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This school remembers Gandhi every day

Narsinghpur (MP) (IANS) The Gandhi cap may be a rare sight these days, but there is a school in Madhya Pradesh’s Narsinghpur where children wear the Gandhi cap everyday in school. Not only this, the children also sing the famous Gandhi … read more

Go back to nature

New Delhi (IANSlife) The small south-east Asian country of Laos is an untouched gem. A former French colony, its serene surroundings and biodiversity are a nature traveller’s dream come true. IANSlife offers a glimpse into the wonders of Laos, that … read more

Dharamkot: For solitude seekers

Dharamkot (IANSlife) It may not be as famous as lower-lying destinations like McLeodganj or Dharamshala, but that’s exactly what sets apart Dharamkot, a quiet Himachali town with breath-taking views of the Kangra valley and the Dhauladhar mountain range. Reachable by … read more

Is liberal democracy under threat?

Every century has its own defining moment. For the nineteenth century, it was the juxtaposition of imperialism with the industrial revolution while for the twentieth century it was the World Wars and the advent of technology. The world in the … read more

Government looks to junk plastic water bottles

New Delhi (IANS) After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to eliminate single-use plastic, the government is looking to find alternatives to plastic water bottles on a priority basis. Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has … read more