WHEN A CULVERT ACTS AS A GREAT DIVIDE

A culvert separates the cluster of houses in Shiv Vihar in Gokulpuri and Chawan Park in Karawal Nagar. But it does more than just draw a physical boundary between the unauthorised colonies. Often, the question of who has right of way on the culvert has hounded the two communities that live on either side. On Monday , a clash led to a tense communal situation, though members of both the communities agree that it was instigated by rogue elements, probably outsiders.

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TURN ORGAN DONATION INTO CAMPAIGN

New Delhi: Union minister of health and family welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda said organ donation should become a social movement in the country .

Nadda was speaking at a World Organ Donation Day event organised by Border Security Force (BSF) in collaboration with National Organ & Tissue Transplantation Organisation (NOTTO) at a BSF Officers’ Mess in Nizamuddin on Saturday.

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SACHIN TENDULKAR BATS FOR PUTTAMRAJU KANDRIGA

Mohammad Affanul Haque

Gudur, Andhra Pradesh: A little over a year ago, when cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar decided to adopt the village of Puttamraju Kandriga in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, he could not even pronounce its name in a proper manner. Fast forward a year, Puttamraju Kandriga is a famous village in the country, the villagers cannot stop thanking the cricket legend and the former Joint Collector of Nellore, Mrs. Rekha Rani for their effort in making the village what it is today!

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MICA MINERS MIRED IN OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD

Saidapuram, Jan 11: Mohammad Safi is a worried labourer, he feel he is in trouble. Crouched, alone and barefoot and carrying a shovel in his hand, he walks to the factory every morning to earn his living and sustain his family. This is the case of every worker working in the Seetharama MICA Company in Kalichedu village of Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.

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BASANTI SLUMS OF KOLKATA – THE HARSH REALITY

India is one of the world’s fastest growing economy. Surely this growing economy will help India become a ‘developed state’ from a ‘developing one’ in the future, but this development will come at some cost! Today’s biggest challenge for India is to cope with the wave of urbanisation in this economically liberalised world.

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MEDICAL ADVICE NOW JUST A CALL AWAY

Mohammad Affanul Haque

Chennai, Nov. 24: Have a fever and don’t know what it is? Dial 104!

The Corporation’s Health Department has geared up to deal with monsoon related illnesses by starting a new health helpline wherein if you have fever, and are not sure about what infection you have, you can call 104, describe your symptoms and based on that, the paramedics will provide you with medications.

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