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Calling a piece of the earth their own

Kameshwar Manjhi's family is one among 10,125 musahar (traditional rat-catching community) households that have received entitlements to homestead land in recent days. The 60-year-old Manjhi recalls his four decades of ordeal to get rightful ... Hindu Business Line, 1 week ago

Slow revolution in Bihar temples

Sometime back, Janardan Das, a Musahar (the lowest strata among the dalit community) was installed as a priest of the 300-year-old Ram Janaki temple at Paliganj, some 70 km from Patna. Das was arguably the first Musahar (also called mahadalit) in ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

I'm a Gandhian by thought and in action, says Sandeep Pandey

The IIT-BHU abruptly terminated Sandeep Pandey's contract as a visiting professor recently for indulging in activities against national interest. A well-known social activist and scholar based in Uttar Pradesh, Dr. Pandey's grassroots movements, on ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Nepalis left in the cold by low temperatures in quake-hit region

Icy cool: A young child licking ice in front of his temporary shelter after a snowfall in Laprak. — EPA Kathmandu: Around 80,000 quake-affected families living under temporary shelters in different parts of the country are struggling to shake ... weeks ago

Quake-hit struggle to shake off cold

Around 80,000 quake-affected families living under temporary shelters in different parts of the country were struggling to shake off cold on Tuesday, as the country woke up to a chilly morning with clouds covering the sky. The hilly and mountainous ...
 Kathmandu Post2 weeks ago

10 foods you might be forced to eat on your travels

1. Black scorpion on a stick Dong Hua Men night market, Beijing, China Warning: may contain poison… Although the scorpion is one of nature's survivors, a certain number nevertheless end up for sale in the food markets of China and Vietnam. In ...
 MSN News US1 month ago

17 years after feud over 5 kilos of rice, warring sides want peace

Villagers in Bihar say they have lost prime of their life and now want to live in peace and harmony Patna: This is quite like Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brand of peace initiative. Two decades after the theft of just five kilos of rice ...
 Gulf News1 month ago 17 years after rice feud, litigants want peace  Gulf News1 month ago

DNA Is Destiny

For someone who started off interested in fruit flies in Varanasi, Gyaneshwer Chaubey, now with the University of Tartu in Estonia, has travelled some distance, both literally and metaphorically. While doing his MSc, Chaubey had done a project in ...
 Open1 month ago

Six held for Varanasi guard killing

Varanasi: The police arrested six members of an inter-state gang involved in a murder case which took place on November 24 in Baragaon area. The kingpin of the gang Sunil Gaud was also arrested. Four pistols and a vehicle has been recovered from ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Global logistics provider Dachser commits over EUR 1.1 million to humanitarian programs

Atlanta, Georgia - Dachser will invest over EUR 1.1 million (USD 1.16 million) to humanitarian programs throughout India, Nepal, Brazil and Namibia over the next five years to bring lasting improvements to people's lives by helping them help ...
 American Journal of Transportation On-Line2 months ago
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