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South Asian Development NewsAug 03, 2015
Free Funeral Service Society of Myanmar

After providing free funeral services to more than 120,000 of deceased in Burma, the founder of ...

Every Stitch Has a Story

The Todas are proud of their embroidery tradition, which now finds a place in many lifestyle ...

Magsaysay Award for Goonj and Anshu Gupta

Gupta has being recognised for his creative vision in transforming the culture of giving in India ...

Cleaning up Jaggery

The government of Karnataka has set up a Jaggery Technology Park that produces chemical-free, hygienically made ...

Herbal Exhibition at Kancheepuram on 16th July

Nature has gifted us abundant herbs that have the ability to keep us naturally healthy and ...

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