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Nepal ban on women migrants violates rights: UN
Nepal's restrictions on woman migrating for work are discriminatory and inconsistent with international law, a United Nations rights official said Monday during a visit to the country.

-16 Feb 2018

Trump's Chain-Immigration Plan Takes Aim at Asia
“Chain migration.” It’s a term that’s on the lips of lots of people in the immigration debate. Stephen Miller, the Trump aide who has been the most forceful proponent of immigration restriction, uses the term constantly.

-15 Feb 2018

Asian students are among the most resilient in the world
A REPORT released in January by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) revealed that some Asian students are among the most academically resilient in the world, showing that difficult life circumstances are not holding them back in school.

-14 Feb 2018

Rethinking trafficking
The report estimated that there were 40.3 million “modern slaves” worldwide in 2016, with 24.9 million in forced labour and 15.4 million in forced marriages.

-13 Feb 2018

Modi's 'Housing for All' means nothing for India's 100 mn migrant workers
India's urban housing crisis will only aggravate further if the government fails to listen to the needs of this large cross-section of urban populations.

-12 Feb 2018

Current Affairs
Now You, the Ciitizen, can Monitor Air Pollution! A Collaborative Experimental Initiative in Maharashtra
Citizens, journalists and policy makers can now find the state of industrial pollution in their areas with a click. They can log on to the MPCB website (http://mpcb.info) to access report cards o...
Aritra Chakrabarty

Book Reviews
Book Review: Inappropriate Technology and Markets Kill Cotton Farmers and Weavers: A Passionate Account since Colonial Times
Review of A Frayed History: The Journey of Cotton in India by Meena Menon and Uzramma. Oxford University Press, 2018. USD 685.50....
N Chandrasekhara Rao

Book Reviews
Book Review: Of Disruptive Signals
Review of Ajay Gudavarthy edited Revolutionary Violence versus Democracy: Narratives from India, Sage India....
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