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Glitch in software stalls distribution of ration among BPL families

Over 1200 quintals of wheat and over 200 quintals of sugar are rotting at 148 fair price shops of Panchkula district due to a technical snag in the software that was to be used for the distribution of ration among BPL families. Notably, the system was inaugurated by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on November […]

In-flight beer a rare treat for Nepali migrant workers leaving vulnerable families behind

KATHMANDU (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For Nabin Lama, leaving Nepal after his annual home leave to return to his construction job in Saudi Arabia is not easy. What makes the journey bearable – even enjoyable – is the can of beer he can drink on the flight from Kathmandu. As soon as the seatbelt sign […]

Schoolchildren pack 5,000 food packets for drought-it families

Students of Orchids International School in Masjid have packed over 5,000 food packets for the drought-affected families in Bundelkhand on Tuesday. The adverse effect of drought in the Bundelkhand region has prompted the city-based volunteers of Anybody Can Help (ACH) to extend a helping hand by providing meals to the families living in the affected […]