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Usha Rai

YouthBol flags concerns of young people, will govt act?

Rajni was going to school in her village and loved her books, games and learning.

11 Dec 2019 2:55 AM

Earth Heroes green barren hill and champion Bharatpur’s birds

At the state level, Pramila has been felicitated and feted, receiving the Prakruti Bandhu and Prakruti Mitra awards.

20 Nov 2019 3:59 AM

Wet waste becomes black gold for Bihar’s smart homemakers

Every 300 kg of wet waste turns into about 30 kg of khaad or manure in about 40 to 45 days. It can be sold or used by the local body.

07 Nov 2019 4:48 AM

Making adolescent care work: Sabarkantha raises the bar

The Central government’s pan-India flagship project for adolescents has been a slow starter, though launched with fanfare in 2014.

05 Sep 2019 5:50 AM

Of smartphones, financial literacy and opportunity in Haryana’s khap lands

In just five months, women who had inhibitions about using smartphones are using WhatsApp, Google and making video calls confidently.

19 Aug 2019 12:26 AM

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The many faces of anaemia in Gujarat’s urban settlements

To ensure that healthy eating becomes the norm, a Mahila Arogya Samiti of about 20 women was formed for four slums.

12 Aug 2019 4:26 AM

Naturalist puts environment back on curriculum, grooms eco-warriors

In the ICSE syllabus for Class 4 students on environment, there is a chapter on sparrows and saving them by creating nests based on Rakesh’s work.

17 Jul 2019 2:04 AM

Reproductive choice part of unfinished population agenda

One hundred and seventy nine governments called for comprehensive healthcare, including voluntary family planning, safe pregnancies and childbirth.

21 May 2019 1:05 AM

Kosara: Community-based farming by the urban elite

The growth of the crops is managed by the Kosara team, which keeps you updated on the app.

25 Feb 2019 12:56 AM

Pure London Fair: Bhadohi’s small band of women carpet weavers going places

Understandably with its focus on organic carpets, Mandira Utsav is trying to give the women that extra edge in the competitive carpet industry.

09 Jan 2019 5:28 AM

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Scrambling up the entrepreneurial ladder in Khandwa

Gurpreet Bhatia, AKRSP’s cluster manager at Pandhana, has found that incomes of people maintaining poultry increases by Rs 10,000 every two months.

10 Oct 2018 12:43 AM

Gulzar: Lyricist, director and a doting father

Written beautifully, Because he is… is a must read for Bollywood fans, Urdu lovers and young parents!

09 Sep 2018 12:15 AM

Magical, mystical Ladakh and love that transcends the physical

Hemis abounds in philosophy that is not spouted by a preacher or a teacher but one who speaks from life’s experiences.

10 Aug 2018 12:27 AM

Blue and green doors herald ‘Izzat Ghars’ in UP’s Bahraich district

Each toilet has a tap inside as well as outside and a hand pump that cranks water into a tank for the toilet.

25 Jul 2018 11:38 PM

Understanding the disturbed mind

What doctors want for patients of maniac depression is a placid, calm and harmonious state.

22 Jun 2018 12:59 AM

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Bumper vegetable, wheat yields push back farm distress in UP

Kallu Ram has halved the use of chemical fertilisers and is supplementing it with vermi-composting.

02 May 2018 2:34 AM

Girls in Patna grow mushrooms to support their families, education

Babita and other young girls have, in fact, revived mushroom farming in Kurkuri.

09 Apr 2018 12:20 AM

Investing in Bihar goats to improve rural poor incomes

A women’s empowerment component has also been woven in and the money from goat rearing is expected to go directly to the women.

02 Mar 2018 12:55 AM

Libraries, resource centres inspire rural women on road to prosperity

Many of them have stepped out of their homes for the first time and are enjoying the freedom and growing sense of self-worth.

02 Feb 2018 2:59 AM

Earth heroes are greening India, protecting wildlife

Iprah Mekola from Arunachal Pradesh has spent 17 years in wildlife conservation.

03 Nov 2017 12:40 AM

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