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India’s generation of children crippled by uranium waste

August 30, 2009

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Observer investigation uncovers link between dramatic rise in birth defects in Punjab and pollution from coal-fired power stations Gethin Chamberlain, Bathinda The Observer, Sunday 30 August 2009 Article history Gurpreet Sigh, 7, who has cerebral palsy and microcephaly, and is from Sirsar, 50km from the Punjabi town of Bathinda. He is being treated at the […]

First community radio station run by women

June 25, 2009

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June 26 2009 AHMEDABAD: One of Gujarat’s biggest Women-based NGO, SEWA, will be first to run a community radio station (CRS) exclusively by women, as Information & Broadcasting Ministry has granted permission to Mahila SEWA Trust for establishing a radio station. SEWA, which is into radio programme production for last four years, will have its […]