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India US trade dispute

India US trade dispute

May 18, 2019

Even while he negotiates a deal with China, the US President Donald Trump has turned his attention to India. New Delhi would do well to stand its ground and rebuff any threats.

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Pilgrims thronging Gurudwaras with gaiety and devotion

Pilgrims thronging Gurudwaras with gaiety and devotion

April 23, 2018

  Baisakhi, celebrated on April 13 or 14 every year in north India, is a harvest festival of the winter ( rabi) crops. For the Sikh community, the day is also as a celebration of the New Year and a day of thanksgiving to the Lord for their fortune and prayers for better crop...

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The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

March 9, 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. But there is no specific day to remember women’s fight for equality and dignity, through centuries and all over the world. Over 200 years ago, Nangeli, a poor lower caste woman from Cherthala (Kerala, South) gained...

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The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

March 9, 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. But there is no specific day to remember women’s fight for equality and dignity, through centuries and all over the world. Over 200 years ago, Nangeli, a poor lower caste woman from Cherthala (Kerala, South) gained...

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Impact of Climate Change on the Hills

Impact of Climate Change on the Hills

February 3, 2016

Enroute Chandrashila peak at 4000 metres in Tungnath region of Uttarakhand, the villages still await to receive the first snowfall in the middle of January. Additionally, the reduced rainfall once again impacted agricultural output, thanks to climate change. “We are in the midd...

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