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Spl development councils in 9 tribal Odisha dists

Odisha government has formed special development councils (SDCs) in nine tribal-dominated districts of the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said.The nine tribal dominated districts are - Nabarangpur, Malkangiri, Koraput, Rayagada, Kandhamal, Gajapati, ... Business Standard, 1 week ago

Rahul Gandhi in Singapore: How Cong Prez dealt with a critic who questioned his family’s achievements

On Wednesday, speaking at a panel discussion at the prestigious Public Policy school in Singapore, Rahul Gandhi encountered one individual who blamed the Congress for the country’s problems and another who praised Congress to the high heavens. The ...
 DNA1 week ago Rahul Gandhi meets Singapore PM, wide range of topics discussed  DNA1 week ago

Rs 800 cr to develop areas thickly populated by minorities

The Minority Welfare, Haj and Wakf department has announced several schemes for education of minorities. Areas predominantly occupied by minorities will get better infrastructure through development programmes to be implemented at a cost of Rs 800 crore. For ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago

'My grandfather was a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi'

Given her family history, this half-Norwegian designer is exploring her love for khadi through her collection.  Photograph: Kind courtesy Helena Bajaj Larsen/Instagram Helena Bajaj Larsen, who was born and raised in Paris is a half-Indian -- her mother is a painter from Jaipur and her dad, a linguistics professor from Oslo, Norway. Having a famous Indian painter as a mother got Helena introduced to the arts world from an early age. Till the age of 18, she did her schooling in ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Lack of sex education contributing to female genital mutilation in India: Study

A lack of sex education within families is an important factor contributing to the prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in India, according to a recent study titled "The Clitoral Hood A Contested Site." FGM is being performed in the Bohra (a Shia ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Three in four Bohra girls undergo genital mutilation: Study

Every three in four girls from the Bohra community in India are forced to undergo genital mutilation during their pre-teens, according to a report made public today. The findings of the study come in the backdrop of the Centres affidavit in the Supreme Court, ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Promise of a developed India beckons all citizens: President Kovind

[India], Jan.25 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the promise of a developed India beckons all of its citizens. Delivering his first address to the nation as President, on the eve of the 69th Republic Day, Kovind said, "This is the new stage ...
 Sify1 month ago

CM Vasundhara Raje adds ‘family feel’ to campaign

Nasirabad town of Ajmer parliamentary constituency almost came to a standstill on Saturday as thousands of residents emerged to get a glimpse of chief minister Vasundhara Raje. She was in the town for a meeting with party workers in the sequence of by-polls ...
 DNA1 month ago

National survey reports drop in malnutrition

There is a decrease in indicators of malnutrition among children, Minister of State for Women and Child Development Virendra Kumar told Rajya Sabha on Thursday while answering a question pertaining to malnutrition in India. “As per the report of the ...
 DNA2 months ago

Give families access to Reuters journalists: Myanmar rights body

[Myanmar], Dec 28 (ANI): The Myanmar Human Rights Commission on Thursday urged the authorities to allow the families to visit the two Reuters' journalists arrested for allegedly breaching the country's Official Secrets Act. According to the Myanmar Times, the ...
 Sify2 months ago
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