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  • #MeToo & Mental Health Care

    The prominent writer Clarice Lispector once wrote, 'Many were they who abandoned all they had and went in search of the greater hunger.' The emergence of #MeToo across India's digital landscape has created a new social climate for awareness about the importance of restorative justice and making...

  • Reviving traditional grains

    In Sidam Tulsiram's village in Telangana state, India, no festivity or ritual is complete without the traditionally revered jowar (sorghum) grains. Whether it is a wedding, a groundbreaking or the sowing of the first crop of the year in the field, the lustrous white seeds of jowar are filled in a...

  • Study: Heavy Air Pollution Tolerant Trees

    New Delhi: Degrading air quality in metro cities is a matter of concern for public health. Massive tree plantation drives are often conducted in order to provide oxygen to choking cities. But trees, much like humans, also are severely affected by pollutants in the air. In such a...

  • Destroyed Coral Reefs Of The Gulf Of Mannar

    Vasco-da-Gama: Corals lose their beautiful colours and even die during a coral bleaching event. The corals in the Gulf of Mannar suffered severe losses during the global coral bleaching event that occurredbetween March and October 2016, according to new data published now. A joint team of...

  • The Battle For Farmers Gets A Social Media Strategy

    India's farmers -- who have taken to the streets against the government, organised a village blockade and threatened to march to Parliament -- added a new weapon to their arsenal on Thursday: social media.All India Kisan Sangharsh Samanvay Samiti (AIKSSS), an umbrella organisation of 200 farmers'...

  • Clay Connection: A Day In The Life Of A Potter

    Do we still crave for the water from surahi to satisfy our thirst which would not only please our taste buds but the moderate cool temperature kept in the earthen pitcher would be healthy for the body, too? Does the tendency to save penny by penny in the earthen piggy-banks after returning from...

  • The Story Of A Taanga Owner & His Horse

    In the heart of the city's old, history-rich quarters, Juggan Khan gets ten-year-old Raju ready every day, feeding him and making him look handsome, and then he and his friend roam on the cobbled streets, working together to earn a living. Juggan Khan is a taanga (horsecart) owner. Raju is his...

  • MSP Cobweb: Farmers Losing Crores Every Day!

    While increasing the MSP for 21 Rabi crops, including wheat recently, Government said that it's a historic step to double farmer's income. In July Government increased the MSP of Khareef crops as well. But, available government data portrays a different picture. Gaon Connection found astonishing...

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