New Internationalist

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India's child trafficking and child beggars conundrum

An anti child trafficking campaign in India asks the public to photograph and share pictures child beggars, but it’s not as easy as it seems, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

Don’t take Big Pharma at its word

Drugs companies have ulterior motives, and homeopathic cures are often a good alternative, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Health India Pharmaceuticals

The true cost of shrimp

Global trade of this luxury commodity ignores the true human and environmental impact, writes Brototi Roy.

Filed in: Fishing Food India

Transgender people in Pakistan: a first and last birthday party

Inside a transgender ‘birthday’ party in Pakistan, a rare chance for the community to celebrate a friend’s life.

Filed in: Pakistan

Little insects, big impact

By introducing bee hives to their fields, Indian farmers are improving productivity – and lives.

Filed in: India

When cash turns to ash: a look at India’s demonetization drive

Some 50 days into India’s efforts to funnel out black money, something seems not to have gone to plan, writes Nilanjana Bhomwick.

Filed in: India

Annus Horribilis

Looking for hope in dreadful circumstances, Mari Marcel Thekaekara refuses to let last year drag her down.

Filed in: India

The last Veddas of Sri Lanka

A life traded as a heritage token is an imperiled life, writes Kevin Childs.

Filed in: Sri Lanka

Southern Exposure: Sucheta Das

A sole story by Sucheta Das.

Filed in: Health India Photography

Tigger Stack – a most extraordinary woman

We will mourn our loss of Tigger. But it’s her life we must celebrate, writes Mari Thekaekara.

Filed in: India United Kingdom

The Bird on the Wire has finally flown – sing Hallelujah

Leonard Cohen was iconic for rebellious teenagers growing up in 1970s India, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India

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