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... on UK poverty, as people working with the disadvantaged in India. The report was called 'Across the Geographical ... In other words, the kitchens of the wealthy in India. We redefined our notions of poverty finding ... deal most of their lives. There are a range of slums in India, starting with shacks, made of cardboard and tin sheets ...

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... is restricted in many countries. But they are legal in India and easily available with a doctor’s prescription. A ...

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... mindless patriotism, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara . We, India, lost 18 soldiers early on Sunday morning. The Indian ... terror attacks betrays inefficiency and incompetence. India should prove otherwise.’ What can one say? Even more important, what can India as a country do? War, of course, is never a solution. ...

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... caste based liftetime occupation of the balmiki community, India's 'untouchables' among 'untouchables'. They are considered the lowest in India's venal caste system and no one ever let them forget ... could be over 1,000 manhole worker deaths per year across India. The real figures are much higher as many deaths are ...

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... with Facebook threatening to capture the future of India's internet. Its 'Free Basics' service threatens to ... creating a two-tiered system. Free Basics was launched in India in 2015 but last December the country's ... jury is currently still out on Free Basics’ future in India, Facebook is lobbying hard to stay. Writing in The ...

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... giants – from introducing its Free Basics platform in India. Free Basics, which has already been successfully ... rest of the internet. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) backed the activists, arguing that the Free ... high-voltage advertising campaign promoting Free Basics in India. The message of the campaign: Mark Zuckerberg, a new ...

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... Magsaysay award for his years of work on the issue of India's sanitation workers. If there's one individual who ... beaten, murdered men and women. That’s 21st century India for you. Bejawada Wilson comes from the balmiki ... Andolan. He went from village to village, first in south India, then to the north, crisscrossing thousands of miles ...

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... dismissed two important appeals for an urgent reform of India’s drug regulatory framework. Successive reports of ... markets are also flooded with sub-standard drugs made in India. Both Dr Katoch and Dr Roychowdhury’s Expert ... while the Drug Consultative Committee (DCC) insisted India did not have the infrastructure to do the testing, it ...

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... addressed. The excuse is appalling, though predictably so. India, like Bangladesh, Pakistan and other Asian, African and ... to fathom. The battle to overturn this harsh verdict on India's poorest, most vulnerable children will commence once ...

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... or promenades of Pride and Prejudice! I wish we in India could preserve and treasure our historic ancient ...

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... their mosques and madrasas, Mari Marcel Thekaekara writes. India is in the middle of a divisive debate. Weirdly, even ... it’s a very complicated issue. Not many countries like India have multiple sets of laws. Apart from the common civil ... Syeda Hameed is anything but stereotypical. She worked on India's Planning Commission as an advisor to the government ...

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Indian policemen stand guard as a girl watches an anti-India protest in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India, on 7 October 2016. © REUTERS/Danish Ismail Police in ... The location of Kashmir within India and South Asia. In the four month long pro-independence ...

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