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Interactions in Kashmir 19.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
After failing to take stock of the situation and enabling a permanent solution to end the impasse in Jammu and Kashmir during his 10-year tenure as Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s move now to lea...
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In Vivekananda’s country? 19.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
His wise words on sheltering refugees are not reflected in the government’s affidavit on the Rohingya
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Economic exploitation and state oppression in Balochistan echoes in Geneva 19.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Geneva [Switzerland] Sept 18 : Baloch activists and human rights defenders raised their voice against the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and termed it as a project of looting and plundering of natural wealth of Balochistan.
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Pakistan race to fill ex-premier’s seat in parliament is neck and neck 17.9.2017 Washington Post: World
Voters signal they want change in upset for ruling Muslim League party
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#StopPakistan campaign launched to highlight plight of women and minorities in Pakistan 17.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Geneva [Switzerland] Sept 17 : #StopPakistan campaign has been launched here to highlight the plight of women and minorities in Pakistan.
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Millions of world's children lack any record of their births 16.9.2017 AP Top News
MASAKA, Uganda (AP) -- Would a 15-year-old girl be married off by her parents in violation of the law? Would another girl, who looks even younger, get justice after an alleged statutory rape at the hands of an older man?...
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South Asia: 1,300 Dead, 40 Million Impacted in Climate Change-Linked Flooding 15.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
We turn to the devastating floods in South Asia, where more than 41 million people have been battling floods and displacement. More than 1,300 people have died in Bangladesh, India and Nepal in recent months, after the region was hit by the worst flooding in at least 40 years. Some 40 million more people have seen their homes, businesses or crops destroyed. In the coming decade, devastating floods are expected to increase as changing weather patterns worsen risks in the region, climate researchers say. Flooding accounted for 47 percent of all weather-related global disasters between 1995 and 2015, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction said in a report. Of the 2.3 billion people affected, 95 percent were in Asia. We speak with David Molden, the director general of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in Kathmandu, Nepal. The group works in eight countries across South Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and ...
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Senate bargainers say deal reached on children's health 13.9.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican and Democratic Senate negotiators say they've reached a deal to extend financing for the popular children's health insurance program for five years....
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British MPs push for Sikh census data 12.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Over 100 British MPs, across the political spectrum, are backing efforts to get Britain’s large Sikh community recognised as a separate ethnic group, by Britain’s official statistics body. A letter t...
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Modi is at a crucial juncture 12.9.2017 Rediff: Columns
'There is economic danger: Not inflation, but a slowdown that feeds an employment crisis,' says T N Ninan.
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Americans are stuck in bubbles. Here’s a way to pop them. 12.9.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Maybe required national service would force people to interact with those outside their own tribe.
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‘A disaster in the making’: Pakistan’s population has more than doubled in 20 years 9.9.2017 Washington Post: World
Poverty, illiteracy and religious beliefs have hampered birth-control efforts.
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Canada extradites two to India over honor killing 9.9.2017 Hindu: News
Canada's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that two of its citizens can be extradited to India for their alleged role in an honor killing 17 years ago.Surjit Singh Badesha, 72 and Malkit Kaur Sidhu, 67, a...
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Poisonous gas in Quetta's coal mine kills four workers in Pakistan 8.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Quetta [Pakistan], Sept 8 : Four people, working in a coal mine in Quetta's Sanjdi area, on Friday died of suffocation due to the presence of a poisonous gas inside the mine.
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"I Am Not Who You Think I Am": Muslim Artists Push Back Against Rising Islamophobia 7.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
While Muslim organizations sponsor rallies and demonstrations to contest Islamophobia, artists, writers and poets are opposing bigotry and hate through other creative means. With films, poetry, art and concerts, they are breaking down one-dimensional portrayals of Muslim Americans and offering diverse representations of contemporary Muslim life to communities that don't routinely interact with Muslims. Alison Kysia and the 99. (Photo: Dejah Greene; Edited: LW / TO) In late June, 22-year-old  Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan  -- a third-generation Pakistani living in the United Kingdom -- stood on stage at the Last Word Festival in Leeds and delivered her most recent ode: "This will not be a Muslims are like us poem/I refuse to be respectable," she began. "Instead, love us when we are lazy/Love us when we are poor/Love us high as kites, unemployed, joy-riding, time-wasting, failing at school/Love us filthy, without the right color passport, without the right sounding English." Her presentation was delivered just ...
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Jammu and Kashmir: Non-gazetted electricity employees threaten strike from September 12 6.9.2017 India – The Indian Express
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The Indian touch is what BRICS needs 6.9.2017 Rediff: News
'The BRICS anthem has to necessarily be an anthem of Vedic times -- Walk together, Dream together, Achieve together.'
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Politics dominate summer's last hurrah on Labor Day 4.9.2017 AP Business
Labor Day is a holiday to honor the American worker, but it also has a political bent too....
At Least 1,200 Die as Devastating Climate Change-Linked Floods Submerge Parts of South Asia 31.8.2017 Truthout.com
In the past month, more than 1,200 people have died amid flooding in Bangladesh, Nepal and India. This year's monsoon season has brought torrential downpours that have submerged wide swaths of South Asia, destroying tens of thousands of homes, schools and hospitals and affecting up to 40 million people. Aid organizations are warning that this is one of the worst regional humanitarian crises in years, with millions of people facing severe food shortages and disease caused by polluted flood water. Flood victims in southern Nepal say they have lost everything. We speak with Asad Rehman, executive director of War on Want. He has worked on climate change issues for over a decade. TRANSCRIPT: AMY GOODMAN: Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org , The War and Peace Report. I'm Amy Goodman, with Juan González. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: While Houston remains under water after a historic storm, we turn now to look at massive flooding across the globe in South Asia. Over the past month, more than 1,200 people have died amidst ...
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Biomedical waste management: PGI panel to suggest ways to improve system 31.8.2017 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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