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Uganda celebrates WMD early!

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Uganda celebrates WMD early!

The World Music day was initiated in 1982 by then French minister of culture, Jack Lang, when he realized through a study on the cultural habits of the French that five million people, one child out of two, played a musical instrument. He began to dream of a way to bring people out on the […]

Bangladesh: fear stalks rainbow community

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Bangladesh: fear stalks rainbow community

Weeks after suspected Islamist militants hacked Bangladesh’s most prominent gay rights activist to death in his apartment along with an associate, another friend received a chilling message that he was next in line. “Say your prayers, confess to God for your sins. Eat or drink whatever you wish to, nobody can save you,” read the […]

Journalists to decry state sponsored intimidation on May10

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Journalists to decry state sponsored intimidation on May10

May begins with workers’ day followed closely by Press Freedom Day, but working journalists are anything but secure in the hinterland in India. On May 10, journalists of Chhatisgarh will be protesting in Delhi against the State sponsored intimidation and violence against them. Chhattisgarh continues to be one of the most dangerous places for journalists […]

SC prescribes Bitter Pill for Medical Council of India

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SC prescribes Bitter Pill for Medical Council of India

What will happen to the lakhs of students who dream of becoming doctors? Is the Medical Council of India (MCI), the body responsible for screening students for admission to MBBS degrees, capable enough for such a work? In spite of functioning for so many years has MCI been able to generate professional excellence? There are […]

Garo Hills inflamed as Army kills two civilians by mistake

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Garo Hills inflamed as Army kills two civilians by mistake

Tura, Meghalaya: The army says it was a genuine mistake. They killed two civilians, one a school teacher. And now the Garo hills are once again in a state of agitation. Two civilians were killed by the army in Meghalaya’s North Garo Hills district Thursday night. In a press release, the army said that it had […]

Namo’s privatisation plans irk North-eastern Oil workers

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Namo’s privatisation plans irk North-eastern Oil workers

Guwahati: Oil workers of the Northeast on Wednesday, opposed the Narendra Modi government’s decision to hand over 69 oil and gas fields, most of which are in the Northeast, to private groups for exploration. The oil fields have been either identified or discovered by public sector players like Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited and […]

Delhi Protest against Manipur Police

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Delhi Protest against Manipur Police

New Delhi : North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) extends solidarity to the movement against state repression in Manipur! Joins march from Vijay Nagar to Vishwvidyalay metro station by students from Manipur! Today a large number of students from Manipur took out a march from Vijay Nagar to Vishwvidyalay metro station in solidarity with the […]

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