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· April, 2016

Stories about India from April, 2016

Tackling Child Marriage in India, One Wedding Tent at a Time

"How can we call ourselves progressive where such evil custom of society thrives."

Eight Challenges Indian-Language Wikipedias Need to Overcome

While native-language Wikipedias are becoming game-changers in other parts of the world, India, in spite of having numerous languages, lags way behind. Here are a few of the reasons why.

What Do the IPL Cricket Games Have to Do With India's Drought-Hit Farmers?

As many as 3,228 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra in 2015; that is almost nine farmers every day.

This 23-Year-Old Woman Opened India's First Rehab Clinic for Acid Attack Survivors

The groundbreaking New Delhi center supports survivors medically, legally, emotionally and financially.

The #PanamaPapers Ensnare Hundreds of Indians, Including Bollywood Royalty

"500 Indian names in #panamapapers leak. Celebs, Industrialists but no Politician. Our Politicians hide their money with leak-less 'Jugaard'."

Travel 2.0: How the Internet Is Changing Travel in India

The urge to travel is as strong today as it has ever been, and bloggers coupled with advancements in technology are making it easier to explore the enormous country.

Dying to Escape India's Crumbling Infrastructure

India's infrastructural woes took another hit this past week, when tragedy struck West Bengal, where nearly 26 people were killed and more than 200 were injured in an overpass collapse.

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