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  • Pollution exceeds permissible limit in most Indian cities 26-09-2013 06:42 PM

    New Delhi: Nearly three-fourths of Indian cities have particulate pollution (PM) levels exceeding permissible standards affecting the health of lakhs of people across the country, according to an analysis released Thursday. The analysis is part of a book Good News Bad News: Clearing the air in Indian cities' by the...
  • Jharkhand: Eunuch mothers 13 orphans without donations 16-11-2012 08:52 AM

    Bokaro: A eunuch in Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand, is toiling hard to bring up destitute and orphan kids. She takes care of them till they are married off. Mother to 13 kids so far, she doesn't believe in any grants or awards. Some would say God hasn't been kind to...
  • Kerala women farmers battling all odds to save green paddy fields 15-11-2012 09:01 AM

    Malappuram (Kerala): Women farmers in Malappuram are battling against all odds to save their land. In God's own country, shocking reports have come to light on the green paddy fields, which are one of the attractions in the state - the 9 lakh hectares of the 1970s has now shrunk...
  • Dirty Angels Bikers Club: Men with a mission 14-11-2012 09:22 AM

    Tadong: The Dirty Angels Bikers Club of Sikkim has been proving to be a group of messiahs for the needy. Roaring through the hills, the young boys from Sikkim show that behind their leather jackets and tough looks, is a will to make a difference. Mayalmu Sang, an NGO in...
  • J&K: Child specialist overhauls hospital's image 12-11-2012 08:57 AM

    Srinagar: The GB Pant hospital in Jammu and Kashmir was in the news for all the wrong reasons till a few months back. It saw the deaths of 500 infants in a matter of four to five months. But all that is history now, thanks to Dr Shafqat Ahmad Tak,...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Fishermen jumped into the sea to save sailors 09-11-2012 09:51 AM

    Chennai: As Cyclone Nilam ravaged the coast of Chennai, five brave fishermen jumped into the sea to save sailors of MT Pratibha Cauvery from drowning. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has announced a cash reward for each of them. CNN-IBN met those brave souls. The ominous cyclone warning for Nilam...
  • Meet the young Indians who won at Astronomy Olympiad 08-11-2012 10:55 AM

    Mumbai: Indian students have been consistently performing well in the various science Olympiads. CNN-IBN met the champions of the Astronomy Olympiad. Mounting a telescope is a child's play for the 18-year-olds who made India proud at the Astronomy Olympiad held in Rio De Janeiro in 2012. For 14 years in...