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Tired and exhausted as my ‘Green’ mates and I approached the village of Megma touching the feet of Himalayas, it was completely deserted. If you can imagine the famous Gotham, the birthplace of the Dark Knight – Batman, it was identical to its misty, dark atmosphere. So where were all the inhabitants? Due to the …

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India is a paradox. One of the fastest growing economies in the world, the high GDP growth rate often glosses over the stark injustice, inequality and discrimination that prevails and leeches into every nook and crevice of this bubbling cauldron of a country. The colossal economic disparity existing in India also sheds some light on …

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The story of Aamir who became the first generation school-goer from his family. Born in Jaffrabad, Delhi, Mohammad Aamir grew up with a despairing privilege – He was the only member of his family to go to school and acquire an education. This, however, didn’t come to him easily. The early death of his father …

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Once the milestone of Gandhiji’s first Satyagraha, this school in Bhitiharwa, West Champaran is creating a positive change in the lives of 350 rural girls. Bhitiharwa, a lesser known village in West Champaran district of the rural belt of Bihar, has an important place in the annals of our history. The village saw the advent …

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Our lives are often entangled in the web of our needs and it instantly retreats back to a pungent monotony whenever there is even a speck of change for the better. But we often forget to see that beyond our oddities and needs, there are millions of individuals who are unable to acquire three meals …

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Meenakshi Umesh teaching children at Puvidham

Puducherry : Today, a major part of the world is reeling under the consequences of climate change that have been caused by mankind over the years. The degrading quality of water, soil erosion, floods, rising temperatures, unexpected changes in the pattern of rainfall, loss of biodiversity and rising water levels in the sea are some …

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  Accessibility to education has always been hindered by innumerable factors in India especially by the sporadic allocation of educational and infrastructural resources.  This inefficient allocation has impeded the development of millions of children. Manish Mathur an alumnus of a government school in Kanwarpada was left appalled to witness a similar lack of infrastructure as …

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