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As you enter Achanak and Gammiwala villages in Punjab's Mansa, nearly 170 km from Chandigarh, a message board with words inscribed in Gurmukhi welcomes you. For villagers, this message board has become a symbol of pride. It reads, "We...
By Shreya Shah/ IndiaSpend Bahraich and Mirzapur districts (Uttar Pradesh): "Path mera alokit kardo, naval prath ki naval rashmiyon se, mere ur ka tam har do," Saidun Ahmed, 8, recited a Hindi poem by Dwarika Prasad Maheshwari, a twentieth-century poet,...
New Delhi: Over 5.11 lakh teachers as on March 31, 2015 were working in government and government-aided schools at elementary level, who need to acquire minimum qualifications as prescribed by the National Council for Teacher Education, the Lok Sabha was...
Gurugram: A 60-year-old quack was arrested by the district administration's Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PNDT) team on charges of selling medicine to "guarantee" the birth of a male child, police said on Tuesday. Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Hardeep Singh said a team,...
Chennai: Along the India-Bangladesh border that runs through Bengal, human traffickers are buying land, building homes and enrolling on voter lists to create cover for their cross-border operations, campaigners said. "Traffickers operating in border areas are constantly looking for ways...
Mumbai: Police, advocates and entrepreneurs have launched mobile apps and panic buttons to report abuse against the elderly in India, where the number of older people living alone has risen, yet talking about their mistreatment remains taboo. In India, traditionally, older...
Washington: Scientists have identified a signalling circuit in cells that can be targeted to treat advanced prostate cancer in patients who are resistant to existing therapies. Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of death after lung cancer in American men,...
Speaking at the National Consultation for addressing Nutrition Challenges, Swaminathan said there was a dire need to have a comprehensive nutritional survey at national level.
For decades, India has relied on female sterilization as its primary mode of contraception.
By Swagata Yadavar/ Indiaspend.org New Delhi: The central government has claimed that 91 per cent of manual scavengers have been provided a one-time cash payment of Rs 40,000 and 108 per cent of identified scavengers and their dependents have been...

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