Beedi industry’s child workers trapped in economic slavery

June 11th, 2012 06:18 PM ET Beedi industry's child workers trapped in economic slavery Editor's note: Davinder Kumar is an award-winning development journalist who works for children’s rights organization Plan International. Five-year-old Aliya thinks it is a game she must master quickly to be a winner. From the time she wakes up, until she goes... Continue Reading →

A book of ‘Indian’ holidays without Christmas or Id

A book of ‘Indian’ holidays without Christmas or Id Mohit M. Rao The Hindu SAFFRON TINTED: While the cover of the book primarily features Hindu iconography, the rest of it doesn’t deviate from the Hinduism theme either. Photo: By Arrangement A reference book on festivals observed by ‘Indians’, prescribed by the State government for school... Continue Reading →

The EU says no to ACTA: to protect public health, other countries should also reject it

The EU says no to ACTA: to protect public health, other countries should also reject it Posted by Leila Bodeux on Jul 12th, 2012 in Access to medicines | 0 comments This year, there were fireworks on both sides of the Atlantic for the 4th of July.  Last week, the European Parliament (EP) made a... Continue Reading →

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