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Jagat Shiromani Temple in Jaipur

Jagat Shiromani Temple in Jaipur

August 25, 2018

  The colourful grandeur of the Pink City of Jaipur is famous for its brilliant architecture, forts, temples, handicrafts, jewellery, bazaars and shopping for textiles. Jaipur city is not only the capital of Rajasthan (north Indian state), but is also considered to be a majo...

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A dialogue on gender equality

A dialogue on gender equality

December 13, 2017

Following the launch of Bonjour India, a one-day intense platform for exchanges on gender equality- ‘Equal World Equal Spaces’, organised by French Institute in India in association with Women Work & Health Initiative (WWHI), a non-profit organisation.

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Movies on Wheels: Indian Railways to show films onboard

Movies on Wheels: Indian Railways to show films onboard

March 27, 2017

As part of a proposed non-fare revenue policy by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu floated in January to incorporate the digital medium for upgrading the quality of services provided.

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A socially prejudiced India

A socially prejudiced India

February 9, 2017

For some it’s just about being comfortable, for others it's a mark of mutiny or a dubious lack of manners. The youngsters we spoke to voiced their opinions on this social imbalance. What do you think?

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World Cancer Day 2017: A report

World Cancer Day 2017: A report

February 4, 2017

Notwithstanding precautionary measures and awareness drives, cancer is spreading widely, killing approximately 8.8 million people annually worldwide. And thus, the focus this year is on early diagnosis.

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In an era of economic growth, women remain worse off

In an era of economic growth, women remain worse off

January 20, 2017

According to a recent report named ‘An economy for the 99 percent’ by Oxfam, an international confederation of charitable organisations focused on the alleviation of global poverty, the gap between rich and poor is far greater than had been feared. The report shows how our br...

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Trivia: the Indian Army

Trivia: the Indian Army

January 18, 2017

Founded on April 1, 1895, with the motto, ‘Service before Self’, the Indian Army has been working day and night since then to keep the nation sound and solid. And, not just that, they have achieved many milestones throughout their journey, which give us many reasons to be pro...

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PBD: Connecting the diaspora with the culture of their roots

PBD: Connecting the diaspora with the culture of their roots

January 11, 2017

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) tuned in to the psychic strings of the overseas Indians not only through the plenary sessions and redressal of their issues, but also provided an opportunity for the diaspora to witness the traditional dances and music of India and connect with the c...

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NGO Series: Durbar – Empowerment of Sex Workers

NGO Series: Durbar – Empowerment of Sex Workers

January 4, 2017

Durbar, a large collective of sex workers in West Bengal, is working to ensure the rights of this largely marginalised section of society.

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River Narmada – a spell work by the nature

River Narmada – a spell work by the nature

December 28, 2016

Emerging from central India in the Amarkantak Plateau, River Narmada is considered the holiest among all other sacred rivers in India. It holds a rich, diverse religious significance and geology and the locals have a book full of stories associated with its formations and existen...

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Velha Goa: The treasure trove worth exploring

Velha Goa: The treasure trove worth exploring

December 27, 2016

Goa, perhaps the most popular destination for international travellers headed to the south of India, showcases its rich heritage even today, especially in and around the capital city Panaji, once and still widely known by its Portuguese name, Panjim. Goa offers a vibrant adventur...

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Orange Festival of Adventure and Music 2016 aims at social change

Orange Festival of Adventure and Music 2016 aims at social change

December 21, 2016

The third edition of Orange Festival of Adventure and Music (OFAM), in the remote Dambuk village in Arunachal Pradesh in north-eastern India, is a unique event that positively impacts communities in the region.

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