Drains in Indore being turned into playgrounds for residents

Indore |Monday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST

This Madhya Pradesh city, which has been awarded the title of the country's cleanest city four times, is now converting open drains filled with garbage into playgrounds where cricket and football matc

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Home-like facility centre 'She-Kunj' for women in Indore

Indore |Friday, 2021 7:15:07 PM IST

Indore, the commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, has carved out an identity in the field of innovations. In this direction, 'She-Kunj' -- a unique facility centre has been set up to provide special a

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ITBP making 'Jhula Bridge' to link 13 villages cut off in U'khand

Chamoli (Uttarakhand) |Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

A 'Jhula Bridge' is in the making in Uttarakhand's recent flood ravaged zone that will soon connect hundreds of people residing in 13 villages.

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Mandu, Khajuraho festivals to be held this month

Bhopal |Wednesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

Cultural activities are on a steady rise in Madhya Pradesh as the coronavirus crisis slowly subsides with the upcoming Mandu and Khajuraho dance festivals being organised this month.

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Can Uttarakhand afford big dams?

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

The latest tragedy in Uttarakhand resulting in around 170 people missing definitely requires introspection on the development of the hill State. The damage of four hydropower stations, including the N

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Influenza-hit Pong wetlands host 40,570 bar-headed geese

Shimla |Monday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST

Despite the 307-square km Pong wetlands in Himachal Pradesh being hit by avian influenza this winter that led to the death of nearly 4,500 bar-headed geese, the largest hit species, they continue to h

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Beggars leave behind Jaipur's streets to pick up vocational skills

Jaipur |Thursday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

An elegant heritage building here is playing host to 33 beggars these days, who are picking life skills thanks to an innovative Rajasthan government initiative.

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Romancing the rich, ancient weaponry of Jodhpur (IANS Interview)

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

He holds a DPhil from Oxford in Indian Anthropology, is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and of the Royal Society; he ran an antique picture gallery in Sussex and restored a 15th century villa a

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'Mann ki Baat' fame Rajappan desires for boat, home

Thiruvananthapuram |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

N.S. Rajappan, a differently abled man who has been earning his living by collecting plastic waste from Kerala's scenic Vembanad Lake, is hogging the limelight across the state a day after he earned P

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Andhra octogenarian who weaves sarees with paddy straw

Veerannapalem (Andhra Pradesh) |Sunday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST

An octogenarian from Veerannapalem village in Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district has mastered the art of weaving sarees from paddy straw.

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AAP MLA writes to Punjab CM, seeks police protection for protesting farmers

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

The Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Punjab unit co-incharge Raghav Chadha on Saturday sought police protection from Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for the farmers who have been protesting against three Centra

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Miyawaki forests turning the new rage in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram |Saturday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

Prof Akira Miyawaki , the noted botanist from Japan, turns 93 on Friday, but his "Miyawaki model", presented in the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), Earth Summit in Ju

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