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On Buses, Trains To Bengaluru: Drought-Hit Farmers Turned Labourers

Migration has a pattern in arid Ballari: If there is no rain for a second crop, villagers leave home for months at a stretch to work as labourers in a distant city.
Golden Taj To Spread Awareness Of Childhood Cancer

Golden Taj To Spread Awareness Of Childhood Cancer

In India, the cure rate for childhood cancer is 30-50 per cent against 70-95 per cent in advanced countries.
Armed Men Guard Water More Precious Than Gold In Madhya Pradesh

Armed Men Guard ‘Water More Precious Than Gold’ In Madhya Pradesh

In the nearby village of Dargai Khurd, only one of 17 wells has water. With temperatures hovering around 45 degrees Celsius, its 850 residents fear they may soon be left thirsty.
Partnership Model Changes The Face Of Public Health Care In Arunachal

Partnership Model Changes The Face Of Public Health Care In Arunachal

Public-Private Partnership between the government and local NGOs in Arunachal Pradesh has changed the face of reproductive health in the region.
Uprooted By Drought, They Search For Home, Hope In Telangana Cities

Uprooted By Drought, They Search For Home, Hope In Telangana Cities

In its third successive year of drought, Telangana has seen massive migration to cities like Hyderabad from far flung areas.
Murshidabad’s Young Divorcees Battle Apathy And Penury

Murshidabad’s Young Divorcees Battle Apathy And Penury

In every village there are 10 to 15 women who have been divorced or driven out of their marital homes.
Confirmation That Zika Causes Microcephaly Shifts Debate To Prevention

Confirmation That Zika Causes Microcephaly Shifts Debate To Prevention

The declaration of Zika as a cause of microcephaly may make it harder for lawmakers to deny the request for emergency funding.
Drought Hit Telangana Farmers Sink Deeper In Debt After Digging Borewells

Drought-Hit Telangana Farmers Sink Deeper In Debt After Digging Borewells

"Our livelihood is just on land. Hoping against hope, we dig borewells to grow crop. When it fails, what can we do? The government should help."
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.
These Images Shame Telangana Officers, Emergency Water Supplies Ordered

In Parched Telangana Villages, A Choice Between Water And Work

For the women in Deyyam Banda Thanda, the day begins much before sunrise. They have to finish cooking and household chores to be off by 6 am to fetch water.

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