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South Asian Development NewsSep 20, 2014
Abdul Sattar Edhi: A Life Dedicated to Others

Sixty years ago, Abdul Sattar Edhi, 82, gave up everything to devote his life to helping ...

How To Govern Natural Wealth

Allocation process must strike a balance between economic growth and environmental and social concerns ...

Bringing Down Noise Pollution in Mumbai

Sumaira and her NGO, Awaaz Foundation, have been creating awareness among school children on the importance ...

From Gangster to Guide

Pluspoint is a family of dancers in Singapore brought together and mentored by Mel, an ex-gangster ...

Adding Value to Wood

In Channapatna town on the outskirts of Bangalore, shaping wood into various forms is resulting in ...

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