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This article is almost nine years old.

... outset, I would like to state that I work for an NGO in India that receives foreign funding. 1 My opposition to foreign funds for India is neither based on rightwing nationalist claims that ... Currency Regulation Act (FCRA) of the Government of India and foreign donors only allow aid for such programmes ...
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New Internationalist 336 July 2001 Narmada / THE FACTS India suffers from widespread water scarcity. Rain comes in ... Maheshwar dam 4 • First privately constructed dam in India • Anticipated finance: US and Germany • Height: 36 ... 9 Bargi 17 Barna 18 Tawa 19 Kolar 22 Sukta Dam after dam India has over 4,000 large dams. Three-quarters of India’s ...

This article is more than 20 years old.

Fewer students want to learn to make _khadi_ in rural India. Sarah Elton Sandhya Sharma’s hands move quickly over ... _khadi_, a rustic handmade cloth woven by villagers across India. Sharma teaches weaving and spinning to the young ... can get more money.’ The decline of khadi means more to India than the end of a fabric line. Gandhi popularized it ...
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This article is almost 20 years old.

... Lucy Willis     On 18 October 2000 the Supreme Court of India handed down an historic judgement. The Narmada Bachao ... of numbers in her head, and under her relentless dialling India awakes. At this moment she is trying to meet the Chief ... analysts are asking why – after 50 years of it – are India’s water problems getting worse, its small farmers ...
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This article is more than 24 years old.

... the other way around. A new Raj dawning At first glance, India appears to be booming. But look a little deeper. Mari ... injustices that aid brings with it. Visitors who return to India after a gap of five or more years are delighted at the ... for it to turn up. There is even a debate about taking India off the list of ‘developing’ countries. There is, ...
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This article is almost 29 years old.

... Challenging the economic way of looking at life. 'Should India ever resolve to imitate England, it will be the ruin of ... over a period of 40 years, fought for the independence of India. Although he won the fight, the cause was lost; no ... to drive the British out of the country in order to allow India to become more Indian; Nehru, on the other hand, saw ...
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This article is almost 20 years old.

... do anything about them? No. He ‘heard’ them. Perhaps India’s prowess in tidying away humanity by paper is part ... a kinder, more reasoned dams regime. The diehards, in India and elsewhere, think the procedures the report ... Indian Institute of Public Administration worked on the India country study for the WCD. He is disappointed. ‘I ...
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This article is almost 20 years old.

... Maggie Black The River Narmada slices across central India, a natural dividing line between north and south. ... This is not the Brazilian rainforest but, in crowded India, the closest equivalent. Large dams and flooded ... in compensation. Since 1950, at least 25 million people in India have been displaced by large projects. 1 Of these, 40 ...
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This article is more than 41 years old.

... billion. % GNP - 0.22% Major recipients - Egypt, Israel, India, Pakistan, Jordan. The U.S. is near the bottom of the ... % GNP - 0.50% Major recipients - Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Tanzania, Malawi. Committed on paper to directing more ... - $260 million. % GNP - 0.03% Major recipients - Egypt, India, North Korea, Cuba, Vietnam. Considering its economic ...
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This article is more than 31 years old.

new internationalist issue 200 - October 1989 India's young idealists of the early Seventies gave up bright ... pipe, birthplace of countless Calcutta babies. 'Know India' project at 18. New statistics hurled at us: 70 per ... 1 . Naxalites were the guerillas of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist). 2 . Gurudev is a respectful name ...
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This article is more than 18 years old.

New Internationalist 353 Jan/Feb 2003 Food and farming / INDIA click above to return to part one A quarter of the ... 'CEO' of the state is the principal visionary of India's brave new corporate-friendly dawn. According to him, ... seeds replace seed-saving - currently 80 per cent of India's seed is saved from the previous harvest. Processing ...

This article is almost five years old.

... new-found skills. New life for ancient tech Large parts of India are entirely dependent on seasonal monsoon rains for ...

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