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UP cop who misbehaved with minor girl suspended after video of him thrashing her goes viral 

An FIR was registered against Mukesh Kumar following a complaint by the girl's father, Superintendent of Police, Rural, Nipun Agarwal said

Published on 4th December 2020
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For every Re 1 invested, the Dettol School Hygiene Education Programme delivers Rs 33.05 of social value

Even before a meal, 69.9 per cent of rural India still washes their hands without soap. Another 15 per cent only wash their hands with water after defecation

Published on 28th November 2020
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Schools and colleges reopen in rural areas of Pune, attendance at 30 percent

Zilla Parishad Education Officer Ganpat More said there were over 1,200 schools and colleges in the district's rural areas and some 30-35 were expected to open on Monday

Published on 23rd November 2020
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Despite Mysore colleges reopening, hostels remain shut forcing students to delay return to campus

The University of Mysore which has the maximum number of undergraduate and postgraduate students in the region majority of whom come from rural areas of Chamarajanagar, Mandya and Hassan

Published on 19th November 2020
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How Deshpande Foundation is skilling village kids in Karnataka and Telangana to speak English fluently

Guranagouda Kuragund of Deshpande Foundation speaks about their programme, Skill in Village, specially meant to teach English to children in rural areas. Around 5,000 students have been benefitted

Published on 15th November 2020
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DMK MP urges Amit Shah to direct TN Governor to implement 7.5 percent NEET quota for govt school students

In a letter, he told the Minister that the ‘DMK had been demanding the scrapping of NEET completely, which acts as a hindrance for rural and urban poor students to pursue their dreams.’

Published on 27th October 2020
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This retired Railways employee has built a free library for kids in rural Karnataka. This is his story

Ningappa Patil worked as a Head Sorting Assistant at the Railway Mail Services until 2018. Soon after his retirement, he has ensured to fulfill his dream of building a library for rural children

Published on 26th October 2020
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Banaras Hindu University enters a pact with FAARD to help farmers

Under the pact, BHU will undertake project-training programmes, technology transfer and other outreach programmes of rural development

Published on 16th October 2020
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This 14-year-old from Hyderabad is helping light up the homes and lives of rural children with solar lamps. Here's how

Anvitha Kollipara is the brains behind CareGood Foundation. She started the foundation to help the abandoned elderly with their needs. It was launched in May this year. This is their story till date

Published on 14th October 2020
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Through her book collection drive, Uma Mahadevan Dasgupta hopes to populate the children's section in rural libraries

Rashmi Patil speaks to Uma Mahadevan Dasgupta, Principal Secretary, RDPR, about the book collection drive she's initiated to develop the children's section in the rural libraries across Karnataka 

Published on 12th October 2020
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Remote-learning begins in Coronavirus-hit Philippines as children start studying at home

A majority of families, especially from poor and rural communities, opted to use government-provided digital or printed learning materials

Published on 5th October 2020
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This 21-year-old from Bengaluru is teaching kids about snakes in rural Karnataka to keep them safe

Herpatologist Spoorthi about the Haavu Mattu Naavu initiative that's creating awareness about snakebites and teaching rural Karnataka how to mitigate this 

Published on 4th October 2020
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Tripura University assistant professor included in Forum for Indian Development Cooperation

Dr Choudhury is one of the leading rural development practitioners of the region, known for his remarkable contribution for promoting SHG movement in Tripura

Published on 1st October 2020
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Eyeing that beautiful Gudapalli silk sari? This 29-year-old's platform sources it directly from the weavers in AP

Impact Scientist is committed to using the different tools of social media — blogging, IGTV and more — to empower women weavers in this AP village to ensure that they get their due. Check it out

Published on 25th September 2020
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Anxiety, depression cases on high, priority must be given to mental health care facilities: Study

The study was conducted by Rural PREP (Collaborative for Rural Primary care Research, Education and Practice)

Published on 20th September 2020

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