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South Asian Development NewsSep 02, 2014
On Constitution Avenue, Journalism is a Crime

At least 28 mediap ersons bore the brunt of police high-handedness in Pakistan last week. ...

 
Naga Hills Women Discovering Collective Strength

Women's lives in Nagaland's Tuensang district have changed. They now demand better schooling for their children, ...

Reviving the Ganga, at the Cost of its Ecology

The Rs 6300-crore plans for development of the Ganga waterway from Allahabad to Haldia should be ...

 
Ecotourism on the Wing

The Indian state of Uttarakhand strikes a balance between conservation and employment by institutionalising birdwatching camps ...

Indian Court Says Criminals Should be Kept out of Cabinet

Campaigners had called the order a major step forward in cleaning up Indian politics, which has ...

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