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The Wilmington Star-News
Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rightsKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) � Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites
Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rights
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 21 hours ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) � Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital Sunday to demand that rights for sexual minorities be included in the country's new constitution that is being finalized. The colorful... Read more
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KTVL Medford
International News Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rightsAugust 30, 2015 09:32 GMT K
International News
KTVL Medford / Posted 21 hours ago
Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rightsAugust 30, 2015 09:32 GMT KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital to demand that rights for sexual... Read more
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Salon.com
Nepal’s sexual minorities parade to demand rightsYou Might Also Like Nepal this year issued passports under the category “other
Nepal’s sexual minorities parade to demand rights
Salon.com / Posted 22 hours ago
You Might Also Like Nepal this year issued passports under the category “others” for those who do not want to be identified as male or female. These people who identify themselves as “third gender” have also been issued citizenship certificates by... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rightsKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites
Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rights
New Jersey Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital to demand that rights for sexual minorities be included in the country's new constitution that is being finalized. The colorful rally in... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rightsKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites
Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rights
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 23 hours ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital to demand that rights for sexual minorities be included in the country's new constitution that is being finalized. The colorful rally in... Read more
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ABC News
Nepal's Sexual Minorities Parade to Demand RightsHundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's
Nepal's Sexual Minorities Parade to Demand Rights
ABC News / Posted 23 hours ago
Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital to demand that rights for sexual minorities be included in the country's new constitution that is being finalized. The colorful rally in downtown Kathmandu — an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kakooza Mutale Should Be Arrested for TreasonI used to envy adults because I thought their age meant wisdom. However, as I j
Kakooza Mutale Should Be Arrested for Treason
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
I used to envy adults because I thought their age meant wisdom. However, as I join that age bracket of elders, I seriously wonder whether it was worth the wait. Things seem to be bizarre. The younger people look wiser than their seniors and... Read more
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New Kerala
Nepal seeks support for its constitution making process The Nepalese government has urged neighbouring countries and the internationa
Nepal seeks support for its constitution making process
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
The Nepalese government has urged neighbouring countries and the international community to support Nepal's ongoing constitution drafting process. While briefing Kathmandu-based diplomats on... Read more
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asianage
Right to privacy: It’s in our DNAA Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India is to pronounce whether the
Right to privacy: It’s in our DNA
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India is to pronounce whether the right to privacy is a fundamental right or not. A three-judge division bench hearing the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar project referred the matter to the... Read more
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asianage
Right to privacy It's in our DNAA Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India is to pronounce whether the
Right to privacy It's in our DNA
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court of India is to pronounce whether the right to privacy is a fundamental right or not. A three-judge division bench hearing the constitutional validity of the Aadhaar project referred the matter to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Search for Heroes Buried ElsewhereBy Shinovene Immanuel and Ndanki Kahiurika Government leaders will continue wi
Govt to Search for Heroes Buried Elsewhere
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Shinovene Immanuel and Ndanki Kahiurika Government leaders will continue with the massive process of identifying Namibian heroes that need to be reburied at the national shrine, the Heroes Acre. Hundreds of Namibian heroes and heroines were... Read more
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The Hindu
Comment article from Ananya Vajpeyi: Owning Ambedkar sans his viewsThe Gujarat government cannot selectively impart the ideas and legacy of Dr. B.
Comment article from Ananya Vajpeyi: Owning Ambedkar sans his views
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
The Gujarat government cannot selectively impart the ideas and legacy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Earlier this month, on August 12, several media outlets reported that the Gujarat government’s Department of Social Justice and Empowerment withdrew four... Read more
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Business Standard India
Nitin Desai: A more responsible politicsA less confrontational political discourse is doubly desirable as India faces m
Nitin Desai: A more responsible politics
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
A less confrontational political discourse is doubly desirable as India faces many economic policy challenges in the near futureA less confrontational political discourse is doubly desirable as India faces many... Read more
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The Telegraph
Modi urges Nepal to halt violenceA family member in Kathmandu comforts the daughter of senior superintendent of
Modi urges Nepal to halt violence
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
A family member in Kathmandu comforts the daughter of senior superintendent of police Laxman Neupane, who was killed during clashes at a protest in Tikapur, western Nepal, on Monday. (Reuters) New Delhi, Aug. 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today... Read more
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Daily Mail
Seven police officers killed by protesters in western NepalOne police officer is burned alive and six others are hacked to death with axes
Seven police officers killed by protesters in western Nepal
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
One police officer is burned alive and six others are hacked to death with axes and scythes by protesters in Nepal as thousands demonstrate against country's new constitution Seven police officers brutally murdered amid protests over... Read more
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ABC News
India, UN Appeal for Peace After 11 Die in Nepal ViolenceIndia and the United Nations appealed for all parties to seek peace in Nepal, w
India, UN Appeal for Peace After 11 Die in Nepal Violence
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
India and the United Nations appealed for all parties to seek peace in Nepal, where hundreds of security forces on Tuesday were patrolling a western town after ethnic protesters demanding statehood attacked police a day earlier, leaving 11 people... Read more
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New Kerala
Government has vitiated political atmosphere, Modi an autocrat: Jairam Ramesh ( Interview) The country's political atmosphere has been vitiated by the "con
Government has vitiated political atmosphere, Modi an autocrat: Jairam Ramesh
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
( Interview) The country's political atmosphere has been vitiated by the "confrontationist attitude" of the government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi is an "autocrat"... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Protesters seeking statehood attack police in Nepal; 6 police, 3 protesters killedHundreds of security forces patrolled a west Nepal area Tuesday where ethnic pr
Protesters seeking statehood attack police in Nepal; 6 police, 3 protesters killed
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
Hundreds of security forces patrolled a west Nepal area Tuesday where ethnic protesters, demanding statehood, attacked police with spears and knives a day earlier leaving at least six officers and three protesters dead and many others injured. A... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Protesters seeking statehood attack police in western Nepal; 6 police, 3 protesters killedKATHMANDU, Nepal - Hundreds of security forces patrolled a west Nepal area Tues
Protesters seeking statehood attack police in western Nepal; 6 police, 3 protesters killed
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal - Hundreds of security forces patrolled a west Nepal area Tuesday where ethnic protesters, demanding statehood, attacked police with spears and knives a day earlier leaving at least six officers and three protesters dead and many... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Pro-statehood protesters attack police in west Nepal; 9 deadKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Hundreds of security forces patrolled a west Nepal area
Pro-statehood protesters attack police in west Nepal; 9 dead
New Jersey Herald / Posted 6 days ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Hundreds of security forces patrolled a west Nepal area Tuesday where ethnic protesters, demanding statehood, attacked police with spears and knives a day earlier leaving at least six officers and three protesters dead and... Read more
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Daily News
We have far more serious concerns than political rivalriesThe Sri Lankan political situation has taken an interesting turn with the fairl
We have far more serious concerns than political rivalries
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
The Sri Lankan political situation has taken an interesting turn with the fairly narrow victory of the United National Party in the general election, its leader Ranil Wickremesinghe being sworn-in as Prime Minister for the fourth time, and the... Read more
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Business Standard India
India signs pact for South Asias first trans-national oil pipelineIndia signs pact for South Asia's first trans-national oil pipelineThe 41-Kilom
India signs pact for South Asias first trans-national oil pipeline
Business Standard India / Posted 6 days ago
India signs pact for South Asia's first trans-national oil pipelineThe 41-Kilometer long pipeline, including a 2-Kilometer stretch in India, will be constructed by Indian Oil CorporationIndia today signed an initial agreement with its neighbor Nepal... Read more
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The Hindu
Pro-statehood protesters attack police in west Nepal; 9 deadEthnic protesters demanding statehood in western Nepal attacked police with spe
Pro-statehood protesters attack police in west Nepal; 9 dead
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Ethnic protesters demanding statehood in western Nepal attacked police with spears and knives on Monday, leaving at least six officers and three protesters dead and many others injured. Government Administrator Raj Kumar Shrestha said the injured... Read more
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New Kerala
India, Nepal ink MoU on petroleum products pipeline Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmend
India, Nepal ink MoU on petroleum products pipeline
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan met the Minister of Commerce and Supplies of Nepal Sunil Bahadur Thapa here on Monday and reviewed bilateral... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Upholding the Principles of the ConstitutionThe constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, which was rati
Upholding the Principles of the Constitution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, which was ratified on December 8, 1994, came into full force twenty years ago to the day yesterday as of the 21slday of August, 1995. Containing some 11 chapters and 106 articles, the... Read more
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New Kerala
Final version of constitution tabled in Nepal Nepal's final version of constitution has been tabled at the Constituent Asse
Final version of constitution tabled in Nepal
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Nepal's final version of constitution has been tabled at the Constituent Assembly (CA) meeting for deliberations among parties. The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) Chairman Krishna Prasad Sitaula... Read more
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The Hindu
N. Ram speaks Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tamil question, devolution and the 13th Amendment‘We are trying to set a national framework for at least the next ten years in c
N. Ram speaks Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tamil question, devolution and the 13th Amendment
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
‘We are trying to set a national framework for at least the next ten years in cooperation with the SLFP,’ says Ranil Wickremesinghe The Sri Lankan political situation has taken an interesting turn with the fairly narrow victory of the United... Read more
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The Hindu
The flawed reasoning in the Santhara banWhen the Supreme Court sits on appeal over the judgment, it must rethink its ag
The flawed reasoning in the Santhara ban
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
When the Supreme Court sits on appeal over the judgment, it must rethink its age-old doctrine of essential practice, that has substantially weakened religious freedom in India The Rajasthan High Court, in a judgment on the August 10, 2015, declared... Read more
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New Kerala
Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visits Nepal Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan is visiting
Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visits Nepal
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan is visiting Kathmandu in Nepal from Sunday. During the official visit, he will sign the MoU between Government of India and... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Nepal police arrest 30 in protest against new constitution Published: 23 August 2015 3:53 PM Protesters chanting slogans take part in a
Nepal police arrest 30 in protest against new constitution
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 23 August 2015 3:53 PM Protesters chanting slogans take part in a general strike organised by the Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities demanding autonomous regions based... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Dozens arrested for disruptive Nepal protestKATHMANDU: Nepalese police arrested 30 demonstrators in the capital on Sunday f
Dozens arrested for disruptive Nepal protest
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
KATHMANDU: Nepalese police arrested 30 demonstrators in the capital on Sunday for trying to enforce a nationwide strike, the latest in a string of protests against the new constitution. "We have arrested 30 demonstrators in Kathmandu for trying to... Read more
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The Marshall News Messenger
Nepal urged to avoid criminalizing conversion, former ETBU staff among advocatesAn international coalition spearheaded by the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiati
Nepal urged to avoid criminalizing conversion, former ETBU staff among advocates
The Marshall News Messenger / Posted 8 days ago
An international coalition spearheaded by the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, with significant Baptist involvement, has urged government officials in Nepal to remove from the nation's proposed constitution language criminalizing "any act to... Read more
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Washington Post
Crafting a new constitution doesn’t necessarily lead to democracy. Here’s what does.Here’s what does not necessarily lead a nation toward democracy: voting on a ne
Crafting a new constitution doesn’t necessarily lead to democracy. Here’s what does.
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
Here’s what does not necessarily lead a nation toward democracy: voting on a new constitution, as these women are doing in Bani Sweif, about 70 miles south of Cairo on December 22, 2012. (STRINGER/REUTERS) Does writing a constitution lead to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Ennahdha Movement Deputy Mohamed Sghaier DiedTataouine — Mohamed Sghaier, former deputy (Ennahdha) of Tataouine in the Natio
Former Ennahdha Movement Deputy Mohamed Sghaier Died
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Tataouine — Mohamed Sghaier, former deputy (Ennahdha) of Tataouine in the National Constituent Assembly died, Tuesday, at the age of 68 after a long illness. Born on December 19, 1947 Mohamed Sghaier joined the Islamic movement in the late... Read more
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asianage
80 held as Nepal strike affects normal lifeAt least 80 people were detained in Kathmandu when they were trying to enforce
80 held as Nepal strike affects normal life
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
At least 80 people were detained in Kathmandu when they were trying to enforce a general strike for the second day on Monday to protest plans to restructure Nepal as a federal state with six provinces in the new Constitution. CPN-Maoist-led... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Deputy Minister Mfeketo to pay working visits to Bangladesh and NepalIt will be the first ever visit by a South African Deputy Minister of Internati
Deputy Minister Mfeketo to pay working visits to Bangladesh and Nepal
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
It will be the first ever visit by a South African Deputy Minister of International Relations and Cooperation to both countries since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1994. The Third Senior Officials Meeting between South Africa and... Read more
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New Kerala
Three dead, scores injured in Nepal protests over six-province proposal At least three people have died, scores of others were injured and over 200 d
Three dead, scores injured in Nepal protests over six-province proposal
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
At least three people have died, scores of others were injured and over 200 detained following strikes and protests taking place in Nepal for more than a week after four major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somalia's Regions Face a Rocky Path to FederalismWhen Somalia gained independence in 1960, the country embarked on a democratic
Somalia's Regions Face a Rocky Path to Federalism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
When Somalia gained independence in 1960, the country embarked on a democratic path with eight regions governed by civilians. But under the dictatorship of the late General Mohamed Siad Barre for 21 years (1969-1991), the Horn of Africa country was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somalia's Regions Slowly Evolve Into Federal StatesWhen Somalia gained Independence in 1960, the country embarked on a democratic
Somalia's Regions Slowly Evolve Into Federal States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
When Somalia gained Independence in 1960, the country embarked on a democratic path, with eight administrative regions governed by civilian authorities representing the central government based in Mogadishu. But under the regime of the late General... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Entebbe Municipality Up for Grabs As DP Fights Hurt OppositionKampala — The absence of an incumbent in the Entebbe Municipality MP race has a
Entebbe Municipality Up for Grabs As DP Fights Hurt Opposition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Kampala — The absence of an incumbent in the Entebbe Municipality MP race has attracted a throng of hopefuls for the seat from across the political divide. During the 2011 elections, the ruling National Resistance Movement suffered one of its... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in Nepal"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major so
Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in Nepal
Asian Correspondent / Posted 14 days ago
"Social Buzz": the number of times this article has been shared across major social media networks Supporters of Nepal’s opposition parties protesting against the draft of the new constitution walk with flags as they enforce a nationwide strike in... Read more
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The China Post
Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in Nepal KATHMANDU, Nepal, AP A general strike imposed by smaller political parties p
Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in Nepal
The China Post / Posted 14 days ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal, AP A general strike imposed by smaller political parties protesting a proposed new constitution that would split Nepal into six federal states crippled daily life across... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in NepalKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - A general strike imposed by smaller political parties p
Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in Nepal
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 14 days ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - A general strike imposed by smaller political parties protesting a proposed new constitution that would split Nepal into six federal states crippled daily life across the Himalayan nation Monday. Markets and schools remained... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in NepalKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) " A general strike imposed by smaller political parties p
Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in Nepal
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 14 days ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) " A general strike imposed by smaller political parties protesting a proposed new constitution that would split Nepal into six federal states has crippled daily life across the Himalayan nation. Markets and schools remained... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in NepalKATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - A general strike imposed by smaller political parties p
Strike against draft of constitution cripples life in Nepal
New Jersey Herald / Posted 14 days ago
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - A general strike imposed by smaller political parties protesting a proposed new constitution that would split Nepal into six federal states has crippled daily life across the Himalayan nation. Markets and schools remained... Read more
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The Hindu
104 arrested in Nepal as general strike affects normal lifeAll educational institutions, major markets remained closed and vehicles were m
104 arrested in Nepal as general strike affects normal life
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
All educational institutions, major markets remained closed and vehicles were mostly off the roads Over 100 people were arrested in Nepal on Sunday for trying to enforce a general strike to protest the decision of dividing the country into six... Read more
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The Star
More woes for Myanmar - Behind The HeadlinesNOVEMBER 2015 was supposed to be the promising near future for Myanmar. It woul
More woes for Myanmar - Behind The Headlines
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
NOVEMBER 2015 was supposed to be the promising near future for Myanmar. It would have been the month for the freest election since 1990. That election was for a constituent assembly to draft a new Constitution, but the reactionary forces of the... Read more
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Quartz
Bombay’s little-known role in India’s Independence movement - Quartz Tryst with destiny On 15 August 1947, when independent India’s firs
Bombay’s little-known role in India’s Independence movement
Quartz / Posted 15 days ago
- Quartz Tryst with destiny On 15 August 1947, when independent India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, delivered his... Read more
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New Kerala
Parliament has been converted into an arena of combat rather than debate: Pranab Mukherjee A day before India celebrates Independence Day, President Pranab Mukherjee on
Parliament has been converted into an arena of combat rather than debate: Pranab Mukherjee
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
A day before India celebrates Independence Day, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday addressed nation and said the Parliament has been converted into an arena... Read more
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Calcutta News
Institutions of democracy are under stress, says concerned President A concerned President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday that institutions of de
Institutions of democracy are under stress, says concerned President
Calcutta News / Posted 16 days ago
A concerned President Pranab Mukherjee said on Friday that institutions of democracy in India are under threat, and added that correctives, if any, must come from... Read more
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