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Kashmiri diaspora ask India, Pak to end animosity over J&K

Kashmiri diaspora ask India, Pak to end animosity over J&K

January 26, 2017

Attesting that the people of Jammu & Kashmir are the ones to ultimately suffer the consequences of conflicts between India and Pakistan over the valley, the Kashmiri diaspora has formed an organisation - Kashmir Voice International (KVI) - to address the issue.

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In an era of economic growth, women remain worse off

In an era of economic growth, women remain worse off

January 20, 2017

According to a recent report named ‘An economy for the 99 percent’ by Oxfam, an international confederation of charitable organisations focused on the alleviation of global poverty, the gap between rich and poor is far greater than had been feared. The report shows how our br...

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Haryana aims to develop rural areas into smart villages

Haryana aims to develop rural areas into smart villages

January 19, 2017

In a bid to modernise its villages, the government of Haryana has set up two Non-Resident Indian (NRI) cells to invite investments from NRIs belonging to the state, thus allowing them to contribute to the development and also reconnect themselves with their roots.

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Revisions introduced in taxation laws in India

Revisions introduced in taxation laws in India

December 1, 2016

After the Indian government demonetised INR 500 and INR 1,000 currency bills last month to grapple with the circulation of black money in the country, people in India found new ways to hide their undeclared earnings. Thus, in the wake of demonetisation and corruption, the governm...

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Indian acid attack survivors walk the ramps of NYFW and LFW

Indian acid attack survivors walk the ramps of NYFW and LFW

September 19, 2016

Acid attack survivors Reshma and Laxmi caught the attention of the world last week with their debuts at the New York Fashion Week (NYFW) and London Fashion Week (LFW) respectively, bringing the issue of acid attack to the fore.

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LGBTQ travel in India

LGBTQ travel in India

July 27, 2016

In an attempt to reach larger markets and target niches, travel agencies are offering tailor made tours and travel packages that cater to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer(or LGBTQ) community, offering queer friendly establishments

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Indian girl raped again by same men after three years

Indian girl raped again by same men after three years

July 20, 2016

The protestors in the streets of Rohtak, Haryana (North India) are filled with rage after a girl was raped again by the same five men who raped her in 2013 and are out on bail since then.

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Misleading advertisements

Misleading advertisements

April 28, 2016

According to a parliamentary recommendation, celebrities should be fined and even jailed if they are involved in misleading advertisements. In a report on consumer protection bill 2015, parliament committee has recommended fines up to INR 5 million, or even more, and jail for fiv...

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A drop in child labour in India

A drop in child labour in India

March 21, 2016

According to India’s child labour ministry, the number of children working as child labours in India fell to 4.5 million, as compared to 12.6 million 10 years ago and this has compelled the Labour ministry to amend and reinforce the child labour laws in the country. The number ...

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A drop in child labour in India

A drop in child labour in India

March 21, 2016

According to India’s child labour ministry, the number of children working as child labours in India fell to 4.5 million, as compared to 12.6 million 10 years ago and this has compelled the Labour ministry to amend and reinforce the child labour laws in the country. The number ...

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