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  • An employee sorts plastic bottles at the Weeco plastic recycling factory at the Athi River industrial zone near Nairobi, Kenya, May 15, 2019. Picture taken May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
    Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers
    An employee sorts plastic bottles at the Weeco plastic recycling factory at the Athi River industrial zone near Nairobi, Kenya, May 15, 2019. Picture taken May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Baz Ratner   NAIROBI, August 9 (Reuters) - A sea of crumpled bottles…
  • After 370, Kashmiris first
    After 370, Kashmiris first
    By K. Yatish Rajawat  IANS | July 6   The momentum that Modi government has created with the decisive step of abrogating the section 370 has to be sustained. Political leaders thrive on positive waves as it can lead to shift in mindsets and this…
  • Did pacifist Nehru prevent recapture of PoK?
    Did pacifist Nehru prevent recapture of PoK?
    By Sandeep Bamzai    New Delhi, August 5 (IANS) By most accounts, Jawaharlal Nehru was a pacifist, influenced to a great degree by the liberal education he obtained in the UK. Such liberal leanings -- formed on the template of a deep knowledge of…
  • An empty narrative on secularism
    An empty narrative on secularism
    By D.C. Pathak    There is a spate of seminars and round tables hosted by illusive think tanks and intellectual groups operating out of India - often with the collaboration of foreign-based strategic analysts - on the likely directions the Modi…
  • 'Man who knows too much' -- Karan Singh -- says tread cautiously on Art 35A, 370 
    'Man who knows too much' -- Karan Singh -- says tread cautiously on Art 35A, 370 
    New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) He is the Man Who Knows Too Much, Dr Karan Singh or Tiger as his father Maharaja Hari Singh used to call him fondly, formerly Regent of J&K (from June 20, 1949, he acted as Regent), then Sadr e Riyasat (from November 17,…
  • That river has rights: new strategy to protect planet
    That river has rights: new strategy to protect planet
    A view of the Kapawi river, in the Ecuadorean rainforest of Kapawi, some 165 miles (266 kilometers) southwest of Quito October 20, 2008. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja     [adsense:336x280:9821285681] In a growing global movement, environmentalists are…
  • In 21st century, threats 'from all sides' for Latin America's original languages
    In 21st century, threats 'from all sides' for Latin America's original languages
    Teacher Blas Duarte shows letters in the Maka language at a school used by children of the Paraguayan ethnic group Maka, in Mariano Roque Alonso, Paraguay July 18, 2019. Picture taken July 18, 2019.  REUTERS/Jorge Adorno   VALLE DE LAS PALMAS,…
  • Tax exemption never really helped
    Tax exemption never really helped
    By Vinod Mirani  IANS | July 28 Just when the film industry had forgotten what tax exemption or, the popular term, 'tax free, meant, the phrase is back in the use. The Hrithik Roshan-starrer, "Super 30", has been granted tax-free status in the…
  • Thousands occupy disputed land in New Zealand in Māori rights protest
    Thousands occupy disputed land in New Zealand in Māori rights protest
    Maori people prepare to welcome Britain's Prince Harry on to Putiki marae during his visit to Whanganui, May 14, 2015. REUTERS/Anthony Phelps     The country's largest builder plans to develop 480 houses in the city of Auckland on land that is…
  • WASA 50th Annv enters 4th day
    Sechü Zubza | January 14 : The 50th anniversary of Western Angami Sports Association (WASA) has entered the fourth day here today with Wokha Deputy Commissioner Rovilato Mor as host of honour. Speaking on the occasion, Mor greeted the WASA 50th…
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