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Communities clean up Meghalaya Rivers

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Communities clean up Meghalaya Rivers

One of the good things happening in Meghalaya is that the local people are joining hands to address environmental issues. The growing numbers of community-led River Protection and Conservation movements in Meghalaya are rays of hope for the state, known as ‘The Abode of Clouds’ and for those living near the rivers. Sfter all, water […]

World Blood Donor Day is Today

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World Blood Donor Day is Today

Every year, on 14 June, comes World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). The event serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. Every pint of blood donated can save more than 3 lives! So if you began donating blood at […]

Assam’s ‘horny committee’ gets it on!

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Assam’s ‘horny committee’ gets it on!

Assam has a ‘treasure trove’ of rhino horns. But there were rumours that the ‘genuine’ rhino horns were being sneaked out and sold in the black market. Now Assam has a ‘Committee for the examination of Rhino horn’. The rhino horn verification process initiated by the State government got under way on Saturday with the […]

Get aware about elders abuse

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Get aware about elders abuse

“Some years ago, I was visiting a grandmother who was looking after her two young grandchildren in a mountainous region of Uganda. We got out of the Land Rover with our country staff and walked over to her shamba, expecting to have a relaxed working day in the countryside. Instead we were greeted with the […]