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#WomComMatters: Meet the woman who's trying to get the Telangana State Women's Commission up and running

Spurthi Kolipaka from Hyderabad and her team is campaigning for the Telangana State Women's Commission to get a chairperson and start to take up the responsibilities that they have been allotted 

Published on 9th April 2020
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10,000 students volunteer to spread knowledge as a part of Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority's free literacy project

The Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority has rolled off a free literacy project 'Aksharasree', in association with the city corporation

Published on 3rd July 2018
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5.88 crore learners pass basic literacy assessment and certified as literate: Human Resource Development Ministry

Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javadekar said in the House that under Saakshar Bharat programme, around 7.92 crore learners appeared under basic literacy assessment

Published on 31st July 2017
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A Class X dropout, this 41-year-old mother of two from Kochi is now a lawyer. This is her incredible story  

Neena K G passed her class X equivalency exam through the Kerala Literacy Mission's continuing education programme. Later, she passed her class XI and XII exams through NIOS

Published on 11th December 2019

A dogging issue: Pet dogs increasingly being abandoned by their owners

The number of breed dogs abandoned by their owners is increasing at an unprecedented rate. Sick dogs, injured ones, and old dogs are being dumped on the streets on a regular basis

Published on 20th April 2018
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A 90-year-old tribal woman writes exam in Wayanad, courtesy Kerala Literacy Mission

A three-month training programme was held in the hamlets for the drive and two instructors were appointed in each hamlet to train the neo-literates

Published on 27th April 2018
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Aarnav Aggarwal's UjjBhav is helping 452 farmers of Vidarbha and making their lives a little easier

We talk to him about how sometimes, only a farmer can help another farmer out  

Published on 13th October 2018
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Act out your troubles: Try Psychodrama to help yourself forget those bad memories  

This therapy technique can help people open up and give a voice to the areas of their lives that have kept them shackled. Founders of Indian Institute of Psychodrama (IIP), to talk about the therapy

Published on 1st November 2017
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Activists, doctors accuse K’taka govt of stopping midday meals, urge it to add egg as food item

The signatories in their letter said that students have not been receiving the midday meals or dry ration from June 2020 

Published on 28th October 2020
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Afghan woman who held her baby while writing University exam gets $14k on crowdfunding platform for fees

Ahmadi passed the exam after undertaking an arduous journey to reach the provincial capital Nili, two hours on foot through mountains and nine hours in public transport on a bumpy road

Published on 26th March 2018
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After one week of flak, HRD Ministry withdraws Kashmiri translations under 'Bhasha Sangam'

The row erupted over the wrong translations of sentences from English to Kashmiri, from Kashmiri to Roman and from Kashmiri to Devanagari

Published on 4th December 2018
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After PM Modi's praise, Kerala's great granny and oldest learner Bhageerathi Amma set to get Aadhaar

The officials of a nationalised bank, who came to know about the plight of the woman through media, recently visited her at her home and completed all procedures to get her enrolled in Aadhaar

Published on 27th February 2020
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After scoring a top score of 98, 96-year-old Karthiyani Amma  is now aiming to clear the 10th grade exam

Karthiyani Amma, who hails from Alappuzha became the oldest person to receive the literacy certificate

Published on 1st November 2018
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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham's learning app wins $125,000 prize in US-based XPRIZE Adult Literacy Competition

Amrita Learning App was awarded $125,000 after a 12-month study of low-literate adults in the US showed significant gains in reading skills for all learners through the app

Published on 22nd February 2019
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Andhra Pradesh shocker: Mothers of this village are selling their daughters into prostitution

Caught between decades of drought and the ban on arrack, an ST community of traditional liquor brewers in Anantapur district has been forced to sell its women into prostitution to survive

Published on 30th April 2018

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