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The 15th Report on State of India’s Forests shows increase in green cover of the nation. The total forest cover in India has gone up by around 1% during the last two years, reveals the India State of Forest Report-2015 which was released on February 12. The last report was made public was for the […]

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Palagummi Sainath, India’s prominent journalist on rural affairs and poverty, spoke on inequality and the agrarian crisis in India, in a talk jointly organized by AID, Boston and the Alliance for a democratic South Asia, Boston, on September 28, 2017, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. Sainath expounded on the multifactorial causes of the […]

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New Delhi:  Hundreds of journalists recently formed human chains at various places across the country to protest intimidation of the media and the killings of scribes, including the murders of Gauri Lankesh in Bengaluru and Shantanu Bhowmick in Tripura, and to draw attention towards “increasing intolerance against criticism”. Scores of scribes turned up at the […]

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“Alajnabia”, or foreigner in Arabic, connects women job seekers with recruiters. An Algerian biomedical engineer is on a mission to make it easier for women to find work in Saudi Arabia by creating the first job-searching website for women in the kingdom. Australian-born Naziha Deriche, 23, who was raised in Saudi Arabia, realised after completing […]

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