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Forest Farming v. Cash Crops, Indigenous In India Take A Stand

In the Indian state of Odisha, the Khond, a large Indigenous community, are losing their forest a...

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The Formidable Challenge Of Electrifying Rural India

The current challenge in rural electrification is not just connecting households, but providing s...

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A Marble Souvenir

To help me remember where I've been, along my 60+ years of travels, I have amassed a decent collection of rocks, pebbles, bits of bark — in addition to my 20,000 slides. On the floor of this ...

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Turns Out, India's Cash Ban Was All For Nothing

-Analysis- BENGALURU — The patient was the Indian economy. Among the 176 countries that have been ranked by Transparency International on a scale from 100 (very clean) to zero (highly ...

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Postcard From The Ganges

Oh, to watch the sun setting over the Ganges and the ghats of Varanasi ...

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Collection Of DNA Spells Doom In India

-Analysis- In 2007, the department of biotechnology in India began drafting a controversial legislative bill to collect and store the DNA information of Indian citizens in a national databank ...

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Amma Mia! India To New Zealand, The Women In Politics Paradox

-Analysis- Long before Angela Merkel or even Margaret Thatcher, Indian politics has produced some fearsome female leaders. Indira Gandhi, also known as the “Iron Lady” of India, took office as ...

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The Growing Weight On India's Women Farmers

As more men are migrating into cities in search of a living, women are left with all the weight o...