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... tale of success. In a village in Andhra Pradesh in South India a 40-year-old woman, Fatima Bi, is elected head of the ... name and Bi not? Every journalist wants to know if India's ideals of beauty are changing. Not a day goes by ... less lie in one word - television. TV-viewing audiences in India are huge. Statistics vary but at a minimum TV reaches ...
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... When I first started working as a reporter at the Times of India , the breaches of trust I engaged in while trying to ... the Mirror , a collection of writings by lesbians in India. As soon as word of the project spread, I started ... an Indian tolerance. 'All this - it has nothing to do with India,' she said. The fire and the fury Us and Not-Us. these ...
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... we’ve seen a slow but sure erosion of democracy in India. But we haven’t really noticed it because it’s ... that a Muslim film star ‘prove’ his patriotism to India by returning an award given to him by Pakistan. And ... merely the fringe. As the century turns a new corner we in India are faced with a serious situation. The right wing is ...
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... 53 years. He'd fled, amidst gunfire and smoke, the day India and Pakistan were partitioned, carrying nothing but the ... the other country. For people who came from Pakistan to India (as my parents did) or those who went from India to Pakistan, this longing is even more deep. For many ...
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... has been searching for the real thing since her youth in India and then her arrival in Canada. I feel I can say ... How does it affect my everyday life, as a girl/woman in India? Is it any different in Canada? I would like to submit ... colony - both a part of the Commonwealth - from Common India to Wealthy Canada. I came alone on a one-way ticket, on ...
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... by the conflicting pulls and prejudices of modern urban India, is palpable. The film passed India’s censors but provoked violent outrage from some ... 319 ) also entered a potential minefield, the Partition of India in 1947, again with considerable skill, humanity and ...
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... including the Union Carbide corporation at Bhopal, India, where 15,000 local residents were killed by toxic gas ... of the controversial settlement with the Government of India. And they served as a source of embarrassment to both ... Resolve' of the National Alliance of People's Movements in India is one example. The Resolve emerged from a long process ...
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... have in mind Asoka, last of the great Mauryan emperors of India, over 2,000 years ago. He started out as a chip off the ... trying like his dad to expand the empire to embrace all of India, and conquering the eastern country of Kalinga (now ... died. The empire fell apart straight away and Buddhism in India went down the tube with it. And my own descendants were ...
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... story from the South is different. In sub-Saharan Africa, India and China, the majority of HIV/AIDS cases have been ... lesbian and gay minorities do exist in the South. In India and Bangladesh these for the most part reach only ... - the far from privileged. Among the majority in Africa, India and China, men who have sex with men exist to an extent ...
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... as ‘that tidewater stretch of coast where Burma and India collide in a whirlpool of unease’. The book begins in ... and rubber. A man of power and influence, he travels to India to find and marry Dolly. The surging river of history ... furious account of the plight of the shit-shovellers of India. Condemned by hereditary caste roles to their lowly ...
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... cities water is rationed; in parts of Mumbai (Bombay) in India, families have to get up between four and five in the ... that 33 million people have been displaced by dams in India alone.   ...

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