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South Asian Development NewsNov 20, 2017
More Money for More Dust

Harapriya Nayak and Santosh Dora worked with the tribals of a small village in Odisha, who ...

New Method Developed to Monitor Glacial Lakes

The Object Based Image Analysis method has the advantage that it can help map even a ...

Radio4Child Awards Recognise Work on Health of Children

The awards bestowed in Mumbai recognise the contribution of radio journalists in creative dissemination of health ...

Dedicated to Making the Lives of Street Dogs Happier

Paws of India, a unique initiative started by Sushant Ajnikar and Anita Rane promises to change ...

Karnataka Farmer Conservers Unique Jack Fruit

Indian Institute of Horticulture Research (IIHR) in Bengaluru decided to propagate a unique jackfruit from the ...

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