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South Asian Development NewsAug 01, 2014
PM aims to build developed Bangladesh by 2041

The Bangladeshi Premier has sought cooperation of people for building a prosperous Bangladesh by the ...

'E' is for efficiency, but what about empathy?

The recent move of MOEF for introducing e-filing of applications for approval of forest land diversion ...

Empowering Patients And Bridging The Doctor-Patient Gap

The anxiety, fear and vulnerability of the patient and his family need to be addressed too. ...

He is Leading Rural India to a Healthier Tomorrow: One Toilet at a Time

A rural village near Mumbai had no toilets until Atul Bhide came and constructed over 200 ...

Rescuing 30,000 Snakes In 30 Years

Whenever we spot a snake, we tend to panic and run away. But Vava Suresh reacts ...

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The Kindness Of Strangers Can Get You Free Food, Rides, Artefacts In India!
Imagine getting into an autorickshaw and at the end of the ride being told that someone has already paid for it. Well, you might find yourself more at the receiving end of such "random acts of kindness" as the concept of gift economy takes shape in India.

Give and Give
P Kalyansundaram, who donated his lifetime salary for charity, has inspired social workers in Tamil Nadu for years.

Indian government gets robust about sanitation
Giving high priority to sanitation, the Indian government said that we intend to provide toilets to every house by 2019.

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