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CRAM expresses deep concern

The Centre for Research and Advocacy Manipur CRAM has expressed concern over the continued push by the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation NHPC for construction of the 66 MW Loktak Downstream Hydroelectric Project over Leimatak river Source The Sangai ... E Pao!, 2 months ago

Australia tourism industry under climate change threat - study

Australia's multi-billion dollar tourism industry is under increasing threat from climate change with some of the nation's top natural wonders in the firing line as temperatures and sea levels rise, a study warned today.The report by environmental advocacy ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

UN human rights chief will not seek a second term

United Nations high commissioner for human rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, a staunch critic of United States President Donald Trump has stated that he will not seek a second term."After reflection, I have decided not to seek a second four-year term," the New ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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Lakshadweep, Meghalaya have most women land holders; Punjab, West Bengal fewest

Lakshadweep and Meghalaya are the best among all 35 states and union territories of India at providing land rights to women, while Punjab and West Bengal are the worst, according to an index created by the Bhubaneswar-based Center for Land Governance, an arm ...
 Sify3 days ago

School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.Organisers behind the Women's March, ...
 Business Standard4 days ago

A lawyer's job is to explain the law to a judge: Khurshid

[India], Feb.10 (ANI): In presenting a case before a court or a bench of judges, a lawyer must always have the capacity to listen to a judge or judges attentively and, when they tell a lawyer to stop, then he should put his or her arguments to rest, said ...
 Sify1 week ago

Ssshhh! We are talking about menstrual health

It is urgent that we break the silence around the 'M' word, one ward and gram panchayat at a time, so that women and girls -- irrespective of their financial capacity -- can demand the information and materials they need, says Archana Patkar.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Two decades ago, in my home state of Maharashtra, I was bold enough to ask in a state government meeting why we were not talking about monthly periods as a cause of absenteeism in schools, given the huge dropout rate ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Millions of empty homes, but migrants to Indian cities cannot rent them

Tens of thousands of people migrating to Indian cities each day cannot find adequate housing, as rental markets shrink despite millions of homes remaining vacant, government data shows. The share of rental housing in cities has fallen by nearly half over the ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Spy’s eye: Modi shines as a mentor

The address of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Davos – the first key note speech of an Indian Prime Minister at the World Economic Forum- has successfully established India as the thought leader in today's unsafe and economically divided world. Speaking in ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw among new board members of USIBC

Biotechnology pioneer Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw was among two-dozen board members inducted in the US Indian Business Council, according to a statement.Abbott CEO Mikes White and former CIA director Michael Hayden and ex-national security advisor Stephen Hadley were ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago
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