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Nepali Congress proposes Koirala as the first president of Nepal 7.6.2008 New Kerala: World News
Nepali Congress proposes Koirala as first president 7.6.2008 Oneindia.in: News
Kathmandu, Jun 7: The towering figure of Nepal's politics and a lifelong friend of India, Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has been proposed as the first president of Nepal, General Secretary of Nepali Congress, Dr Ram Baran Yadav said.
Biodiversity park sought at Golf Club 7.6.2008 Hindu: Front Page
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Civil society activists have called upon the government to convert the Golf Club into a biodiversity park. In a statement here on Friday, Kerala Tourism Watch, a coalition of civil society activists and local ...
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Nepal deadlock over posts of Prime Minister, President still unresolved 6.6.2008 New Kerala: World News
Street-side stories 6.6.2008 India Together
Though the homeless exist in large numbers, society tries to render them invisible, says a recent study on homelessness in four Indian cities. Arpan Tulsyan reports on the findings.
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Maoist about-turn on president, but no progress yet 5.6.2008 The Indian Express -- Front Page
The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoists showed some flexibility on Thursday as it conceded the president's post...
Maoists give up claim for presidency 5.6.2008 New Kerala: World News
Civil society calls for Musharraf to be tried for treason rising 5.6.2008 New Kerala: World News
Maoists give up claim for presidency 5.6.2008 Oneindia.in: News
Kathmandu, June 5: The Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) today decided to give up its claim for the post of president, saying that the first president of republican Nepal should be chosen from the civil society.
Here we are now, entertain us 3.6.2008 Hindustan Times: Views
The public has been equally complicit in that they have been quick to deliver premature verdicts through TV talk shows, vox-pops and SMSes. Shohini Ghosh writes.
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Watching the watchdog 3.6.2008 India Together
The press is expected to play a vanguard role in making the legislature and the executive accountable. But is there a mechanism by which we can correct the errors, biases, and malpractices of newspapers and television channels, asks Ramachandra Guha.
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They lock on to the NREGA 31.5.2008 India Together
The complaints are many and often justified. People are sometimes exasperated by the way the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme works. But there is unanimity on its worth and value, writes P Sainath.
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South Africa unites in call to end xenophobic attacks 31.5.2008 New Kerala: World News
Lok Satta’s plea to EC 31.5.2008 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
HYDERABAD: The Lok Satta, Civil Society Organisation, has urged the Election Commission to take up Khairatabad constituency as a test case for its dismally low percentage of polling due to missing names and take up survey to find out the ...
Women warriors of the sea 30.5.2008 India Together
Struggling to preserve their livelihood in the face of the rapid expansion of the over-Rs.70,000 million Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone (MPSEZ) in Gujarai, the women and men of over 10 fishing villages are trying hard to come to terms with a changing world. Geeta Seshu has more.
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Too much fruit, too little bounty 30.5.2008 India Together
As the heaps of pineappples grow bigger, prices will go down drastically from Rs.5 to Rs.2 and finally to 50 paise per pineapple, says Priyalal Sharma, a Tripura grower, who has also started rubber plantation in some portion of his land. Ratna Bharali Talukdar reports.
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Will protect rights of our people: South African government 30.5.2008 New Kerala: World News
High growth: In deep waters 30.5.2008 India Together
Resistance to large projects is founded on many fears and objections. Key among them is loss of access to water. Without proper consideration of the water impacts of development plans, public acceptance of these projects will remain elusive, writes Shripad Dharmadhikary.
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Lessons from good telecentres 29.5.2008 India Together
While successful efforts are sadly rare, a few telecentre initiatives have done good work in bridging the digital divide and have positively impacted disadvantaged communities, writes Vivek Vaidyanathan.
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Lessons from good telecentres 29.5.2008 India Together
While successful efforts are sadly rare, a few telecentre initiatives have done good work in bridging the digital divide and have positively impacted disadvantaged communities, writes Vivek Vaidyanathan.
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