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Housing and Land Rights Network NGO’s challenges

Housing and Land Rights Network NGO’s challenges

June 1, 2016

New Delhi based NGO Housing and Land Rights Network (HLNR) addresses the crucial issue of housing shortage in the Indian capital, providing shelter and legal help to homeless people and slum inhabitants. But these are provisory solutions and the roots of the problem – from proh...

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India-EU FTA: Moving or Standing still?

India-EU FTA: Moving or Standing still?

May 31, 2016

It seems both the sides have started talking to each other and communicating to each other on the process. Indications are coming that India is ready to work with the European Union (EU) to sort out “issues of concern’’ related to the proposed bilateral free trade agreement...

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A joint initiative against “conflict diamonds”

A joint initiative against “conflict diamonds”

May 28, 2016

The European Union and India offered coordinated proposal to chair Kimberley Process (KP), a joint initiative of the governments, industry and civil societies to stem flow of “conflict diamonds” - the rough diamonds used by rebel movements to finance wars against legitimate g...

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Italian marines – Indian fishermen 2012 death case

Italian marines – Indian fishermen 2012 death case

May 27, 2016

India’s Supreme Court cleared the decks for the Italian marine Sergeant Major Salvatore Girone – who along with Chief Master Sergeant Massimiliano Latorre, is accused of killing two Indian fishermen off Kerala’s coast in South India in February 2012 – to l...

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India at UNESCO

India at UNESCO

March 14, 2016

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2016, on March 8, India seeks to prioritise girls’ education, also a UNESCO niche activity, through a slew of schemes. All of these schemes seek to transition the country to a more equitable and inclusive trajectory in pursuit of t...

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India at UNESCO

India at UNESCO

March 8, 2016

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2016, on March 8, India seeks to prioritise girls’ education, also a UNESCO niche activity, through a slew of schemes. All of these schemes seek to transition the country to a more equitable and inclusive trajectory in pursuit of t...

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India at UNESCO

India at UNESCO

March 8, 2016

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2016, on March 8, India seeks to prioritise girls’ education, also a UNESCO niche activity, through a slew of schemes. All of these schemes seek to transition the country to a more equitable and inclusive trajectory in purs...

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Energy mix

Energy mix

March 3, 2016

Facing huge power needs, the Indian government is planning to set up new nuclear power plants and studying new locations, notably in Bihar, Haryana and Punjab, to triple in the next 10 years its nuclear power generation base. A huge market where international companies, notably U...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

November 16, 2015

  The reason behind sweeping victory of Modi is voters’ belief in him to replicate his success in Gujarat on a national level and change the way the country has been governed, especially in the last 10 years. In its first few weeks, the Modi government has set the tone. No...

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