moves his tea stall to a different place and starts working his magic all over again.

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