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... at their ecstatic faces in disbelief. A floating disco on India’s most sacred river, and in the holy city of Benares ... magicians and musicians have always played a part in India’s religious festivals, but my doubts intensified that ... festivals. Sara Chamberlain has spent half her life in India. She is currently working on a forest-friendly paper ...
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... political leaders. There are some 85 million Muslims in India. Any spread of Muslim separatism from Kashmir to the ... outdated; the area is, and will always remain, a part of India. Accordingly the solution must lie within the framework of the Indian Constitution, not the UN. As India seeks a more prominent international role and a ...
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... and doused with pesticides. In some villages in India blindness increased severely because the so-called ... new seeds are not all they’re made out to be. ‘In India I’ve discovered that farmers can grow more grain and ... for Science, Technology and Natural Resource in Dehradun, India. Contents page NI Home Page ©Copyright: New ...
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... to a fundamental remaking of the geography of the country. India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru called his dams ‘the new temples of India’. For 50 years the World Bank has spent more money on ... to date has been against a string of dams on one of India’s largest and most holy rivers, the Narmada. The ...
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... Tibet far beyond its present boundaries, south into India and west into China. The Chinese Emperor then had to ... By the late nineteenth century Afghanistan, northern India and Tibet had become the setting of the Great Game, an imperialist power struggle. The British ruled India and were convinced that the Russians intended to gain ...
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... countries, female and male life expectancy are equal: India (60), Pakistan (59) and Guinea (49). You also ask ... David Willey Manchester, England No go in Goa Goa, in India, is becoming a popular tourist resort as foreign ... of abuse and bad language. Sharath Kumar Phule Bombay, India The views expressed in these letters are not ...
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... told me, to ‘keep one eye open and one eye closed’. India does not want to harm its relations with China. But it ...
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... Shekhar Kapur Already a director of established repute in India, Shekhar Kapur has found international fame with his ... controversy it has engendered, leading it to be banned in India for the present. The story is based on the real-life ... of sexuality and class – which make it so contentious in India – and is filmed in epic style with much made of the ...
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... of malt in the world. In Sindhanoor, north of Bangalore in India, farmers were tempted into planting hybrid sunflower ... always looking for new sources of cheap raw materials, and India seemed promising. It was encouraged by the Indian ... with the encouragement of the World Bank, at turning India into a raw-materials source for processing and export. ...
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... Britain. The pair were flown in from the Nilgiris in South India to visit the housing estates of Manchester, Birmingham ...
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... how we used to make our living. The Calderash came from India thousands of years ago. We’re an old tribe. Before my ancestors came here, after they left India, they travelled every bit of the world. I can still ... ‘tea’. Peter answers that tea came to the Maasai from India and that his people use the Indian word chai. Sakie ...
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... make better spies than men?' asks New Delhi's Times of India . They certainly seem to be on the increase. Britain, ... officials estimate that more than 1,000 babies die in India each year because they don't get enough of it. In the ...

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