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International Day of Peace 2017

International Day of Peace 2017

September 22, 2017

As the world observes international peace week, India ranks 137 out of 163 countries on Global Peace Index 2017 with being the second-largest troop contributor to peacekeeping missions on one hand, while announcing to deport around 40,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees, on the other.

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Cosplay in India

Cosplay in India

September 20, 2017

India is seeing a slow growth in the colourful cosplaying community, who express themselves in creative ways.

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Atrocities against Rohingya Muslims continue, salvation not in sight

Atrocities against Rohingya Muslims continue, salv...

September 7, 2017

It has been nothing but a witch-hunt that has left the Rohingya Muslims homeless having had to flee Myanmar over the past 10 days. Reportedly, more than 140,000 Rohingya Muslims had to flee the Burmese territory to survive the ordeals of a seeming exodus.

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Senior journalist shot dead in India

Senior journalist shot dead in India

September 7, 2017

As a senior journalist was shot outside her home in southern Indian city of Bengaluru, India’s press freedom and freedom of speech is under the scanner once again.

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The earth is drowning in water-crisis, because we ‘eat’ water

The earth is drowning in water-crisis, because we ...

September 6, 2017

Particularly, percent distribution of sea water and fresh water on the Earth has not changed for at least four billion years when life on earth was formed. Amount of water too has not changed on this earth for billions of years. It is said that if at all anyone knows the full his...

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Urban homeless in India

Urban homeless in India

September 4, 2017

The three-member panel appointed by Supreme Court in their final report revealed that almost 90 pc of the urban homeless in India is yet to get a shelter; the ambiguity in handling government funds and fallacious undertakings of the state governments came as striking facts in the...

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Monsoons and India

Monsoons and India

September 4, 2017

Getting an ideal quantity of rain, or even an average one, seems more and more like a dream as the monsoons play truant in India, pushing the country between a drought and a flood.

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India suffocates beneath its own waste

India suffocates beneath its own waste

September 3, 2017

Currently generating nearly 62 million tonnes of solid waste jointly in a year, with inappropriate separation and control systems, Indian cities are drowning in their own waste, highlighting the garbage segregation and management problems in the country.

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World Water Week 2017

World Water Week 2017

August 31, 2017

As the world observes 2017 World Water Week from August 27-September 1, over 180 million people lack basic drinking water in countries affected by conflict and unrest. And for India, where per capita availability of fresh water declined by more than 50 pc in the past 50 years, pr...

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Marital rape as social reality in India?

Marital rape as social reality in India?

August 31, 2017

Marital rape and its status in India are back under the scanner

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