Rekha Rani

Haryana’s Youngest Village Chief Has A Day Job As ‘Burger Queen’

As a child, she had to walk to another village to go to school after Class 5. Now, as the elected chief, Rekha Rani wants to give her village a better school.
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.

321 Medical Stores For Poor In 8 years, Government Promises 3,000 More

New Delhi: The government promised the parliament it would open 3,000 medical stores for the poor in the next eight months, but no more than a tenth of that number have opened over...

More Women Delivering In Hospitals, But Many Still Dying During Childbirth, Shows Study

By Devanik Saha / IndiaSpend Surujmuni Marandi, 24, decided to deliver her baby at the district hospital in Godda, Jharkhand. Like many, she was drawn to the idea of free medical assistance, medicines, nutrition and...

For Children In Need, These Thoughtful Initiatives Bring Cheer

While multiple initiatives are taken for the underprivileged children concerning their health, education and economic needs, an aspect that is often ignored is recreation. Realising that the ‘element of fun’ is necessary for a...

Gunmen Guard Water In Drought-hit Bundelkhand

In Madhya Pradesh's Tikamgarh, a city in the parched Bundelkhand region, men with guns guard precious water of the Jamuniya river at the Bari Ghat Dam.
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UP Bus, Railway Stations To Get Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines

Unicef, the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation and railway authorities have signed an agreement to install 250 sanitary napkin vending machines at bus and railway stations across 75 districts in the state. Agriculture Production...

Watch Video: In Debate Over India’s Surrogacy Law, Voices Of Women

In 2008, NDTV met three surrogate mothers in rural Punjab. As the centre considers a new law to regulate surrogacy, we bring you the conversations with the women. They highlight a neglected dimension of...

Why Six Month Paid Maternity Leave Is Still A Distant Dream For Many

New Delhi: Six and a half months of maternity leave for women in the organised sector is now a reality after President Pranab Mukherjee gave his assent to the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 last week. The critics...
Even The Government Has Started Praying For Rain In Dry Tikamgarh

Even The Government Has Started Praying For Rain In Dry Tikamgarh

In the last monsoon rains, the district got less than half of the average 995 mm it gets during the season every year, leading to a crisis.

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