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Farmhouse party Music keeps farmers happy in the fields at Bhaktawarpur, on the outskirts of Delhi, as FM channels are enough to keep nilgai herds from attacking standing crops. KAMAL NARANG
Farmhouse party Music keeps farmers happy in the fields at Bhaktawarpur, on the outskirts of Delhi, as FM channels are enough to keep nilgai herds from attacking standing crops. KAMAL NARANG

Radio blares to the rescue

Preeti Mehra

“Yahan to party chal rahi hain (there is a party on here),” 23-year-old Pawan Chau... »

Veggie bumper in coffee heartland

Naturalised Lettuce and broccoli are among the exotic vegetables grown successfully at the Central Horticultural Experiment Station at Chettalli (Coorg), Karnataka. GRN SOMASHEKAR

Vishwanath Kulkarni

N Bose Mandanna, a progressive and large coffee-grower at Suntikoppa in Coorg, is trying his han... »
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A sweet and succulent stopover

Between the towns of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar along the NH5 lies Pahala village, known for its ra... »

Here, toilet training is literally a walk in the park

A toilet model displayed at the Toilet Park in the collectorate’s premises in Pali, Rajasthan. Abha Sharma

Abha Sharma

People go to parks for a walk, a whiff of fresh air and some quiet moments. But a park in Pali d... »
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Retailer, too, is king

“Lal wala sabun dena (give me the red soap). Neeli wali tikiya dena (give me the b... »

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We shall overcome: Born without arms, Riaz Ahmad mastered using his feet to study and became a schoolteacher in his village

Doubly special feat

Hamid Shah Hashmi

In strife-torn Poonch, a valiant teacher whose life is a powerful lesson in itself »

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Life-giver: Solar panels rear their head at regular intervals in Bilra village

Power to everyone under the sun

Sarita Brara

Long denied electricity, Uttar Pradesh villages switch to solar energy with help from rural banks »

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Soaring fortunes The bird count has risen to 3 lakh at Mangalajodi, a fishing village north east of Chilka Lake in Odisha, from just 5,000 about 15 years ago USHA RAI

Fly into no-poacher zone

Usha Rai

Hunters turn guides in this ecotourism success story at avian paradise Mangalajodi in Odisha »

Features

RURAL REPORT CARD

Access to clean cooking fuel

Burning questions ... »

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That too can be managed

No matter how many vehicular rules are framed, Indians will find innovative ways to bend... »
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Old hands: Cotton farms like this one in Jetalwasna, Gujarat, are fraying from
shortage of young labour and falling prices TOMOJIT BASU
India Interior

Young farmers pick a city job

Tomojit Basu

GenNext refuses to put roots in the fertile cotton-growing belt of north Gujarat »

Features

Utterly butterly local Nataraj shows the indigenously developed milking machine used at his farm in Tiptur, Karnataka GRN SOMASHEKAR
INDIA INTERIOR

Milking homegrown technology

Vishwanath Kulkarni

Dairy company near Bengaluru multiplies farm incomes with homegrown solutions »
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