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Armed with a brush, a dalit fights paralysis with miniature art

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Around 15 years ago Ranjit Kumar Regar, a dalit man from the beautiful city of Udaipur in Southern Rajasthan met with a fatal accident when he fell from a roof and got paralysed.

Struggles never end in life, says Quantico star Priyanka Chopra

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra feels that instead of feeling jealous of each other women support women.

Sexuality of an individual is a very private matter: Priya Dutt

Congress leader Priya Dutt feels that sexual minorities and sex workers have an equal right to dignified life.

LED bulbs for Indian poor, courtesy American girl

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A teenage American girl of Indian origin is lighting up the lives of the underprivileged Indians by distributing LED bulbs bought the money raised by her for the noble cause.

Society loves to imagine the worst: Shovna Narayan

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India set to paint its national highways green

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Our key mandate in India is to reduce rural poverty: Rasha Omar, IFAD

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Rasha Omar, Country Programme Manager for India, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that the UN agricultural arm is focused on rain fed areas in India.

All religions are used by men to control women: Mona Eltahawy

Egyptian-American Mona Eltahawy, an award-winning journalist and a vocal speaker on women’s rights believes that all religions are used by men to control women.

Art of Living denies causing damage to river Yamuna

The Art of Living Foundation (AOL), an international humanitarian organisation, and the organiser of the controversial World Culture Festival, has denied allegations of violating environmental laws during preparations at World Culture Fest site on the Yamuna floodplains in Delhi.

Indian government launches mobile app on HIV/AIDS

Now, a mobile application called HELP (HIV Education and Linkage to Prevention) will provide complete information on HIV, increase awareness and risk perception.

Bihar village gears up to own water treatment plant

Khaira, a small village of Bihar, is all set to launch a community owned Reverse Osmosis (RO) Water Purification Plant for providing clean water to the villagers. Khaira is located in Kharagpur Block of Munger, one of the two districts in Bihar that are enlisted as both arsenic and fluoride contaminated.