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Special Features

A glimmer of hope for larynx cancer patients

Published on 25-Apr-2015
A representative picture.

The recent debate on the ill-effects of tobacco created quite a stir across the political spectrum...

She puts a smile on backward Muslim girls' faces

Published on 25-Apr-2015
Hameeda Kahtoon interacts with women

Hameeda Kahtoon is only 28 years old but her life seems to be a story of pains and sufferings. Her smiling face, however, does not...

Dream come true for students

Published on 25-Apr-2015
President Pranab Mukherjee with the first batch of students under

Students got an opportunity to understand the functioning of the Government Vincent Shantha Kumar, a Bengalurean...

It's dogs life for those living here

Published on 18-Apr-2015
The polluted Krishna river in Gangnauli village in Bhagpat district in Uttar Pradesh.

No family in this Uttar Pradesh village voluntarily gets medically examined unless severe symptoms of any disease...

Mumbai's green lung to be developed like Masai

Published on 18-Apr-2015
A tiger in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Mumbai. Mrityunjay Bose

The Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Mumbai is undergoing a major transformation and very soon...

Mushrooms help them to prosper

Published on 18-Apr-2015
Tarun Attri gives suggestion to  people on mushroom cultivation.

The legend has it that the flavour of mushrooms intrigued the pharaohs of Egypt so much that they pronounced that mushrooms...

Afghans feel at home in Kolkata

Published on 11-Apr-2015
Pakhtun men enjoy hand ball at the Maidan in central Kolkata. Debasish Bhaduri

The first thing that strikes one about Amir Khan is that he is a big man, much unlike the film star he shares his name......

People bowled over by a restaurant with organic millets

Published on 11-Apr-2015
Hema Malini with her staff in Millet Cave in Hyderabad. JBS Umanadh

Millets, often called poor man's cereals, have finally found their rightful place on the urban dining table. Dishes made...

Changing lives of tribals in Gujarat

Published on 11-Apr-2015
Renovated huts in bright colour at Vanaj in Gujarat.

Located amidst picturesque and dense Polo forest, the tribals in Vanaj village, about 150 km north of Ahmedabad, for centuries...

Eco-feminism drive wins accolades

Published on 04-Apr-2015
(Clockwise) Girls tie bands to trees planted to mark their birth in Piplantri village in Rajasthan. Growing green cover in Piplantri. Girls on their way to offer worship to saplings.

Social evils such as female foeticide, witch branding and sex discrimination are still to fade away from the male-dominant...

Photo Gallery
Smoke blew up when fire brigade personnel spray water to douse fire of a cloth store...

Smoke blew up when fire brigade personnel spray water to douse fire of a cloth store...

India's National Disaster Response Force personnel look for survivors in a building, in Kathmandu...

India's National Disaster Response Force personnel look for survivors in a building, in Kathmandu...

People look at the debris of one of the oldest temples after it was damaged...

People look at the debris of one of the oldest temples after it was damaged...

Tourists gather inside Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport...

Tourists gather inside Nepal's Tribhuvan International Airport...

People gather near the cracks on the road caused by an earthquake in Bhaktapur...

People gather near the cracks on the road caused by an earthquake in Bhaktapur...

A Nepalese man walks through destruction caused by Saturday's earthquake, in Bhaktapur, Nepal...

A Nepalese man walks through destruction caused by Saturday's earthquake, in Bhaktapur, Nepal...

People run away from a landslide triggered by a tremor, after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake...

People run away from a landslide triggered by a tremor, after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake...

This photo provided by Azim Afif, shows a small avalanche on Pumori mountain...

This photo provided by Azim Afif, shows a small avalanche on Pumori mountain...

A view of collapsed houses due to earthquake in Madhubani, Bihar...

A view of collapsed houses due to earthquake in Madhubani, Bihar...

A general view of the Basantapur Durbar Square that was damaged in Saturday’s earthquake...

A general view of the Basantapur Durbar Square that was damaged in Saturday’s earthquake...

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