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With Football, A Girl From Jharkhand Scores A Goal In Denmark

A passionate footballer at 17, Sunita Kumari, who lives in a village outside of Ranchi, was recently the youngest speaker in Denmark amid accomplished women footballers from around the world. She plays forward at an...
indoor pollution

Indoor Air Pollution Harms Pregnant Women, Their Babies

One of the major reasons for low weight among newborns in rural India is the continuous exposure of pregnant women to indoor air pollution, experts say. Indoor air pollution caused by firewood and coal used...
Kailash Satyarthi

End Silence Around Child Labour, Urges Kailash Satyarthi

Kailash Satyarthi has been a campaigner for child rights nationally and internationally for three decades. His Bachpan Bachao Andolan has had particular focus on freeing children who are forced into exploitative labour or servitude....

Forced To Quit Studies As A Child, Bengal Cab Driver Ensures Other Children Don’t

Kolkata: It's been a bumpy ride for a 65-year-old yellow cab driver, Gazi Jalaluddin. A good student who was forced to give up formal education due to poverty, he now runs two schools and...
Mohalla Clinic

New, Accessible Mohalla Clinics Aim To Fix Delhi’s Broken Healthcare

The clinic has brought basic health services to the doorstep of the 10,000 strong community at the relief camp and that is the model that the Delhi government is planning to replicate.

Afghan Refugee Women Turn Plastic Warriors In India

New Delhi:  Farah Naz is used to attracting scathing remarks and disapproving looks from neighbours in her Afghan refugee community as she leaves for work each day. They tell her she is "not a good...
Women working in fields in a Kerala village.

Here In Kerala, Water Once Every 12 Days

As Kerala reports very high temperatures, several districts of the state are parched, with water reaching many villages once in 12 days.
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.
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.

Meet The Woman Who Brought Drinking Water, Toilets To A Tamil Nadu Village

By Bhanupriya Rao/ IndiaSpend Melamarungoor, Sivagangai district (Tamil Nadu): Mazharkodi Dhanasekar has a radiant smile and is keen to talk about her achievements, which, as it emerges, are considerable: Building 650 toilets and making her...

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