Resilience overcomes trauma of sex workers in Kolkata

Supplied Content –  Massey University Empowering sex workers to quit India’s largest red-light district has consumed Kiwi humanitarian worker Pip Rea for the past seven years. She aims to share her insights on what is an ultimately heartening story – of how prostitutes from the poorest of backgrounds are making a fresh start. She is halfway through researching a Development…

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Market-driven Space Programmes lift the game

Vasudevan Mukunth –  Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is a state-backed, not market-driven organisation, while its two launchers were conceived 30 to 40 years ago to meet specific domestic needs. After the PSLV C37 Mission was successfully completed on February 15, multiple articles published in the media have been full of praise for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Granted, the…

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Aspiring politicians must declare their cleanliness

Editorial One Issue 363 February 15, 2017 An Indian Newslink investigation, revealed in conjunction with Radio Tarana at the latter’s ‘Sunday at 5’ programme on February 12, 2017, has once again brought to the fore the importance of ‘cleanliness of candidacy’ on the part of those keen to contest the upcoming general election on September 23, 2017. Our investigation, as…

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Women entrepreneurs make better sense

Editorial Two  Issue 363 February 15, 2017 Dr Sangeeta Karmokar, a qualified teacher and research scholar has done well in launching Women Entrepreneurship Centre (WEC) to inspire and encourage women to become successful businesspersons. As she mentioned in our story appearing under Homelink in this issue, “This is a platform that helps women entrepreneurs to reach their full potential and…

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