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    The Adventures of Rani, the Mumbai Stray Who Found a Loving Family in France

    28-year-old French artist, Lucie Lefevre, traveled from the beautiful coastal city of Marseille in the South of France, to India five years ago to work with her close friend Karan Talwar, who runs the Harkat art studio in Versova. Over the years, she continued to visit India to work on projects. But never did Lucie think India would gift her a cherished lifelong...

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    College Students, You May Soon Have Free Wi-Fi in Your Campuses!

    Educational institutions across India country may soon offer free Wi-Fi to their students and staff. In a letter to the vice-chancellors and heads of all higher educational institutions in the country, the HRD ministry has asked them to contact telecom service providers who are willing to provide internet services for free. Free Wi-Fi across Indian college campuses, may soon be a...

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    All Cabs And Buses Have to Install GPS, Panic Buttons, Says Govt

    In 2015, Uber added a "panic button," and cab tracking features to its taxi-summoning app in India after the public outrage over an incident of sexual assault by a cab driver in the national capital. According to Uber, these safety features, each requiring two finger taps, were the first of its kind to be introduced by the San Francisco-based firm anywhere in the world....

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Seven Cuttack Transgenders Get a New Platform, Inducted as Para-Legals

    In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court in 2014 created the "third gender" status for transgenders. Before that, they were forced to write male or female against their gender. The apex court also said that transgenders would be allowed admission in educational institutions and given employment on the basis that they belonged to the third gender category. Since...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    Video: How A Village Came Together to Rescue A Baby Elephant From a Well

    An elephant calf found itself in a sticky situation when it fell down a 30 ft well in Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu. The 3-and-a-half-month-old calf got separated from its herd and wandered off in the village. Presumably, due to a lack of estimation of the depth, the calf fell inside the well. Thankfully, the villagers of Krishnagiri came together to help the animal in distress....

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Railways to Let Senior Citizens, Solo Women Book Lower Berths

    Most of us, especially the youngsters, who travel on trains and make overnight journeys, are familiar with a request made by the elderly or women co-passengers-the request to exchange the berth which has been officially assigned. The reason behind this is that youngsters can easily climb up to the upper berth. Through a new provision launched by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Video: How The Lost Tigers of Alwar's Sariska Made a 'Royal' Comeback

    India has risen to the call of the fast-declining tiger population. The majestic creature is not just the pride of Indian forests but is also a critical part of the ecosystem-from the Himalayas to the Nilgiris. Rajasthan is one of the states in India that is home to a large tiger population. Forests in Sawai Madhopur, Mount Abu, and Alwar, have the necessary natural...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    How This Farmer Couple Used Israeli Technology to Double Their Produce!

    In 2015, when the farmer couple Hirji Bhinradia and his wife Godavari, from the village of Malpara in the Gadhada taluka of Botad, used all their savings to attend Israel's Agriculture Fair, little did they know that the journey would change their lives. For years, Hirji had struggled to earn profits on his soil. Acute storage of water in the district rendered his land...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Here's How India Attracted a Whopping ₹1,75,000 Crore Through Tourism

    The Indian tourism industry is at an all-time high with a record-breaking number of foreign tourists choosing the country as their travel destination in 2017. Union Tourism Minister Alphons Kannanthanam stated that over a crore travellers from across the globe visited the country last year, generating a whopping $27 billion, which is Rs 1,75,000 crore approximately. When...

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    This Woman Stayed Alone In A 143-Year-Old Dark, Damp Fort For A Unique Project

    Meja is a small village in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan with a population of around 10,000 people. The men are usually involved in agricultural activities or work as labourers in the factories of the nearby textile town of Bhilwara. Meanwhile, the women are restricted to doing household chores. A native of the village, Priyamvada Singh was working as a freelance...

    • 20 hrs ago

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