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UGC-SAP academic writing workshop underway in UoH
A five day academic writing workshop began on January 22 at the Sociology Department of the University of Hyderabad. The workshop is for young research scholars of the School of Social Sciences and is being regarded as an experiment that might be regularly replicated.

-24 Jan 2017

Events galore on girl child day
The Social Justice Department is organising a number of programmes to mark National Girl Child Day on Tuesday. The programmes will be held at Kanakakkunnu Palace.

-24 Jan 2017

India's textile industry is tottering after note ban
Dilapidated, dirty and depressed, a town that was once called the Manchester of Asia smells of textile starch, thinners, garbage and sewage.Since the turn of the century, Bhiwandi, 30 km north of Mumbai, has wilted against competition from Bangladesh and Vietnam.

-23 Jan 2017

The art of protesting during Donald Trump's presidency
With the new administration beginning, many people might want to know how to resist it. The inauguration week includes many protests against Donald Trump’s values – from the Women’s March on Washington to the #J20 Art Strike. What should we aim for as we head into protests?

-23 Jan 2017

Trump’s speech may worry Chinese exporters and Indian workers
If the new American President Donald Trump practically does what he authoritatively said and pledged in his strong-worded inaugural speech Friday “America first, buy American and hire American”, then worrisome problems may soon arise for Chinese exporters, two million Indian workers in the United St...

-23 Jan 2017

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Dealing with GST in the Union Budget 2017
Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a harmonized tax regime and it can curb black money through practicing clean "invoices" to redeem input credit. In the Union Budget 2017, central government may announce a clear timeline to roll out GST in India, fixing the rat...
Lekha Chakraborty

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The Prism of Internal Migration: The Indian Experience
Review on ‘Internal Migration in Contemporary India’ (2016) (Edited by Deepak K. Mishra); Sage Publications, India, 343 pages....
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Escalating Pollution Threats in Urbanising Indian Cities
Rapid urbanisation with an increase in urban population from 28.3% (in 1950) to 50% (in 2010) is witnessed in megacities in India. Urbanisation is one of the demographic issues in the 21st century and understanding the changes in the land is im...
Bharath H. Aithal, T.V Ramachandra
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