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Opening Minds about Open Defecation

Open defecation, although, is on a decline worldwide, it is still widely practiced by 950 million open defecators in the world, 569 million of which are in India.

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14 Spectacular Green Roofs Around The World

Watermill Residence, Water Mill, New York, Autofamily House, Poland, Biesbosch Museum, National Park De Biesbosch, Netherlands, Daniel F., Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Sc...

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Alcohol Ban Succeeds As Women Warn, 'Behave Or We'll Get Tough'

India — Dozens of women brandishing brooms swooped down on a straw house in this village on a recent Saturday, sending the owner fleeing through a rice field as they ...

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Why A Trans-Woman In Kolkata Insisted On Having A Legal Wedding With Pomp And Circumstance

The wedding reception on February 18, at Kolkata’s Vespa Hotel, was a typical Bengali affair. A hundred guests, comprising close friends and relatives, were invited. ...

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With Crops Withering, Whither Delta Farmer?

For farmers of the delta region of Tamil Nadu, the biggest festival of the year is naturally the harvest festival — Pongal. For each farmer, it is like a wedding in t...

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Viola Davis, Madeleine K. Albright And Condoleezza Rice To Take Part In Watermark Conference For Women

The Watermark Conference for Women Silicon Valley announced this week that Tony and Emmy award-winning actress Viola Davis will deliver a keynote address and former U.S. Se...

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200,000 Years Of Staggering Human Population Shown On Animated Map

Last night, during a talk on his new book Raising the Floor, longtime labor leader and current senior fellow at Columbia University Andy Stern told the story of a king and ...

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Shabana Azmi’s Tryst With Television

Zee TV’s late weekend nights’ offering Amma is a marked move away from reality shows, celebrity specials and other fluffy entert...

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Here’s Why An Indian Origin Cab Driver Has Been Selected As ‘Australian Of The Year’

For cab driver Tejinder Pal Singh, an Indian residing in Australia, it’s a special occasion on the last Sunday of each month. After completing his 12-hour shift, he s...

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Bollywood Star Anil Kapoor Aims To Spotlight Suffering Of India's Child Workers

Bollywood star Anil Kapoor on Friday kick-started a campaign to highlight the plight of millions of children in India who are forced into work, adding that he hoped his cel...

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