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South Asian Development NewsApr 26, 2015
Be-ing Other-centered in Business

He teaches them to be grateful and wants them to meditate. But Prof. Srikumar Rao's isn't ...

Is Nestle Influencing Nurses?

Nestle is trying to influence nurses on breastfeeding practices said Dr Arun Gupta, Coordinator of Breastfeeding ...

When Women Unite

A meticulous initiative by an NGO in remote tribal districts of Odisha has brought women from ...

History through Engaging Narratives

By making actors narrate historical events through dance and theatre, Delhi-based group, Darwesh, has infused new ...

Two Bins And A Bag

Several women from an apartment complex in Bangalore came together and enabled the entire community to ...

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