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Prof Yunus will grace Bodoland International Knowledge Festival at Kokrajhar

Guwahati: Bangladesh’s lone Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is expected to grace the forthcoming Bodoland International Knowledge Festival at Kokrajhar in western Assam scheduled for the 27th of February to the 2nd of March. Widely acclaimed as a banker to…

Hindu ecology, the interconnectedness in the All One. Interview with Gloria Germani – Part II

Below is the second part of the interview on Hindu ecology with Gloria Germani, an ecophilosopher who has always been engaged in dialogue between West and East, a student of philosopher Serge Latouche, Swedish ecologist Helena Norberg Hodge, and Titian…

New AI-technology could help early detection of breast cancer

New AI-technology could help early detection of breast cancer  In 2020, breast cancer amounted for 13,3 percent of newly diagnosed cancer cases in the European Union making it the most frequently occurring cancer type in the EU. On average, one in eleven European women…

Indian village discovers the treasure of organic and indigenous agriculture

In Jhargram, a remote village in the Indian state of West Bengal, a group of farmers sit together in one of the large fields around them. Here they must discuss, deliberate and decide on the marketing strategy they will use…

World’s biggest sugar producer prolongs export restrictions

India, the world’s largest sugar producer, has extended its ban on sugar exports for another year until October 2023, Reuters reports. According to the country’s Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), the measure is extended from 31 October 2022 to…

Colonial Responsibility in the India-China Border Dispute

The world’s two most populous nations have a simmering border conflict that goes back decades and occasionally makes the news in the Western media. 24 soldiers were killed as a result of it in 2020. It would be less concerning…

Rewilding Food, Rewilding Our Mind & Rewilding the Earth

Regenerating Biodiversity in our farms, forests, and our Gut Microbiome for Zero Hunger and Good – Health for All Mother Earth is self-organised. Mother Earth has created and sustained Diversity. Colonialism transformed Mother Earth, Vasundhara, Pachmama , Terra Madre, into…

Is the Indian film industry moving backwards in the face of #MeToo?

In the last five years, the Indian film industry has observed a resurgence of the alpha-male hero. One would have imagined change to happen following the successful #MeToo movement that started in Hollywood and trickled down to India as well…

Golden Eye Chef: An Indian cooking contest for the blind that surpasses the country’s borders

In 2019, Golden Eye Chef, a Cooking Contest for the visually impaired and the blind that is focused on raising awareness and changing society’s perception regarding visual disability, was conducted in India for the very first time. The Contest consisted…

Conflict in the streets and the heart: The struggle of a 20-year-old Queer from Jammu and Kashmir

June is celebrated as Pride month around the world. The people from the LGBTQI+ community are advancing in human rights in many parts of the world, however in many other places life is still not so easy. The dire state…

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