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South Asian Development NewsMay 24, 2015
A Taxi Driver creates Rooftop Garden on his Taxi

His Taxi, an Ambassador, apart from having a green grass-bed on the roof, has eight potted ...

A doctor who cures without a word!

Dr Ruffles, an affectionate dog and resident ‘doctor’ at a hospital in Chennai, has helped several ...

He lost Rs. 20,000 on a bus in UP. What happened next restored his faith in people.

In a time, when non-cooperation and corruption is all that is attributed to government agencies, the ...

Need to look at biodiversity to fight poverty: Gunter Pauli

There is a need for celebrating biodiversity as an important component for eradicating poverty, said Gunter ...

Delhi hosts Teacher Changemaker Summit- 2015

The summit also introduced 123 micro innovations selected through a rigorous process by their partners, teachers ...

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