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Ending the year on a note of hope

2015 has had its share of bad news. But there is reason for optimism, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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New times, new battles in India and beyond

Every generation responds differently to the crises and issues they face, reflects Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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My writing guru: They don’t make ‘em like Sadhan anymore

Contact with a former mentor has triggered memories for Mari Marcel Thekaekara, decades on from her journalism training in Kolkata.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Mayday on May Day

We've 'moved on' to a brave new world in which, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara, you have to swim with the tide...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Two gracious women I knew

Mourning the loss of her beloved Aunty, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on artful manners that seem to be disappearing with the older generation..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cyber crimes

Next time youre downloading a film or music through the internet, spare a thought for Hew Griffiths, 44 years old, unemployed and now languishing in a jail half a world away from his home. Unlike most of the other inmates, hes not there for doing drugs, theft or assault. Rather, his crime was to belong to a group that cracked security codes of some of the United States biggest media moguls, giving group members access to software and games that - if downloaded - could have been accessed free of…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Up in smoke

Forty-seven million documents are now online that trace the power-marketing and politicking undertaken by the tobacco industry the only industry in the world thats able to sell a product that is directly killing many of those who buy it. Theres a lode of gems you can find in these documents: that is, if youve got time to wade through 47 million pages. Anne Landman the editor of TobaccoWiki, a new online research and information project being facilitated by the Center for Media and Democracy…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Lessons from the past could help tackle today’s narcotics trade

Eric Gutierrez argues that the British East India Company was itself a drug cartel.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Women in India are not asking for it

After anexposérevealsthe true thoughts of Indian police officers about rape victims, Mari Marcel Thekaekara says attitudes must change.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Kill the Beef-eaters!’

A climate of fear is building in India as anti-Muslim sentiment leads to murder. Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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