In Brief – March 2017

Floating school in ManipurAt Champu Khangpok, a village in Manipur, children and illiterate adults find it interesting to go to school, as it floats on the Loktak fresh water lake. This elementary school is an initiative of the All Loktak Lake Fisherman’s Union, supported by an NGO

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In Brief – November 2016

MJ: highest earning dead celebrityThe late King of Pop Michael Jackson tops the Forbes list of highest-paid deceased celebrities. His after-life fortune includes the sealing of a $750 million deal for his share of the Beatles’ music rights to Sony earlier this year

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In Brief – October 2016

NGO bags UNESCO literacy prizeJan Sikshan Sansthan (JSS), an NGO based in Malappuram, Kerala, bagged the UNESCO Confucius prize for Literacy for their focused skill-development programmes for citizens to improve their employability. Over 50,000 villagers have been trained so far, of which 40,000

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