Monday, 27 January 2020

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  • Attempt to Intimidate Foreign Sports Teams

    March 6, 2010 12:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Two developments originating from Pakistan after the explosion in the German Bakery of Pune on February 13, 2009, call for comments.             The first is the claim reportedly made by an individual to Ms Nirupama Subramanian, the Islamabad-based correspondent of... View Article

  • Health Hoax

    February 27, 2010 1:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Vikas Sagar, 35, went to Apollo Hospital with a reference letter from Directorate of Health Service (DHS), but was refused free treatment for his four-year-old daughter under Economical Weaker Section (EWS) scheme, as she cannot hear and speak.             His... View Article

  • A School For Everyone

    February 20, 2010 1:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    A new take on private schools in developing countries, which sees them not as money-making machines exploiting the poor, but as a much-needed asset that can help fulfil the goal of a decent education for all   In his autobiography,... View Article

  • Blogging About Culture And Interracial Marriages

    January 30, 2010 10:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    As people around the world get closer through modern technology and cultural and racial barriers give way to mutual understanding and respect, interracial marriages are becoming more common. A number of mixed race and religion families are sharing their experiences... View Article

  • “We are women too…”

    January 23, 2010 11:21 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Like other women, transgender women too crave romantic relationships and family, but they have to fight for their rights to these. Helping them is Kalki Subhramanium’s first-of-its-kind initiative a matrimonial website for transgender women in search of Mr Right “We... View Article

  • Uncivilised Practices Of Civil Society

    January 16, 2010 12:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The term ‘Civil Society’ is mostly used for voluntary organisations, non-governmental organisations and non-profit institutions. These are also called as civil society organisations. Interestingly, most of these organisations are always busy in criticising the state (which is of course not... View Article

  • M-Banking

    January 9, 2010 3:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Millions and millions of low-income, unbanked people stand to benefit (and maybe prosper) from the development of mobile financial services in the coming months. Many people already transfer payments and remittances through mobile phones, and even store and save money... View Article

  • Life On The Line

    January 2, 2010 4:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    A barbed wire fence built along the international border between Bangladesh and India in Tripura has caused homes to be demolished and people’s movements and employment to be restricted. In some cases, the fence runs through and divides a home.... View Article

  • DELHI’S Dalit Politics

    December 19, 2009 12:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    India’s Dalits, who occupy the bottom-most rung of the country’s caste pyramid but constitute a vote-rich 65 million of its 1.1 billion population, are no longer untouchable for India’s politicians sort of. Congress members are sleeping in Dalit huts, (bringing... View Article

  • RTI: Boon or Bane?

    December 19, 2009 12:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    In the age of information revolution, the Right to Information Act 2005, widely known as RTI, can be counted as one of the milestones of India. The UPA (I) propagated it as one of its achievements and bagged all the... View Article