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Smitha lives in a hut; but provides shelter for 17 dogs

Thrissur: Looking after dogs is not a hobby for Smitha. Thalikulam-native Smitha nurtures 17 stray dogs at her home.Most of them were found in streets in terrible conditions. Earlier, she had given away 18 other dogs that she had found abandoned in the ... Mathrubhumi, 2 months ago

Razor-sharp humour to fight caste barrier

Manisha Varan, a native of Khengarka village in Jamnagar district, is a confident post-graduate student, studying Arts, from Rajkot. However, education did not leverage her to overcome any caste hierarchy. Varan ignored it for a long time until she decided to ...
 DNA2 weeks ago

'It is embarrassing to have men stare at our breasts'

We'd asked you readers whether or not you support the breastfeeding campaign. THANK YOU for your feedback.  Readers Speak: 'I support breastfeeding but..' Here are some more responses we received from you. I really appreciate the idea behind the campaign, i.e. to remove the stigma attached to breast feeding in public. But in reality, it is not possible. The society has not yet matured to understand the difference between exposing of breasts and breast feeding. We cannot find fault ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Students teach parents at sharing circle

In a first of its kind role reversal, three schools in Isanpur have implemented a programme called Community Sharing Circle on an experimental basis which will see parents learning from students. The schools are either government-run or attended by students ...
 DNA2 weeks ago

No sight of compensation for Godhra victims' families

For the family members of the Godhra train carnage victims, the wait never seems to end. First, it was the long wait for justice, now for compensation. Nearly six months after the Gujarat High Court directed the state government to pay a compensation of Rs 10 ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

A poor heart kills many women in Gujarat, says study

Bollywood actress Sridevi's death due to cardiac arrest came as a shock to legions of her fans. But few know that in Gujarat, heart ailments have cut short more lives of women than any other disease. A report titled India: Health of Nation's States by the ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

The cult songs of Sridevi that propelled her Hindi film career

As so many others I know often say, “Just one song, ‘ Hawa Hawaai ’ from Mr India showed what a talent Sridevi is.” And so far as her talent is concerned, the “is” will remain for all time. Sridevi was among the last of the select heroines of all ...
 Bollywood Hungama3 weeks ago

Kamal Haasan remembers his favourite film with Sridevi's Sadma

“Balu Mahendra and I shared a very close relationship. His debut film as a cameraman was with me. We used to sit and talk about films between shots. He used to listen to my scripts. So we had a bonding. In spite of being my senior he was a friend.
 Bollywood Hungama3 weeks ago

Ashram gift-wraps Bapu's books for Trudeau's kids

A minute-long presentation by three students of St Kabir, several books of Bapu, a mug with an RK Laxman toon and a small charkha are some of the mementos that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family are likely to carry home from Gandhi Ashram.
 DNA1 month ago

Gujarat grows, not all its children

The state has earned the dubious distinction of being the only rich state to figure in the top 10 states that have the highest percentage of stunting in children. The figure was revealed in the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) India report that was ...
 DNA1 month ago Men and women 1,200 steps apart in Gujarat  DNA1 month ago
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