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Vol 6 Issue 20, May 15 - 21, 2015
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Consent, not contest
Consent, not contest

Thousands of villages in Gujarat have opted for Samras Scheme, under which the panchayat team is picked through mutual consent. Anuradha Shukla tells us how it helped women do exemplary work

  Posted    18-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 20
Blue to blue
Blue to blue

Once associated with manual scavenging, the colour ‘blue’ presently symbolises women’s empowerment in Rajasthan, where those once abhorred by society now make food items

  Posted    11-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 19
Health tunes
Health tunes

To sensitise rural communities on government health schemes and help them avail and monitor the services in Jharkhand, songs set to music drive home the points effectively, says Ajitha Menon  

  Posted    11-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 19
Nepal beckons
Nepal beckons

It is destination Nepal for the service-minded and those having loved ones in the quake-hit nation. People from various walks of life have arrived to save, help and heal, says Shweta Sharma

  Posted    04-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 18
Cops and kids
Cops and kids

By rehabilitating wayward children, helping them turn a new leaf, the Hazrat Nizamuddin police station has set an example for the rest of the country. Rajnish Singh reports on Operation Khoj

  Posted    04-May-2015    Vol 6 Issue 18
Gates opines
Gates opines

An ‘impatient optimist’, Melinda Gates sees women’s health improving but is concerned over ‘many women and girls who are falling through the cracks, especially in the world’s poorest places’

  Posted    13-Apr-2015    Vol 6 Issue 15
Curbing monkey
Curbing monkey

A scheme to sterilize monkeys is helping jobless youth make some money in Himachal Pradesh, whose help has been sought by five states to keep simian numbers under control, says Vishal Gulati

  Posted    13-Apr-2015    Vol 6 Issue 15
Road to future
Road to future

With assistance from an NGO that supplied the bricks and materials, women of a remote hamlet in the Sundarbans region of West Bengal have built a road through their village, says Saadia Azim  

  Posted    06-Apr-2015    Vol 6 Issue 14
Princely gesture
Princely gesture

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla are behind an auto rickshaw race that will be held in November between Khajuraho to Kipling Camp in Madhya Pradesh to raise funds for conserving elephants

  Posted    30-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 13
Schooling tasks
Schooling tasks

Tribal children in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district go to school against all odds. Besides wild animals, flash streams and a host of other impediments, they make long treks. Dilnaz Boga tells us how the people are being inspired not to give up

  Posted    30-Mar-2015    Vol 6 Issue 13
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