This one train goes nowhere but has scores of children and adults alike looking forward to board it every day. Yes, you heard it right. This Education Express at the Government Upper Primary School (GUPS) in Sempliphatak, Shahbad is hard to miss as it stands out against the verdant green fields of Baran.
Anmol Narain, Monitoring and Evaluation Lead, DMEO
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The Covid-19 pandemic has brought to heel the most powerful nations in the world and ground life to a standstill. India too is currently in Lockdown 4.0 and struggling to combat the spread of the virus.
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The Global Terrorism Index (GTI), issued annually by the Australia based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) aims to comprehensively analyse the impact of terrorism on 163 countries, covering 99.7% of the world population.