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UN aid chief: War in Yemen causing famine, cholera

The UN humanitarian chief has decried the "man-made catastrophe" in Yemen, saying air strikes and armed clashes have increased dramatically, with millions of people facing the specter of famine and "the world's largest-ever, single-year cholera outbreak." ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

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Somalia: In midst of bomb attacks and famine, African nation welcomes foreign writers for annual book fair

This is the first time writers from outside the country are arriving
 DNA1 month ago Somali book fair offers respite from bombs  Reuters1 month ago

Flexibility, long-term planning reduce Somali famine threat, report says

By Adela Suliman LONDON, Aug 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - People suffering in Somalia's latest drought have fared better when donors deftly shift funding to emergency projects that help residents save money and stockpile food, a charity said on Tuesday.
 DNA2 months ago

U.N. urges action to avert famine threatening 20 mln people worldwide

The U. N. Security Council on Wednesday called on warring parties in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and northeastern Nigeria to allow humanitarian aid access and urged countries to donate more money to avert famines threatening 20 million people.
 DNA2 months ago

To Mahatmaji

. . . Came flood, came death, came the storm of war Great Famine left its signature on every road, Every moment I was afraid the whole history was under threat Yet I kept my spirit up, although besieged by death, and heaved no sigh of despair (...) - 2017 ...
 Mainstream3 weeks ago

‘A useful distraction from the power struggle’

The Chinese leader Mao Zedong’s supreme position was no longer assured. His etirement as Chairman of the People’s Republic had been endorsed at the Shanghai meeting of the party, even though he continued as chairman of the Communist Party of China. He was ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 day ago

The Great Leap Forward

THE SCALE OF analysis is wide, the insights penetrating, the writing lucid. Prasenjit K Basu’s investigation of the world’s largest continent is as incisive as it is expansive. In this 680-page dumbbell- like tome, Basu has captured the unity as well as ...
 Open Magazine2 days ago
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India's homoeopathic state of mind

A homoeopathic state of mind pervades our thinking in governance and infrastructure-building.Do it in small, harmless doses, but nothing bitter, sharp, or bloody, says Shekhar Gupta. Homoeopathy, a relatively modern therapy, was invented in Germany by Samuel Hahnemann in 1796. It's been hailed, questioned, researched, rejected and mocked as a pseudoscience in developed countries since. Only in India is it still a mainstream therapy. Every city, big or small, has its homoeopaths and usually a ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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Tripura CM unveils memorial in memory of 12 farmers

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on 9 October unveiled a "Martyrs Memorial" and park in western Tripura in memory of 12 farmers massacred by police in the peasants' agitation of 1948. The Left Front government has erected the "Martyrs' Memorial", and a ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago
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India's economic slump an aberration: World Bank

The recent slowdown in India's economic growth is an 'aberration' mainly due to the temporary disruptions in preparation for the goods and services tax, the World Bank said on Thursday, pointing out that it will get corrected in the coming months. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim also said that the GST is going to have a hugely positive impact on the Indian economy.   "There's been a deceleration in the first quarter, but we think that's mostly due to temporary disruptions in preparation ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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