User: chintan Topic: Waste
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Indian women scavengers to visit UN 25.4.2008 DNA: India
Two dozen women scavengers from India who have battled social odds, stepped out of their traditional vocation and are now getting ready to visit the United Nations.
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Desi women scavengers set to visit UN 25.4.2008 IndiaInfo.com
Women scavengers from India who have battled social odds, stepped out of their traditional vocation - manually carrying human waste - and are now getting ready to visit the United Nations.
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Indian women scavengers to visit United Nations 25.4.2008 New Kerala: India News
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Four child rag-pickers rescued from dump yard 21.4.2008 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
To be admitted to transit school close to their neighbourhood
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Inconvenient truth 21.4.2008 Hindu: Opinion
The photograph of children scouring for metals and scraps in a garbage dump and the accompanying report “An inconvenient truth in Chennai” (April 19) speak volumes about the woefully miserable and pitiable state of the have-nots, ...
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Four child rag-pickers rescued from dump yard 20.4.2008 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
To be admitted to transit school
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An inconvenient truth in Chennai 19.4.2008 Hindu: Front Page
Child rag-pickers are robbed of their future in the City’s highly polluted garbage dumps
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The new underground currency 13.4.2008 Star Tribune: Latest
Thieves are ransacking house after house in search of copper they can sell to scrap dealers for as much as $20,000 a month.
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The new underground currency 13.4.2008 Star Tribune: Local
Thieves are ransacking house after house in search of copper they can sell to scrap dealers for as much as $20,000 a month.
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Vets 'at risk from miscarriage' 3.4.2008 BBC: Health
Female vets over-exposed to the gases they use could be raising their chances of miscarriage, claims research.
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Inside Delhi 1.4.2008 Hindu: New Delhi
The picturesque Indian mountains are luring hordes of climbers from across the globe. In fact, the number of foreign expeditions to peaks in the country is swelling ever year. According to the Indian Mountaineering Foundation, as many ...
Woman scavenges for survival in urban wilderness 30.3.2008 Houston Chronicle: Nation
It's not yet 3 a.m. but Juana Rivas grabs her shopping cart and steps off the curb into the dark. She shields herself from the cold with a sweatshirt and jacket, along with a pink hat and gloves. Only a barking dog interrupts the silence.
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Crime and your city 21.3.2008 TOI: Cities
The non-descript roadside camps of 'ear doctors' promising cures not just for the ailing ear but even quick fixes to marital problems, are not as inane as they look. They are apparently a good guise for gangs of robbers who strike later in the night.
Unsafe disposal of medical waste poses a threat to Theni residents 20.3.2008 Hindu: Front Page
The district administration issued guidelines to hospitals last year
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Friend, philosopher & guide 18.3.2008 Deccan Herald
Friend, philosopher & guide
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Slum kids rewrite history 15.3.2008 TOI: Cities
As many as 170 students living in city slums have become members of the first literate generation of their families, thanks to city-based Children's Future India (CFI).
Scavenging to survive in Pasadena 12.3.2008 LA Times: Most Emailed
To support her family, an undocumented worker gathers recyclables from street-side containers. 'I do it out of necessity,' she says.

It's not yet 3 a.m. Juana Rivas grabs her shopping cart and steps off the curb into the dark.

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Scavenging to survive in Pasadena 12.3.2008 LA Times: Top News
To support her family, an undocumented worker gathers recyclables from street-side containers. 'I do it out of necessity,' she says.

It's not yet 3 a.m. Juana Rivas grabs her shopping cart and steps off the curb into the dark.

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Maid in India 7.3.2008 HBL: Life
A documentary film attempts to explore the dynamics of the complex relationship shared between an employer and her domestic help. A documentary film attempts to explore the dynamics of the complex relationship shared between an employer and her domestic help.
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For street children, a pot-holed path to learning 4.9.2007 India Together - Education

On the streets in Guwahati, there are thousands of children outside the reach of the normal schooling system. Many have run away from their homes, and most must work to make ends meet. Ratna Bharali Talukdar reports on the challenges of bringing them into the mainstream.
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