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Vol 7 Issue 26, Jun 24 - 30, 2016
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Deco’s gameplan
Deco’s gameplan

Portuguese footballer Deco has an advice to improve the game in India. Starting with futsal, a variant of the game played indoors, can help children with the skills, he tells Aritra Chowdhury

  Posted    25-Jun-2016    Vol 7 Issue 26
Women friendly
Women friendly

The need to innovate women-friendly agricultural equipment is being given priority as men from rural areas are migrating to cities. Imran Khan reports on the government proposals on the front

  Posted    25-Jun-2016    Vol 7 Issue 26
Food challenges
Food challenges

Though pulses, millets and a host of other crops that were once treated as orphans have been adopted to combat hunger, feeding everyone on earth remains a global challenge, says Kevin Tiessen

  Posted    18-Jun-2016    Vol 7 Issue 25
Prison play
Prison play

Multi-faceted dancer Alokananda Roy uses arts, especially traditional dance and music, to change lives. Sujit Bhar reports on how she has harnessed the histrionic talents of prison convicts

  Posted    18-Jun-2016    Vol 7 Issue 25
Digital revolution
Digital revolution

An educative initiative using internet has transformed the lives of women in Rajasthan’s Dholpur district, helping them gain knowledge and also raise their social status, says Somrita Ghosh

  Posted    18-Jun-2016    Vol 7 Issue 25
Nostalgic ride
Nostalgic ride

A last vestige of colonial era, an antique train with wooden coaches still chugs on India’s only private railway line in Maharashtra. Narendra Kaushik traces the journey of Shakuntala Express

  Posted    18-Jun-2016    Vol 7 Issue 25
War memorial
War memorial

To keep alive memories of the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh, the Tripura government has built a park, Bharat-Bangladesh Maitri Udyan that also has a war museum. Sujit Chakraborty reports

  Posted    11-Jun-2016    Vol 7 Issue 24
Banking on future
Banking on future

Former banker Naina Lal Kidwai envisages the banking system emerging strong from the crisis triggered by bad loans and bad exposures like Kingfisher episode, in an interview to Meghna Mittal

  Posted    11-Jun-2016    Vol 7 Issue 24
Balladeer’s wail
Balladeer’s wail

Pure art is not being attempted anywhere, says singer Rabbi Shergill to Sugandha Rawal. The urban balladeer, who shot to fame with “Bulla ki jaana”, laments art being replaced by entertainment

  Posted    04-Jun-2016    Vol 7 Issue 23
People’s officers
People’s officers

Changing public perceptions about IAS officers, young bureaucrats in Uttar Pradesh are charting a new course by reaching out to the common people and solving their problems, says Mohit Dubey

  Posted    04-Jun-2016    Vol 7 Issue 23
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