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The Fountain

A SHORT SHORT STORY       From where I sit, eyes closed, I imagine myself journeying towards it, there where the absolute fount of inspiration can be found. The road is long and I see myself walking, on foot,…

Muslim women unite to change their situation in India

Discriminated against in society and concerned about discrimination against women in their homes, the two women who co-founded the Muslim Women’s Movement of India (BMMA) set up the organisation to promote Muslim women’s leadership in the country and help them…

EcoWaste Coalition Appeals to 2022 Political Aspirants Not to Injure Trees

The EcoWaste Coalition has appealed to all parties and individuals eyeing elective posts in the May 2022 polls not to nail, tack, staple or hang campaign materials on trees. In a statement, the environmental group urged all candidates for national…

PM Modi arrogant when we met to discuss Farmers Protest—Meghalaya Gov. Satya Pal Malik says

Addressing a social function at Dadri in Haryana, Malik said, “When I met PM Modi on the farmers’ issue, I fought with him within 5 minutes. He was very arrogant. When I said that 500 farmers have died, he asked…

2021 marks decrease in journo-killings globally: PEC

Geneva: Press Emblem Campaign (PEC), the global media safety and rights body, wishes all media workers around the world a happy, secured and prosperous new year 2022. The bygone year witnessed the killing of 79 media employees by assailants in…

Life Dances On

POEM     by Erlie Lopez two am of a new year after raising a wineglass to the eve countdown the future spirals into my daze abed with a clock ticking in my head in seeming calendar whirl – one,…

Morning Time

PROSE POEM     Early morning is sacred time. Time to look far into the lightening horizon, calmly searching for signs inscribed in the skies. Time to look heavenward, there where the moon still sits high upon her throne, sharing…

Losing public goodwill: Assam media’s way

Public reactions against a news item in any newspaper or news channel may be usual in India, but public outrages in digital platforms against the mainstream media outlets for not covering a particular issue is definitely an unusual phenomenon. The…

Neighborhood Campaign by Humanist Centre to demand a Speed Breaker

Sunder Nagar is a residential colony that was set up between 1975 to 1980. It is situated in between Goregaon and Malad, a suburb of Mumbai, India and has a population of approximately 1,00,000 people. The colony has the Dr…

Philippine Environmental NGOs Give Thumbs-Up to Supreme Court Resolution Addressing Plastic Pollution Crisis

26 December 2021, Quezon City. The immediate resolution of a landmark plastic pollution lawsuit filed last October 27 by members of the civil society to compel the government to act on non-environmentally acceptable products and packaging (NEAPP) has received a…

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