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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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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 ...
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... 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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... 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 18 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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... MAHESHWAR S Kumars is trying to build 'a temple of modern India' - a dam - at Maheshwar. But the people won't have it. ... moment 50 years ago, saluted as a ‘temple of modern India’: a dam. In 1993, S Kumars won the concession to ... here the first privately constructed hydroelectric dam in India. But the award was a poisoned chalice. Little did S ...
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This article is more than 18 years old.

... they will be at Domkhedi welcoming people from all over India and the world to this year’s satyagraha . Go there, ... like to play with in their spread-sheets. But rural India farms on a mini-scale. Its farmers need relatively ...

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