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Can the ride take them further?

The Sunday Story The power of the bicycles to confer economic and social freedom even in the age of the automobile remains undiminish »

Riding out the dropout problem

The Sunday Story Tamil Nadu is not just known for its Nutritious Meal Programme but also for a host of welfare measures for school st »

Empowerment across time and boundaries

The Sunday Story The roads may be turning increasingly hostile to the bicycle rider, but in several developing countries, the two-whe »

It works better in kind

The Sunday Story Launched in 2006 by the JD(U)-BJP government at the time, the scheme provided money to all girls who enrolled in Cla »


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Not having a toilet remains the major problem in sanitation. File Photo

More men among toilet-sceptics in India

The figure for households without toilets is 47 per cent for Hindu households as against 31 per cent for Muslims and 16 per cent for Christians and Sikhs, according to NSS data. »