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- Pride And Joy In India Over La.'S Bobby Jindal (Washington Post, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 30, 2007)
U.S. politics aren't usually the subject of gossip in the homes of this sleepy rice- and wheat-growing village in northern India. But when Bobby Jindal, an American of Indian descent, was elected governor of Louisiana this month, the residents . . .
- Indian Children Found Making Clothes For Gap (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Child workers, some as young as 10, have been found working in a textile factory in conditions close to slavery to produce clothes that appear destined for Gap Kids, according to a report published in The Observer on Sunday.
- Child Labour Versus Quality Clothing (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 29, 2007)
Amitosh concentrates as he pulls the loops of thread through tiny plastic beads and sequins on the toddler’s blouse he is making.
- Queen And Us (Indian Express, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 27, 2007)
This week a member of the Order of the Elephant came to visit the land of the elephants. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, who belongs to this distinguished Order, is in India.
- Al Qaeda Comes To Town (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Oct 27, 2007)
THIRTEEN hours into the carnival-like atmosphere at the rally celebrating Benazir Bhutto’s homecoming, the enthusiastic teeming masses were enjoying themselves.
- Ahead Of Polls, Gujarat Riots Haunt Modi (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 26, 2007)
The victims, the state government, the courts and social activists have all spoken out on the 2002 Gujarat riots, said to be the worst communal strife since Independence.
- Centre To Rehabilitate Child Labourers Opened (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 25, 2007)
Having rescued more than 900 child labourers, Udhampur district has rehabilitated most of them. The first-ever rehabilitation centre for child labourers in the state was inaugurated on Monday at Bharat Nagar, Jakhani, 5 km from here.
- Contrasting Tales Of Resurgence (Business Line, Rasheeda Bhagat , Oct 25, 2007)
Even if things fall apart on the Indo-US nuclear deal and elections are held early, the polls will be a proper democratic exercise, unlike in Pakistan, where a free and fair election and democracy are still a mirage.
- Growth Through Social Justice (Frontline, John M. Alexander , Oct 24, 2007)
Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man you may have seen, and ask yourself if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him.
- Bcpl Signs Gas Supply Pact With Ongc (Hindu, Sujay Mehdudia, Oct 17, 2007)
Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) has signed an agreement with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation for supply of 1.35 mscmd gas to the Rs. 5,460-crore Assam Gas Cracker Project foundation for which was laid by the Prime Minister . . . . . . .
- One Killed In Cracker Blast In Andhra Pradesh (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 13, 2007)
In a ghastly incident here on Friday evening, crackers stored in a house for the coming Deepavali exploded leaving one person dead and six injured.
- Say No To Child Labour Firmly' (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Oct 11, 2007)
'Say no to child labour firmly'
- Time To Break The Silence (Dawn, A N Sudarsan Rao , Oct 11, 2007)
IT is time the silence was broken on the issue of child domestic labour in Pakistan. Attiqa, a 10-year-old, has been tortured viciously by her employer, a well-off contractor in Badami Bagh. Her eyelashes, eyebrows and hair were chopped off. . .
- Indian Children Work Despite Ban (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 11, 2007)
A year after India banned children under 14 from working as domestic servants or in food stalls, millions continue to be employed, a study says.
- And Children Labour On... (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
A year of a ban on domestic child labour has brought some change in the lives of a few thousand rescued children, but lakhs continue to lead miserable lives in dhabas and in the homes of influential families, including those of government officials.
- People’S Bandh, Not Politics (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 10, 2007)
The first-ever non-political bandh to raise awareness on child labour issues evoked widespread response across Orissa today.
- Hurriyat Celebrates Musharraf’S Win (Hindu, Shujaat Bukhari , Oct 08, 2007)
Activists of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference, headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, on Sunday took out a procession and burst crackers to celebrate the victory of General Pervez Musharraf in the Pakistan presidential election.
- Peace Prevails Between Communities (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Oct 05, 2007)
The communal tension that followed the violent clashes between two communities, after India’s victory in the finals of the Twenty-20 World Cup, was today eased, with the two communities warning the troublemongers and asking the "Jammu-based politicians" t
- Fifty Years Of Fragmentation (Indian Express, Rakshit Sonawane, Oct 03, 2007)
In his last days, B.R. Ambedkar wanted to wind up the Scheduled Caste Federation and form a broadbased political party that would include the poor and the oppressed across religions and castes.
- Doors Opened For Processed Gm Foods To Enter Market (Indian Express, Sonu Jain, Sep 26, 2007)
In a move that’s likely to have a significant bearing on the food processing industry, the Government has allowed processed food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and exempted it from regulatory approval.
- Us Imposes Punitive Sanctions On Burma (Asian Age, Sridhar Krishnaswami, Sep 26, 2007)
Strongly criticising Burmaâ€™s military junta for the growing unrest in the country, US President George W. Bush on Tuesday imposed sanctions on its leaders, saying every civilised nation has a responsibility to stand up for people who . . . . .
- Bush Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Leaders (Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 26, 2007)
Strongly criticising Myanmar’s military junta for the situation in the country, US President George W Bush today imposed sanctions on its leaders, saying every civilised nation has a responsibility to stand up for the people who are suffering . . . . .
- Rahul Gets His Place Under Congress Sun (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
Mr Gandhi will also be a part of the "Group to Look Into the Future", a new mechanism devised to formulate the party's programmes in tune with the needs of the coming times.
- Rahul Gandhi Made General Secretary (Hindu, GARGI PARSAI, Sep 25, 2007)
Rahul Gandhi, 37, was on Monday appointed Congress general secretary and inducted into the Congress Working Committee (CWC) in an indication that the party is preparing for early elections and that the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty is being . . . . .
- Congress Begins New Era Of Dynasty's Rule (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 25, 2007)
The much-awaited reshuffle in the Congress organisation has finally marked the beginning of a new era in the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty rule. Heir-apparent Rahul Gandhi and his gang of boys have made their entry in the party in different . . . . .
- The Myth Of Universal Primary Education (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 24, 2007)
All roads point to the need for quality education to save Pakistan from extremism and unsustainable growth. The paradox of high growth rates and low social sector indicators continues to plague the country.
- Retracing Genghis Khan's Journey (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 24, 2007)
Scaring off wolves with firecrackers and resuscitating a dog with raw eggs and vodka -- just two of the wild experiences of Tim Cope during his 10,000-km journey on horseback from Mongolia to Hungary.
- Gail Signs Fuel Supply Pact For Assam Gas Cracker Project (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 20, 2007)
GAIL India Ltd on Wednesday signed a feedstock supply agreement for the Rs 5,460 crore gas cracker project being set up at Lepetkata in Dibrugarh district of Assam.
- Laboured Idea (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Sep 19, 2007)
Karnataka, acting at the behest of the importers of agricultural commodities from the US and the European Union, could be stirring up a hornet’s nest by proposing a complete ban on the employment of children below 14 years of age in “any hazardous . . . .
- Now, Children Drink Bleach On Reality Tv (Hindu, Dan Glaister, Sep 18, 2007)
U.S. show, to be aired from Wednesday, is already beset by complaints.
- Congress Loses The Plot (Times of India, Editorial, The Times of India, Sep 18, 2007)
Even in the shabby world of Indian politics, it would be difficult to come by an example of political insanity combined with cynicism of the kind displayed by Congress in the controversy over the affidavit filed in court on behalf of the . . . . .
- Struggle Over A Boom (Deccan Herald, A N Sudarsan Rao , Sep 18, 2007)
Pakistans Government led by President Pervez Musharraf likes to describe itself as being on the frontline of the war on terror.
- Not Working (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Sep 13, 2007)
It is always possible to provide complicated reasons for why several million children in India continue to work rather than go to school.
- Child Rights Panel Ropes In Industry For Help (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) will soon initiate a dialogue with the corporate sector, specially multi-national companies, to persuade them remove any products made using child-labour from their supply chain.
- Commission For Enforcing Right To Education (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
Proposal given for abolition of child labour
Middle-class the largest employer of child labour
Commission looking into condition of observation homes
- ‘Middle Class Largest Employer Of Child Labour’ (Statesman, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
Despite the law banning child labour, the practice still persists in the country with the middle class being the largest employer of children in domestic work, the newly constituted National Commission for Protection for Child Rights today said.
- Indians Urged To Refuse Child Labour (Daily Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
India’s middle class must refuse to be waited on by child servants and find a sense of “moral indignation” over child labour, the head of the government’s new child rights body said on Tuesday.
- Child Labour Ban: Pvt Sector Help Sought (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 12, 2007)
Private companies will have to ensure that they do not use child labour. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights plans to enlist private sector cooperation to enforce the child labour ban.
- ‘Utterly Absurd’ (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 11, 2007)
A SPEAKER at a recent workshop in Peshawar put the figure for child labourers in the country at 3.3 million.
- Little Hope For Child Labourers (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 11, 2007)
A SPEAKER at a recent workshop in Peshawar put the figure for child labourers in the country at 3.3 million. However, it should be noted that this statistic, contained in a government study conducted more than 10 years ago, is now obsolete.
- From Slavery To Sweat Shops (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Sep 11, 2007)
THE year 2007 being the bicentenary of the 1807 Act of Parliament which, at least formally, abolished slavery in the UK, there have been public celebrations including one in August when Ken Livingstone, the mayor of London, publicly wept when . . . .
- In India, A Quest To Ease The Pain Of The Dying (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
It was a neighbor screaming in pain 35 years ago that set Dr. M. R. Rajagopal on the path to his nickname: India's "father of palliative care."
- India's Poor Are Denied A Painless Death (International Herald Tribune, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 11, 2007)
It was a neighbor screaming in pain 35 years ago that set M.R. Rajagopal on the path to his nickname: India's "father of palliative care."
- Child Protection Largely Neglected (Deccan Herald, Shruba Mukherjee , Sep 10, 2007)
Child Protection remains largely neglected, registering a marginal increase from 0.027 percent of the Union Budget in 2001-02 to 0.053 percent of the Union Budget in 2007-08
- Adopt Innovative Pedagogy To Curb Dropouts: President (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 06, 2007)
President Pratibha Patil says that innovative techniques of teaching should be adopted to retain children in schools.
- “Make Education Relevant” (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 06, 2007)
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday said laws alone would not help free India from the “curse of child labour.”
- Bombay's Innocent Victims Of Destitution (Japan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Sep 06, 2007)
With its fast-growing economy, IT engineering advancements and well-trained workforces, India, for me, was the image of an up-and-coming, modernizing, efficient and affluent society. Media coverage on India seemed to confirm this.
- ‘Soren As Cm’ Cry After Acquittal (Telegraph, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 23, 2007)
Demand to install Shibu Soren as the chief minister swelled today, hours after he was acquitted by the Delhi High Court in the Shashinath Jha murder case.
- Awareness Programme Against Child Labour Planned (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 21, 2007)
The State convener of Campaign against Child Labour (CACL), Y. Siluvai Vasthiyan, has urged the Government to ensure the safety of 44,000 children, who were reported missing annually. Of that only 22 per cent got traced.
- Space Unlimited (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Aug 20, 2007)
There are interlocking ironies between the two bills that the minister of women and child development, Renuka Chowdhury, has been fighting for in recent months.
- Basic Rights Are Denied To People By State Itself (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Aug 18, 2007)
Apart from investigating complaints on human rights violations, the commission needs to create awareness about human rights among the masses and also sensitise the authorities, Justice S R Nayak, chairman of the newly constituted Karnataka State . . . .
- Population Rise And Distress (Tribune, S.S. Johl, Aug 18, 2007)
With every human being, the economy gets two hands to produce and a body to consume.
- Karnataka Mla Arrested In Solapur (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 17, 2007)
The Maharashtra police arrested Indi MLA, Ravikant Patil, an associate member of the Janata Dal (S), and two of his associates after they allegedly created public nuisance during his birthday celebration at his residence in Solapur in Maharashtra . . . .
- The Funding Impact Of Plan Schemes (The Economic Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 17, 2007)
Every Plan document so far has had a similar structure. There is an initial preamble detailing economic and social achievements, and the problems that remain.
- Gender Parity (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Aug 13, 2007)
Better late than never, the Karnataka Government has launched Bhagyalakshmi, an insurance scheme for girl babies born into Below Poverty Line (BPL) families after March 31, 2006.
- Where The Head Is Held High. Really? (Business Line, S. Ramachander, Aug 13, 2007)
This week, the media will be brimming over with the nostalgia and celebratory mood that attends the 60th birthday of Independent India.
- India At 60: Special Report (Independent (UK), Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
Ten miles south of Delhi, where the dusty scrub has been cleared and replaced by an ocean of quick-setting concrete, India is road-testing a new vision of its future.
- Now, Jobs Grow Faster Than Population In India (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 11, 2007)
Employment in India is going through dramatic changes defying conventional wisdom and turning many common perceptions on their heads. For the first time since Independence, employment has grown at a faster rate than population during a five-year . . . .
- Bhagyalakshmi: Bsys Pet Dream Materialises (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 09, 2007)
The scheme is aimed at providing Rs 10,000 insurance cover to the girl child born in below poverty line families, to eradicate social evils like female foeticide, child labour, child marriage and ensure education to girls...
- Remarkable Self-Portrait (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 06, 2007)
The book traces the transformation of a child bride into a poet and a social revolutionary.
- Britain Has Lost Art Of Socialising The Young (Hindu, Editorial, The Hindu, Aug 02, 2007)
The decline of the street as a place where children play goes hand in hand with the atomisation of our neighbourhoods.
- Boom Time (Frontline, T.S. Subramanian, Aug 02, 2007)
It does not matter what subject you study, be it B.A./M.A. (philosophy or history), B.Sc. (botany or zoology) or B.E. (civil engineering, chemical technology or leather technology).
- Critical Thinking And Education (Deccan Herald, Bhamy V Shenoy, Aug 01, 2007)
We need to encourage independent thinking and critical questioning abilities in students.
- This High Dropout Rate (Dawn, Correspondent or Reporter, Aug 01, 2007)
IT is doubtful that the concern of the Senate’s education committee over the high dropout rate in primary schools will prod the government into taking measures to stop this disturbing trend.
- Rangel Over Trade Policy (Asia Times, Editorial, Asian Times, Jul 31, 2007)
The Bush administration and Charles Rangel, the chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the US House of Representatives, appear close to an agreement to strengthen the labor-rights provisions in pending free-trade pacts with Panama and Peru.
- Rights At Last (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 25, 2007)
The Karnataka government’s decision to constitute the State Human Rights Commission with the retired chief justice of Chattisgarh, Justice R S Naik, as its chairman will be welcomed whole-heartedly by every right-thinking person, including . . . . . .
- A Grim Outlook For Labour (Dawn, Zubeida Mustafa, Jul 25, 2007)
RECENTLY Piler, which has been conducting useful research on labour issues, released its latest report titled Denial and Discrimination: Labour Rights in Pakistan.
- Unicef Programme To Check Dropout Of Mainstreamed Child Labourers (Hindu, S. Prasad, Jul 23, 2007)
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has launched a pilot programme in Krishnagiri district aimed at preventing mainstreamed child labourers from dropping out of school.
- Local Bodies Urged To Help Execute Development Works (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 19, 2007)
Representatives of local bodies should co-ordinate with the district administration in its efforts to execute development works, which the government has been undertaking, said Collector N. Mathivanan.
- China Slavery: 1 Gets Death, 28 Sentenced For Life (Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 18, 2007)
China sentenced a man to death and jailed another 28 people for up to life on Tuesday for their roles in a massive slavery and child labour scandal involving scorching brickworks.
- Prop Africa (Indian Express, Editorial, Indian Express, Jul 17, 2007)
Last fall, shortly after I returned from Nigeria, I was accosted by a perky blond college student whose blue eyes seemed to match the ‘African’ beads around her wrists.
- Protecting The Vulnerable (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Jul 07, 2007)
CASH and food handouts go a long way in easing the plight of disaster victims. They also provide a measure of short-term relief to the poorest of the poor who may not know where their next meal is coming from.
- Goldsmith Takes 'Small' Step For Taj (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 06, 2007)
In his own small way, Ashok Panchal is doing his bit for the campaign to have Taj Mahal listed among the seven wonders of the world. The goldsmith has created the monument in gold—only this one fits on the tip of his finger.
- Another Empty Promise (Telegraph, Sumanta Sen, Jul 04, 2007)
With the Left breathing down its neck, the United Progressive Alliance government perhaps has little alternative but to appear as a force committed to social welfare.
- Rs. 35 Crore To Provide Facilities In Ssa Schools (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 03, 2007)
The State Government has allotted Rs. 35 crore to provide infrastructure in schools run by Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.
- Rangel Over Trade Policy (Asia Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 03, 2007)
The Bush administration and Charles Rangel, the chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the US House of Representatives, appear close to an agreement to strengthen the labor-rights provisions in pending free-trade pacts with Panama and Peru.
- Back To Basics (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Jul 02, 2007)
Children in peril often find governments at their imaginative best. Immediately after thinking up a new countrywide law to stop children under fourteen from doing risky work, the West Bengal government has now thought up rehabilitation schemes for . . . .
- Island In The Sun (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jul 02, 2007)
Mainland aborigines called it Karta, island of the dead. Today we know it as Kangaroo Island, lying 15 km from South Australia’s coastline. Kangaroo Island was separated from the Australian mainland about 10,000 years ago.
- Congress Wrests Madurai West From Aiadmk (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 30, 2007)
K.S.K. Rajendran defeats his nearest rival ‘Sellur’ K. Raju by 31,115 votes
DMDK candidate stood third with 21,272 votes
Twenty-five others lost their deposit
- Street Theatre (Telegraph, Editorial, The Telegraph, Jun 29, 2007)
There are circuits of violence in a society grounded on inequality. A young fruitseller, a policeman and a random crowd of ordinary people recently got taken up into such a circuit on a Calcutta street.
- Avesta Good Earth Unveils Its Food Range (Deccan Herald, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 29, 2007)
We are looking at getting health, convenience and taste together in our products for the consumer, said Avesta Good Earth CEO Sandip Dang.
- What Poverty Means To Us (Deccan Herald, Sudha Narasimhachar, Jun 28, 2007)
Many Indians did not like Satyajit Ray because he made movies about the poor in India and exhibited them all over the world. But there is no dearth of the poor in India.
- Awareness About Ones Roots Will Help Preserve Culture (Deccan Herald, Editorial, The Deccan Herald, Jun 28, 2007)
Namgyal Lhamo, an exponent of Tibetan Opera music, speaks to Utpal Borpujari of Deccan Herald in the backdrop of the recent release of The Enchanted Land and Pure, her new albums, in India.
- Blast At Slain Mla’S Home Kills Constable (Indian Express, SANJAY SINGH, Jun 27, 2007)
A powerful explosion at the Sidheshwar Colony home of slain BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai left police constable Nand Kumar Thakur dead on Tuesday morning. Rai’s nephew Manoj, a witness in the Rai murder case, was injured in the blast.
- Microchip Shawls To Save Wildlife (British Broadcasting Corporation, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 26, 2007)
The government of Jammu and Kashmir in India has started a new scheme in which microchip tags are used for all registered Tibetan antelope products.
- China Slave Scandal Sees More Arrests (Statesman, Editorial, Statesman, Jun 23, 2007)
China announced more arrests and a provincial governor apologised today as the government stepped up efforts to try to show it was responding to a growing slave labour scandal.
- Poverty No Excuse For Child Labour: Shantha Sinha (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 23, 2007)
‘Excuses were manufactured by others, internalised by poor’
‘Exploitation of child labour was behind every morsel of food eaten’
- I Feel Honoured, Says Pratibha (Pioneer, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 15, 2007)
Rajasthan Governor Pratibha Patil on Thursday night said she felt "honoured" on being chosen as the presidential candidate by UPA-Left combine and added that selecting a woman candidate would send a right signal to the country and the world.
- Twists In The Great Game (Pioneer, Premen Addy , Jun 15, 2007)
In the summer of 1997, as I recall, Gen JFR Jacob of Bangladesh war fame, was on one of his visits to London; time hung heavy, so I took him to see my old friend, the late Gerald Segal, then head of the Asia Pacific desk at the Institute of . . . .
- From Ye, Ye, Ye To Woe, Woe, Woe (Deccan Herald, Sakuntala Narasimhan, Jun 15, 2007)
Nothing will get done till someone falls into that hole and dies. Then the commissioner and the local corporator will visit and offer a lakh or two as "compensation".
- Study In Two Districts Links Caste With Child Labour (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 14, 2007)
A distinct connection between caste, livelihood, education status and child labour emerges in a status report on child labour in two districts of Karnataka — Bidar and Chamrajnagar, conducted by the Centre for Decentralisation and Development . . . .
- Us Warns India, Calls For Swift Action (Tribune, Ashish Kumar Sen, Jun 14, 2007)
The USA says India has the world's largest human trafficking problem, but, for the fourth consecutive year, it left its ally off a blacklist of nations seen not meeting the minimum standards in fighting the problem of what Washington calls . . . .
- Plight Of Children (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Jun 14, 2007)
Even the harsh statistics showing children suffering from a range of abuse cannot convey the tragedy of how society has abdicated a key responsibility — to care for its young, to nurture them till they grow up, not only strong and healthy in . . . . .
- Act Or Get Tagged For Slavery, Warns Us (Times of India, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 13, 2007)
India has been warned to act swiftly on its human trafficking record involving forced labor and commercial sexual exploitation or risk being censured for what Washington calls "modern-day slavery."
- `Government Has Failed To Rehabilitate Child Workers' (Hindu, Smriti Kak Ramachandran, Jun 13, 2007)
In February this year, 12-year-old Pintoo Kumar was rescued from a house in South Delhi where he was made to work as a domestic help. Maltreated by his employer, deprived of food and subjected to frequent beatings, Pintoo was handed over to the . . . .
- The Bane Of Child Labour (Dawn, Editorial, Dawn, Jun 13, 2007)
As we learned on World Day Against Child Labour yesterday, the plight of children forced to work is depressing.
- Chocolate Is Funding War In The Ivory Coast (Tribune, Editorial, The Tribune, Jun 09, 2007)
Call it Death by Chocolate. An estimated $120 million from the cocoa trade being siphoned off into war chests in Ivory Coast, according to a new report.
- Child Labour Abolition Week Celebrations (Hindu, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 07, 2007)
The focus this year will be on children employed in the domestic sector
- 'Children Are Also Sexual Beings' (Hindustan Times, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 06, 2007)
It's no boon being children in India, or for that matter, anywhere in the world. This is chillingly borne out by statistics that put the number of children in one form of distress or another at a staggering 300 million.
- Ultimate Aerosmith (New Indian Express, Correspondent or Reporter, Jun 04, 2007)
Known for his screaming, raunchy lyrics, psychedelic stage performances and Cheshire cat grin, Steven Tyler has been the ‘god of rock’ to everyone from Guns ‘n’ Roses’ Slash to Pearl Jam.
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