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The Mithila attitude

Traditionally, the caste system has functioned differently in the Nepali Tarai.

| Apr 01, 2010

The dark white shroud

The fog over the populated plains of northern South Asia is thicker and lasts longer than in earlier decades but few are bothered to locate the cause behind this distressing trend. Meanwhile, hundreds of millions …

| Mar 01, 2003

Dolphin of the Ganga

Once the susu was found along the entire stretch of the Ganga system in the plains, but now it is limited to pockets where the flow is large and pollutants sufficiently diluted.

| Oct 01, 2002

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