The practice prevents girls as well as boys from reaching their full potential.
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Shivali village in Palghar district passed a resolution against the practice.
20/04/2017 2:11 PM IST
Women are taking the lead.
17/04/2017 4:28 PM IST
Sustainable farming is picking up pace.
07/04/2017 3:38 PM IST
Social factors as well as farming practices provide clues.
29/03/2017 1:41 PM IST
Kids’ groups and panchayats are making a difference in Murshidabad.
27/03/2017 1:00 PM IST
The once neglected fruit is witnessing a huge revival.
24/03/2017 5:12 PM IST
The government seems to be indifferent to the plight of a large number of people settled in the Barak Valley in southern
15/03/2017 9:37 PM IST
Ever since Sikkim was declared fully organic in January 2016, local farmers say it is helping them increase their income
14/03/2017 1:29 PM IST
A combination of modern farming techniques and savvy marketing of cauliflower seeds is providing a large number of youth
06/03/2017 12:28 PM IST
Natwarbhai Thakkar and the Nagaland Gandhi Ashram established by him in Chuchuyimlang village of Mokokchung district have
03/03/2017 12:46 PM IST
The increasing fragmentation of cultivated land in most parts of India makes it difficult to build supply chains of produce
01/03/2017 12:05 PM IST
This Jharkhand Village Turned A Wasteland Into A Thriving Forest Without Government Or NGO Intervention
The residents of Hesatu village have successfully raised a thriving forest over 365 acres of wasteland without any intervention
27/02/2017 3:44 PM IST
A combination of ethnic conflict and climate change has pushed thousands of distressed families in western Assam towards
24/02/2017 4:16 PM IST
Not content with just building toilets, the village in Neemrana block of Alwar district has started implementing a solid
20/02/2017 5:14 PM IST
The VNR-Bihi variety of guava, which often weighs more than half a kilo and has a long shelf life, is being adopted by farmers
17/02/2017 12:32 PM IST
Women taking a bath in the open are a common enough sight in the countryside, but this needs to change. For that to happen
15/02/2017 12:39 PM IST
The opportunity cost of personal hygiene is too high for rural women.
08/02/2017 3:55 PM IST
Five have already disappeared without a trace…
06/02/2017 1:08 PM IST
The young people of Shikdamakha in Assam didn't wait for the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to set standards in sanitation, which
30/01/2017 1:41 PM IST
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