India’s digital divide grows among rural women
20 December 2020 | 6:42 am
A new nationwide survey in India has shown lack of digital literacy is leaving large segments of Indians behind as the rest of the country goes online.
Plastic waste has become a significant source of pollution in India. But the country is struggling to find an alternative to single-use plastics and establish an effective waste management system.
Moscow and New Delhi are seeking to boost trade ties. India is also one of the few countries not to have criticized Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
The new digital platform catalogs objects that were stolen from Benin Kingdom during the colonial era: Over 5,000 items across in 20 countries have been identified.
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Beliefs in ritual purity and untouchability have not just prevented rural India to access toilets but have also led to a lack of proper maintenance of these facilities. Thus, rather than just financial constraints, issues of casteism act as barriers to making India open and defecation free.
A group of women have set up a collective to help female creatives thrive and expose wrongdoing in the male-dominated film industry. But being associated with the pro-gender equality group comes at a price.
Taking inspiration from Ann L. Mason, a U.S. diplomat who was already using a tuk tuk, three other diplomats, Shareen J. Kitterman, Ruth Holmberg and Jennifer Bywaters have bought personalised tuk tuks.
More than 80 people have been injured in southern India as villagers continue to protest the building of a seaport. The project is being financed by Asia's richest man, Gautam Adani.
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