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Poisoned waters of BIHAR

About 203 districts in 20 states of the country are affected with fluoride contamination. Around 66.62 million people in these states (six million children below the age of 14) live under this ominous shadow


Autumn years

So why are the old dumped so ruthlessly, when it is their right to relax and enjoy after years of hard work?


Epidemic in the mind

Swine flu, yes. But why are we blind about the other annual killers: diarrhoea, malaria, Japanese encephalitis?


Poverty's no blessing

So how are 77 per cent Indians supposed to survive on less than Rs 20 a day?


Vanishing WATERS of Uttarakhand

Locals say there were thousands of brooks flowing in this Himalayan region. Not anymore. What flows is often not fit for drinking


Inflation: stranger than fiction

One has heard of science fiction. It is time to notice the growing volume of economic and statistical fiction


An adult of 19 kg

In the past two years this hospital has recorded over 234 adult patients whose average weight was less than 32 kilograms


Remember Malgudi Days?

TV is now making audiences into voyeurs and participants into striptease performers


Don’t fake it

So why call the encounter real when it’s strikingly fake?

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