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Why Assam's adivasis are soft targets
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 India, 1 month 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.com2 months ago
Canadian Business Journal

Banro Announces US$100 Million Financing and Provides Brief Operations & Corporate Update; Commences Consent Solicitation for Certain Amendments to Note Indenture

- Banro closes first tranche of financing for US$20 million on Twangiza gold forward sale, with US$80 million balance of financing expected to close in April. - Namoya agglomeration drum delivered to site, installed and in operation. - Banro ...
 Canadian Business Journal3 days ago Banro Announces USand#36;100 Million Financing and Provides Brief Operations and Corporate Update; Commences Consent Solicitation for Certain Amendments to Note Indenture  SPi World News3 days ago Banro : Announces US$100 Million Financing and Provides Brief Operations & Corporate Update; Commences Consent Solicitation for Certain Amendments to Note Indenture  4 Traders3 days 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 India2 months ago PBD to host sessions on Girmitiyas Francophone diaspora  Calcutta News.Net2 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 News1 month ago Mahatma Gandhi: The unlikely poster boy for Pravasi ...  Firstpost.com1 month ago

Magna announces fourth quarter and 2014 results, and stock split

AURORA, ON, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Magna International Inc. (TSX: MG; NYSE:MGA) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. THREE MONTHS ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2014 We posted sales of $9.40 billion ...
 Nasdaq6 days ago

Global assault on seed sovereignty through trade deals, protests grow

The multinational seed industry is continuing its multipronged attack on the most basic of human rights, the access to seed. Lobbyists of the seed industry are using trade agreements to pressure nations into adopting strict measures such as UPOV ...
 Kashmir Times1 week ago
Kathmandu Post

The woman who failed retirement

FEB 20 - Most people fall in love with other people. I do that with countries, says Olga Murray, brimming with an energy that belies her age—she is 90 years old. For decades, she was in love with Greece, visiting it every opportunity she got.
 Kathmandu Post1 week ago

Just as in 2004, Modi will have to make a choice

I do not understand Narendra Modi's mantra of  'development'. Specifically, I do not see many of his models as indicators of development that are relevant to me, says Gautam Rakshit. In my opinion, the civil rights movement led by Anna Hazare, along with Arvind Kejriwal etc, gave the people of Delhi their first taste of what a powerful force they could become, if they came forward together, to fight for a just cause. Since then, they had been waiting for a better alternative to the age-old ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

COMMENT: Past masters in quest to lift their game

ONCE giant-killers, the West Indian cricketers are now a lowly placed outfit in the rankings, struggling no doubt to raise their profile. The shock four-wicket defeat at the hands of Ireland in their World Cup opener in Nelson puts the West Indies ...
 DAWN Group1 week ago
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