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Rhinos Slaughtered in India’s Preserve

Newspaper readers and television viewers in India were horrified in January by live pictures of a wounded and dying female rhinoceros in the country’s most protected preserve. The beast, whose calf ... Read More...
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Barefoot Women Light Up India

Four dark-skinned women in multi-hued saris hunch over a solar power-generating circuit at the National Institute for Rural Development (NIRD) in Hyderabad, fleshing out details about solar lamps and panel... Read More...
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A One-Child Daughter of China

Related story: China’s Generation Without Women In 1979, China began one of the most audacious social experiments in human history. It prohibited its 1.1 billion people from bearing more tha... Read More...
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Singapore’s Languishing Lawyers

Although many countries, particularly the United States, might look upon it as a blessing, Singapore is facing a growing shortage of lawyers and is trying to find ways to increase their numbers even as they... Read More...
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A Pox on All Their Houses

So it is shocking news that the governor of New York had been buying the services of high-class hookers? Probably the real news is the fuss that the whole of the US is making about this incident. P... Read More...
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Indians Click to Say ‘I Do’

Neha Kapur, 30, is a type 1 diabetic and that fact alone made it tough to find a marriage partner. For three years, Kapur’s parents searched to no avail for a prospective groom wil... Read More...
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Tokyo: Something in the Air

Japan’s weather is turning warmer, the plum trees are in blossom – and Tokyo’s allergy clinics are filling up with people suffering from runny noses and bloodshot eyes. Tokyo ... Read More...