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South Asian Development NewsOct 20, 2014
Evangelising Agriculture

In 2008, two earnest young men set out to boost soya bean yields in the semi-arid ...

Online Community Networking for Clean India Launched

This social media platform enables citizens to easily come together for taking the cleanliness campaign forward. ...

What will it take to make our cities really smart?

The thrust on smart cities by Indian Prime Minister has been impossible to miss since he ...

Lighting Up Lives In The Sundarbans

MUKTI is bringing a holistic development to Sunderbans through its various initiatives. ...

Grassroot Innovation in India

Prof. Anil Gupta says grassroot innovation is alive and well in India, we just have to ...

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"Signs of Light": Good News From South Asia

Muslim Families Care for Calcutta Synagogues
Generations of Muslim families have been taking care of the maintenance of three synagogues in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.

From Slum Dweller to Nobel Nominee
Jockin Sir, as Mumbai's slum dwellers call him, is an inspirational figure helping India's dispossessed stand up for their rights.

Teacher Amma
A school teacher, who believes she is a mother to her students, G Sripriya, affectionately called by her students as Priya Amma runs 29 tuition centres for underprivileged children through her team of volunteers.

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