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MGNREGA-Dhara Vikas Programme in Sikkim Villages

Tangaymendang ward under Kewzing Bakhim gram panchayat in south district is like any other sleepy village in Sikkim, but thanks to the highly innovative Dhara Vikas programme launched under the banner of National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), this village is now prospering and self-reliant.

Christian-Buddhist-Jewish Leaders Support Hindus Upset Over Lord Shiva Beer

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Christian-Buddhist-Jewish leaders have backed Hindus upset over Indian Pale Ale beer brewed in Asheville (North Carolina, USA)  carrying the name-image of Hindu deity Lord Shiva.

Usha Uthup and Sumith Ramachandran Graces the New Branch Opening Event of Roland Music School

Roland Music School is spreading itself in the city with the opening of a new branch in the city. The new branch is located at Happy Hours Studio at Bhawanipur. Usha Uthup and Sumith Ramachandran was present at the inauguration of this music school.

Rotary Samman 2013 held at Rotary Sadan; Alokananda Roy, B. D. Sharma,Debajyoti Mishra, Indrani Ganguly and others felicitated

jogen chowdhury The Rotary Samman 2013 took place at the Rotary Sadan in Kolkata. The event was organized by the Rotary Club of Calcutta. The recipients of the award were eminent persons from various professional backgrounds.

New Light NGO observes Nirbhaya Diwas launching a Nirbhaya video and petition to mark zero tolerance for rape in the country

nirbhaya diwas The barbaric rape of the twenty three year old young professional Jyoti Singh in Delhi and her tragic death in a hospital in Singapore has shaken the collective consciousness of the nation. This has led to the demand for stringent laws and measures which will lead to the protection of the women and also lessen the atrocities committed against them in various parts of the country.

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