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11 Crore Teenagers To Get Weekly Iron Pills In School

Over 11 crore adolescents across the country will be given iron and folic acid supplements to reduce nutritional anaemia - a condition in which...
Gujarat: Only 21.74 Per Cent Water Left In 203 Dams

Drought Could Hit Rice Stocks At Exporters, Fuel Price Crisis: Analyst

That could push big buyers such as the Philippines and Indonesia to accumulate the grain, a staple food for nearly half of the world's population, similar to what happened in 2008.
UPA Job Scheme MNREGA Better Under Narendra Modi Government

UPA’s Job Scheme MNREGA Better Under Its Rule, Says Modi Government

Prem Dayamani, a villager living 30 km from Ranchi, had an average income of Rs 27 a day last year. That's Rs 5 less...
Omega-3

Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Obesity is a major breast cancer risk factor in postmenopausal women, and scientists believe increased inflammation is an important underlying cause in this population.
Gujarat: Only 21.74 Per Cent Water Left In 203 Dams

Gujarat: Only 21.74 Per Cent Water Left In 203 Dams

The state government said as many as 317 villages in 14 districts have been given water through tankers at present.
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Grow Lentils, Soyabean, Said PM Modi. Farmers Responded. And Now…

Millions of farmers look set to switch from growing pulses and oilseeds after a government campaign to boost output became a victim of its...
Why No Woman Wants To Marry Into This Village In Madhya Pradesh

Why No Woman Wants To Marry Into This Village In Madhya Pradesh

Bachelors in Tehrimariya village say even finding brides has become a problem now. No one wants to marry into a village with not enough water.
Water Woman Dies From Intense Heat In Maharashtra's Latur

In Queue For Water, Woman Dies From Intense Heat In Maharashtra’s Latur

A woman on Tuesday died after standing for hours in a queue to get water in Maharashtra's drought-hit Latur, police said.
In Madhya Pradesh, A City Goes Without Water For 8 Days

In Madhya Pradesh, A City Goes Without Water For 8 Days

Residents of Shivpuri face water shortage every summer but locals say this year has been the worst in decades.
Maharashtra Farmer Drought 2016 India

Desperate Maharashtra Farmer’s Do-It-Yourself Dam Saves A Village

For years, the monsoon has been stingy with Maharashtra's Akola district, but when it did rain, a section of Sanjay Tikde's farm would get flooded and disintegrate, the precious soil streaming away.

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