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Tura, 4th May (northeastnews): In Meghalaya’s East Garo Hills, fifteen villages on the other side of the longest river in Garo hills – Simsang, will soon reap the benefit of the ambitious Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MG-NREGS).
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New York, 1st May (IANS): Ever wondered why most Britishers could not pronounce the Sanskrit word 'sri' - a common Indian honorific for males - and instead settled for 'shri', a combination of sounds found in English words like shriek and shred? This is because the brain does not work like a computer when it comes to recognising speech sounds, rather it decides whether or not a combination can be permitted based on words that are already known, a fascinating study has said.
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CAN CHILD LABOUR BE ELIMINATED IN INDIA? By Shweta Sharma New Delhi, 30th April (IANS): Every day nine-year-old Milli (named changed) rushes through her morning ablutions so that she does not get late.
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India has the third largest education system in the world.
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New Delhi, 20th April (IANS): India favours a multilateral role in net governance and management, a "transformational shift from the Internet of today to the Equinet of tomorrow".
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