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Analysis: Souring of the Indian dream
Al Jazeera

Analysis: Souring of the Indian dream

Shrinking opportunities cast a shadow over country's indentured-labour source to IT powerhouse turnaround story. Next year, when India will hold its 16th parliamentary elections, the international commentariat will once again go ga-ga reflexively ... Al Jazeera, 1 week ago

Soap Sellers and Bridge Builders [analysis]

What exactly are we referring to when we talk about Chinese labour in Africa? Are we discussing the Asian men in overalls standing on the side of freshly paved roads in the continent's remotest crannies? Are we musing about the men and women who ...
 Individual.com1 day ago Africa: Chinese Workers a Sign of Globalization  AllAfrica.com1 day ago Chinese labour in Africa: Soap sellers and bridge builders  How We Made It In Africa1 day ago Meet Africa's most integrated Chinese community  New African1 month ago
Daily News South Africa

Indentured statue row

The KwaZulu-Natal government is threatening to withdraw R4.8 million transferred to the eThekwini Municipality for building a monument to remember indentured Indian labourers. We are not getting the sense of urgency from eThekwini, acting ...
 Daily News South Africa3 days ago
Nepali Times

Never too late

DEVIKA GHARTI MAGAR Shanta Chaudhary never went to school because she was forced to become a Kamlari (girl-child indentured labourer) at the age of eight.After being freed, she became an activist, working for the rights of landless farmers and to ...
 Nepali Times1 month ago

Storyteller for all times

The year is 1974. Or perhaps 1975. And a precocious 18- or 19-year-old Amitav Ghosh has just written one of his first articles. The topic — unusual words in the English language. He has sent it to a magazine — its name escapes him — which is ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago

Centre's official language policy flawed

There is a method to the assault on these languages and their slow destruction follows a well-known pattern. At first, it starts with people's languages being replaced by imposed languages in education, official work and big money commerce. Then it ...
 Kashmir Times2 weeks ago Flawed official language policy  The Echo Of India3 weeks ago CENTRES OFFICIAL LANGUAGE POLICY FLAWED  IPA Newspack.com3 weeks ago Indian Union government's official language policy flawed  The Freepress Journal3 weeks ago
Outlook Traveller

A tale of highway robberies

JonathanGil Harris book The First Firangis is a tale of highway robberies with a twist—the dacoits and the victims being migrants to India during the reign of Shah Jahan The First Firangis Jonathan Gil Harris Aleph Outlook Traveller The ...
 Outlook Traveller1 month ago

And Harry Dent says Gold Is not Money; The Fed's Fatal Flaw: Gold And The Predictable Endgame

Submitted by Thad Beversdorf via , So last week a very savvy investor asked me my view (h/t Simon Popple) on When and what will break the chains on gold by those seemingly omnipotent forces that so assuredly keep its price in ...
 Pinnacle Digest1 month ago

Durban: How South Africa's Durban holds a mirror to history, including Indian

Preeti Verma Lal And I always thought words lay the best on white paper. Chaste white sheet with words written in slanted cursive hand. Or better still, an old-fashioned black slate. Small enough to fit in few big words. The chalk crumbs dangling ...
 Economic Times3 hours ago
Fiji Sun

Students Remember Founder

Students of Nasinu Sangam Primary School took part in drama, traditional dances and tirikutu (South Indian dance and drama) to celebrate Sadhu Kuppuswamy Day. Sadhu Kuppuswamy was an ex-indentured labourer, who convinced South Indian indentured ...
 Fiji Sun18 hours ago
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