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Prostitution — Silchar’s booming business

By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee April 21, 2017: Even as the government has taken various initiatives to prevent trafficking of women in the country, the existence of an organised red-light area ...Read More...

Quarter century of educating Arunachal’s remotest villages

The first school was a bamboo shed with no electricity or running waterRead More...

Quenching Christ’s thirst through counseling

Lissy Maruthanakuzhy Sr. Lissy Vallippalam became a counselor in 2003 when she left teaching to join a retreat center in Kerala, southern India. Since then, the 61-year-old member of ...Read More...

Odisha’s new Catholic converts ready for martyrdom

Chandrika Digal and two sons became Catholics on April 12Read More...

Vocational skills training in India

By: Santosh Digal. Bangalore-based Functional Vocational Training and Research Society (FVTRS) is a broad framework for Vocational Training for the benefit of the unorganised sector in India. It was ...Read More...

Girl “Mowgli” found in Uttar Pradesh

She resembles Mowgli of The Jungle BookRead More...

Girls help preserve Kashmir’s Sufi music traditions

Thousands of people in the Muslim-majority region follow Sufism, a mystical branch of Islam whose adherents seek spiritual communion through music and dance at the shrines of their saintsRead More...

Meat crackdown hits Jharkhand tribals

Ranchi: The tribal community, which constitutes nearly 30 percent of Jharkhand’s population, is in a dilemma after meat shops chose to down shutters in the wake of the government’s ...Read More...

Gaya villagers build temples with liquor fine money

This was their way of thanking the deities for inspiring the social reformRead More...

When nuns tried to kick-start India’s first transgender school

On a sunlit day in mid-December, humid and ripe as South India winters tend to be, six Carmelite nuns invited the transgender activist Vijayaraja Mallika over for tea. They ...Read More...
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