A University for tribal students

The Kalinga ­Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), ­Bhubaneswar, has recently been granted ­University ­status by the HRD ­Ministry, making it the first ­exclusive tribal ­university in the world. It has also been accorded Special ­Consultative ­status by the United Nations ­Economic and Social Council.

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Making Bengaluru green

Bengaluru, hailed as the garden city, is fast losing its green canopy; “the capital used to be a verdant paradise, a favourite retreat for families seeking respite from the heat of the surrounding southern plains,” laments Aleemula Khan, President of RC Bangalore Orchards, D 3190. Several thousand

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A Budapest teaser

Never having tried an exotic destination overseas on a group tour, we booked the Cox and Kings 6 days 7 nights Eastern Europe tour at a mouth-watering Rs 75,000 per person, but with a lot of trepidation. The deal included not only airfare, hotel accommodation, breakfast, dinner

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An iconic Rotary Club

So how many hours a month do they volunteer in working for their club activities… would they have a rough, ball park figure, I ask Fred Mccallum, President of the Rotary Club of Birmingham (RCB), Alabama, USA, and its Executive Director Susan Jackson. We are having a

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