The Exploding Reality

Kitne hi raaste hain mere dil mein jo Poonch ko jaate hai Mein jidhar se chalta hun Poonch pohonch jaata hun. Engraved on a granite plate under the bust of noted Urdu writer Krishan Chander at a public garden in Jammu & Kashmir’s Poonch, these intense lines reflect the writer’s love for this beautiful border district. But even as he ...

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Women and sanitation in Assam

Sanitation is an important component of developmental index as included in Millennium Developmental Programme. India is among the countries where sanitation facilities are below standard norms. Tens of thousands of Indians are still do not have sanitation facilities. A considerable number of them are women who face a different kind of problem because of lack of sanitation facilities in their ...

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बच्चों में कुपोषण से स्वास्थ्य पर बुरे प्रभाव से बचाना होगा

भारत में साढ़े पांच करोड बच्चेें हर साल कुपोषण की वजह से अकाल मौत हो जाती है। राजस्थान में अकाल एवं सूखा पड़ता है। अलाक में सबसे ज्यादा प्रभावित महिलाएं एवं बच्चे हाते हैं जो भुख के शिकार होते हैं या भरपुर पेट भरेन के लिए खाना नहीं मिल पाता है पेट की भुख नहीं मिटने आधो से ज्यादा बच्चे ...

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Caught In The Crossfire: Women Leaders In India Bear The Brunt Of Maoist Conflict

In India, ultra-communist rebels are raging a battle against the government. The battle has endangered the lives of women village leaders who are struggling to fulfill their duties as village heads. Stella Paul reports 31-year old Kalavati Devi is a worried woman: it has been three years since she became the Sarpanch (head of the village council) of Nagarveda Panchayat ...

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    NFI Media Awardee 2012-13
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