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Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming film Kabali has to be one of the most avidly awaited films of the year, and government
Anish Patel was 16 years old when he was on his annual trip to India in the summer of 2010. The Gujarati-origin boy was familiar
Kalpit Yadav grew up in a small house in Kanpur, with his parents and elder sister. His father, a teacher in a private school
Unlike most 68-year-olds, Durga Kami, does not wake up and look forward to the rustle of newspapers and a hot cup of tea
The Kerala government in this year's vote on account has set aside more than ₹90 crore for Mazhapolima, a rainwater-linked well recharge scheme. It has worked because it has been community-driven and participatory, planning is bottom-up and led by panchayats, while the state government facilitates. It is a process-oriented programme encouraging innovation and diversity. Setting up a household system is inexpensive. As a result, groundwater levels have improved significantly in Thrissur.
Without adequate medical, psychological or legal support to help in their healing, several survivors of acid abuse are falling through the cracks of the justice system. Now, instead of waiting to navigate this system, many are focusing on recovering on their own terms. What's more, they are pro-actively creating solutions for other survivors.
It was almost four decades ago when cricketer Arun Lal moved from Delhi to Kolkata. Around the same time the right-handed
BEAS, Amritsar -- Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today dedicated the 'Single Rooftop Solar Power Plant' with capacity
Majeed is like any other nineteen year old, checking out girls, posting selfies on Instagram and flexing his abdominals at the drop of a hat. But the closer you get to him, the more you learn about the rivers and forests he has crossed to get to where he is. For a young boy it has truly been a long way from Syria to Berlin and sadly the journey has just begun.
In a bid to help women inmates in Karnataka jails rehabilitate faster and maintain bonds with their children, the Director
If you walk down a street holding plastic shopping bags in Bengaluru, chances are your wallet will be at least ₹500 lighter
Bapurao Tajne, a labourer from Kalambeshwar village in Maharashtra, worked six extra hours every day to dig a well with his
When Ere Gowda started working as a security guard at an automobile company in Mysore right after he completed school, he
A 48-year-old woman suffering from end-stage heart disease, a 55-year-old man suffering from liver failure, and two people
Lazreena's medals. Lazreena, who has won 12 medals so far — 9 of them gold, three silver, wants to represent India for international
In a move to curb the rampant incidents of child marriages in Rajasthan, the tent suppliers in the state have decided not
KOTTAYAM -- For the first time in its history, the 1,000-year-old mosque at Thazhathangady here, famous for its rich architecture
Follow Us On Twitter | Nana Patekar is not your average armchair actor-activist. The National Award winning actor has been
Roman philosopher Marcus Cicero once said there is no nobler profession than teaching. Tatahir Fatima takes that very seriously