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The water crisis at home

The people of Bangalore need to be active in finding local solutions to preserve a vital resource, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon Mar 25 09:44:00 2013
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Kenya still deciding

Magnus Taylor reports from Nairobi on the long wait for results in the presidential election.…

  • Thu Mar 7 10:12:00 2013
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KENYA VOTES: Peaceniks use mobiles to cool election tempers

Moses Wasamu on initiatives to help prevent violence at the polls, including promoting peace via text message.…

  • Thu Feb 14 04:55:00 2013
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Dying for a home in Bangalore

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the plight of a community made homeless by a slum clearance: the latest casualties in the battle for property.…

  • Fri Jan 25 07:44:00 2013
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Can dark tourism ever be a good thing?

Ruth Stokes considers whether holidaying in war and disaster zones is ever justified.…

  • Mon Jan 21 09:45:00 2013
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A counterfeit life in a Philippines slum

Informal dwellers are struggling to survive in Metro Manila, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Wed Jan 16 04:26:00 2013
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The end for hands-on toilet cleaning in India?

Activists are hoping a 10,000-kilometre pilgrimage will help bring total eradication of ‘manual scavenging’ writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Thu Nov 29 11:20:00 2012
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Pass the sick bag (again) it's Gary Barlow!

Alan Hughes argues the recent offering from Mr Barlow and the Military Wives is a sickly-sweet distraction from the world's real problems.…

  • Tue May 29 05:38:00 2012
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Making caste a thing of the past

An ‘anti-untouchability’ video project is raising awareness of the crimes against dalits which blight Indian society, writesMari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Mon May 21 09:25:00 2012
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Death, justice and the big questions

With capital punishment debatesresurfacing since the Breivik trial, Tony Mckenna argues the death penalty brutalizes not just the individual but the whole society.…

  • Wed May 9 05:50:00 2012
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