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Poverty
Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.20

New initiative for poor, disabled tribals

An NGO has launched an initiative to provide a source of livelihood to disabled poor tribal people residing in rural areas of Dhanbad in Jharkhand. Nand Care Foundation, a 9-month-old NGO founded by ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 05.09.20

Poor balance: can India help its women?

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By The Editorial Board in

Calcutta  /  Published 15.08.20

'Against fundamentalism'

There is an urgent need for spirituality that considers persons as subjects and not objects of history. A spirituality that considers men and women as sacred, unique, irreplaceable and irreducible hum...
By Fr. J. Felix Raj, SJ in

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.08.20

New schemes for unskilled urban workers

Chief minister Hemant Soren rolled out an employment guarantee scheme for urban unskilled workers on the eve of Independence Day on Friday, claiming that the MGNREGA-like initiative would initially be...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 03.08.20

School: mom sells gold for e-class

A mother sold her lone pair of gold earrings to buy a mobile phone so that her Class VIII daughter could attend her online classes. A small-time milkman sold one of his two cows for the same reason. ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Teen defies lockdown, poverty, marriage

A mason in East Midnapore’s Egra, reduced to poverty by the Covid-induced lockdown, agreed to get his 15-year-old daughter married off, but he was in for a surprise. His daughter, a Madhyamik e...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Opinion  /  Published 11.01.19

Fear rules the mind of law-abiding citizens

In today’s world of uncertainty, people seek secure and predictable lives. This is not easy to achieve since change comes rapidly and unexpectedly, and all are supposed to adapt. One implication of ...
By Anup Sinha in

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Labs that stretched from India to Kenya

The three researchers awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for economics are based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but their “work laboratories” have stretched to India, Kenya and Indonesia, exploring strate...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Malnourished children: shocking but not surprising

India is busy building five-trillion-dollar castles in the air. In the meantime, less than 7 per cent of its children under two years of age get an adequate diet. The stark numbers thrown up by the Co...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.18

3 buried alive in mine collapse near Dhanbad

Three persons, including two minors, were killed in a roof collapse at a mining site in BCCL’s Rajapur Colliery, around 8km from the district headquarters, where they were picking coal illegally on ...
By Our correspondent in Dhanbad


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