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14.03.2016

The US v. India’s solar panels: a preview of TTP, TTIP, CETA, TISA, etc.

The US v. India’s solar panels: a preview of TTP, TTIP, CETA, TISA,  etc.

The United States has blocked India’s efforts to boost local production of solar cells and solar modules, which would have brought energy to millions of people in dire need of it, by denouncing it to the World Trade Organisation claiming that giving priority to local production violated WTO rules. India… »

10.03.2016

Day Four at the ICJ: Aspirational Rhetoric vs. Real Actions

Day Four at the ICJ: Aspirational Rhetoric vs. Real Actions

By Rick Wayman and Jackie Cabasso India presented oral arguments today at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the nuclear disarmament case brought by the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). India has challenged the jurisdiction of the ICJ to hear this case, and has also claimed that the… »

06.03.2016

The Marshall Islands at the ICJ: Preview

The Marshall Islands at the ICJ: Preview

Over the next two weeks, oral arguments in the Marshall Islands’ nuclear disarmament cases will take place at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague. The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) originally filed the lawsuits in April 2014 against all nine nuclear-armed nations (United States, Russia, United… »

17.02.2016

East West Dialogues 2016

East West Dialogues 2016

  After the East West Dialogues 2015, during the last weekend, the international meeting “East West Dialogues 2016: New Generations in Orient and Occident: surveys and dialogues” took place in Varkala (Kerala, India). This meeting was the peak event of several initiatives developed during the month of February 2016. »

29.12.2015

India: online cow dung patties selling like hot cakes

India: online cow dung patties selling like hot cakes

There is an old saying, “I will believe it when cows fly”, well, it’s not quite like that but how about cow dung patties flying off the virtual shelves after online corporate marketing campaigns? My Pressenza colleague in Dhaka, Bangladesh, reports on the phenomenon in India where people are in… »

26.12.2015

Pakistan Celebrates Indian Prime Minister’s Visit

Pakistan Celebrates Indian Prime Minister’s Visit

Islamabad, Dec 26 (Prensa Latina) Several Pakistanis parties and politicians are celebrating today the surprise visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet with his counterpart, Nawaz Sharif, while they advocated dialogue. The only solution to our nations’ problems is constant communication and debate, said Bilawal Bhutto, head of… »

26.12.2015

Assamese cinema in 2015, marches ahead

Assamese cinema in 2015, marches ahead

Amidst all the limitations and challenges, an Assam based regional film industry moved on over the first half of 2015. The northeast Indian State with 30 million population has witnessed the release of six regional language movies in that last six months and promised to showcase more films in the… »

15.12.2015

Nuclear Deal between Japan and India: a brief stocktaking

Nuclear Deal between Japan and India: a brief stocktaking

  The Indian media is right now busy trumpeting that the long talked of nuclear deal between Japan and India has been successfully inked. A careful reading, however, reveals that what has been signed is actually an MoU. And, an MoU, as is common knowledge, does not amount to an… »

06.12.2015

International appeal against India-Japan Nuclear Agreement

International appeal against India-Japan Nuclear Agreement

Please SIGN and circulate widely, friends!   845 signatures crossed. https://www.change.org/p/mr-shinzo-abe-prime-minister-of-japan-international-appeal-against-japan-s-nuclear-export-to-india International Appeal Against India-Japan Nuclear Agreement Dear Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, We strongly protest the proposed India-Japan nuclear agreement, which is reportedly going to be signed during your upcoming visit to New… »

20.11.2015

Unofficial blockade on Nepal by India

Unofficial blockade on Nepal by India

Unofficial blockade on Nepal by India – Humanist Movement Nepal’s “worldwide Appeal” This blockade is having the following effects on Nepal’s ordinary people in their everyday lives: *Fuel for transportation and gas for cooking are in short supply and this can be seen all over Nepal. *Only 15%of the… »

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