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After Australia, Modi arrives in Fiji
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Arrival of first Indian labourers in S Africa celebrated

Edgecombe, the heartland of the erstwhile sugar industry in the country, about 20 km north of Durban, two life-size statues were unveiled representing the men and women who undertook the arduous journey aboard the SS Truro in search of a new life. Temple ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
PM Modi Makes Fiji His Next Stop Outlook India, 2 months ago

South Africa marks 154 years of arrival of Indians

Dual commemoration celebrates entry of indentured labourers The arrival of the first shipload of Indians as indentured sugarcane plantation labourers 154 years ago was marked with a dual commemoration on Sunday. At the Shri Marieamman Temple in Mount ...
 Asian Age2 months ago Unesco to study historic migration of Indian labourers  Deccan Herald2 months ago
Times of India

Why Assam's adivasis are soft targets

GUWAHATI: It was in the second half of the 19th century that the British planters first brought the adivasis from Chhotanagpur plateau and central India to work as indentured labour on their Assam tea estates. Much later, a second batch came to ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Ethnicity-based politics: Why Assam's adivasis are soft targets  Economic Times3 weeks ago

'I am an ordinary activist, never wanted the limelight'

‘It is for the first time the voices of the most deferred, the most neglected, the most ignored, the most abused, the most vulnerable -- the children-- has been heard. It is a great moment.’ ‘I always wanted Pakistan and India to have good relationships because I believe that this is very important for the development of both the countries.’ ‘If children are taught hatred, if they are taught about sectarianism and prejudice, then we can see that there will be ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

PBD to host sessions on Girmitiyas, Francophone diaspora

t annual gathering of people of Indian origin to be held in Gandhinagar in Gujarat Jan 7-9, will see a number of 'firsts' this time, including a session devoted to Girmitiyas and on the Francophone diaspora. The PBD, to be held at Mahatma Mandir, ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago PBD to host sessions on Girmitiyas Francophone diaspora  Calcutta News.Net1 month ago

Mauritius' Aapravasi Ghat: Remembering the pain of half a million Indian workers

A flight of 14 steps on which the first batch of 36 Indians climbed after they landed on Mauritian soil on Nov 2, 1834 to work as indentured labourers still stands. The steps, on which almost half a million Indians climbed over the next 80 years at the ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
MSN News

Gandhi: The unlikely poster boy for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Provided by Firstpost It's always been a little odd that the Father of the Nation is also put forward as its most famous NRI. The Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas began during Vajpayee years and the date chosen for it was the anniversary ...
 MSN News2 weeks ago Mahatma Gandhi: The unlikely poster boy for Pravasi ...  Firstpost.com2 weeks ago

Greek candidate willing to call European leaders bluff

Too much political capital has been invested. The EU-IMF loans have already reached €245bn (£194bn), the biggest indenture package in history. To let it fall apart would expose failure of Mrs Merkel's EMU crisis management. Yet the reality ...
 ACQ Magazine1 month ago
Jagran Post

Mauritius keen to become bridge for India to Africa

19 January 2015 The Continent: Mauritius is keen to become a "real bridge" for India to invest and connect with the rest of Africa and with Europe, said Showkutally Soodhun, the new vice prime minister of the Indian Ocean island. "We want that ...
 Observer India5 days ago Mauritius: Island of 300 Hindu temples  Asiaone1 month ago India set to include Mauritius in Visa on Arrival scheme  The Financial Chronicle2 months ago Indian Navy committed to ensuring safety of Indian Ocean sea lanes, says External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj  DNA2 months ago

Global Assault on Seed Sovereignty through Trade Deals Is Assault on Human Rights, Protest is Fertile

Open access to science eprints TheSparc provides both scientists and the general public free open access to scientific papers that are important for the survival of people and planet ISIS Report 12/01/15 From Asia to South ...
 Institute of Sciences in Society6 days ago
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