Modi continues to rule popularity charts despite slight dip: IANS-CVOTER tracker poll
  • Modi continues to rule popularity charts despite slight dip: IANS-CVOTER tracker poll(02:32)
    New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Even a fortnight after the air strike by Indian Air Force fighter jets on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to dominate the popularity charts despite a dip in his rating from the peak witnessed during the first week of March, but his distant rival Rahul Gandhi has shown only marginal signs of recovery.
Modi continues to rule popularity charts despite a slight dip: IANS-CVOTER tracker poll
  • Modi continues to rule popularity charts despite a slight dip: IANS-CVOTER tracker poll(22:10)
    New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Even a fortnight after the air strike by Indian Air Force fighter jets on terror camps in Pakistan's Balakot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi continues to dominate the popularity charts despite a dip in his rating from the peak witnessed during the first week of March, but his distant rival Rahul Gandhi has shown only marginal signs of recovery.
Budding talent: Filmmaking gives freedom, confidence to young girls (IANS Special Series)
  • Budding talent: Filmmaking gives freedom, confidence to young girls (IANS Special Series)(10:16)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) In a packed auditorium, a short film begins with the opening scene of a young woman worried about attending a meeting with her injured foot. Her friend cautions her that if she does not wear high heels she wont be able to make a good impression. The woman heeds the advice but even before she can make it to the meeting, she stumbles and her heels fall off.
How a chance meeting with PM inspired this Grammy winner to dedicate music to environment (IANS Special Series)
Flying high: Rural India's pad-women bringing bottom-up change feature in Oscar-winning documentary (IANS Special Series)
  • Flying high: Rural India's pad-women bringing bottom-up change feature in Oscar-winning documentary (IANS Special Series)(14:56)
    By Siddhi Jain
    Kathikhera (Hapur, Uttar Pradesh), March 3 (IANS) It's 9 a.m., and as most Kathikhera locals head to the fields, the village's seven women prepare their two-room pad-manufacturing factory unit for the day. An avenue for employment and financial gains, the unit has turned around the lives of not just these young harbingers of menstrual health, who make low-cost biodegradable pads, but also the many rural women who have now switched from cotton cloth to sanitary pads.
How an illiterate rickshaw-puller from Assam became a mascot for education (IANS Special Series)
How art is reforming prisoners, giving them second chance at life (IANS Special Series)
  • How art is reforming prisoners, giving them second chance at life (IANS Special Series)(10:08)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) One often thinks of Indian prisons as dingy, cramped cells with their mean and often dehumanised inmates waiting for redemption. So it comes as a surprise when a group of prisoners takes to stage and gets applauded for performing a play written by Rabindranath Tagore or when paintings made by inmates are appreciated by art connoisseurs and get sold at art exhibitions for thousands of rupees.
How Real Kashmir FC gave wings to Kashmiri youths' love for football (IANS Special Series)
To clean Goa beaches, this 'waste-bar' exchanges cigarette butts, used straws for beer (IANS Special Series)
This Bengal teacher collects, cooks food to feed the impoverished (IANS Special Series)
How a Muslim aristocrat's art collection became a national treasure (IANS Special Series)

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