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New Global Moon Race Could Define Humanity’s Future: Peter Apps

FIFTY years after Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins blasted off for the moon, a new space race is on. It is one...

India’s Parched Fields Yield Rich Crop Of Women Cops

CONSTABLE Meena Ghodke may be in the bottom rank of her local police force but it is the highest anyone has climbed in her...

In Drought-Hit Delhi, The Poor Fight For Every Drop

IN this teeming capital city of more than 20 million people, a worsening drought is amplifying the vast inequality between India's rich and poor. The...

India’s Supreme Court Sides With Indigenous People Over Illegal Mining Fallout

INDIGENOUS people in an Indian state must be protected from illegal mining and the pollution it causes, the country's top court ruled, providing a...

Struggle For Water Intensifies In India

RESIDENTS of the drought-hit Indian village of Salegaon are so desperate for water they have started lining up their pots two days before the...

Enslaved For Decades, Indigenous Indians Freed By Land Titles

A MAN of few words, Chinnaguruvaiya Dasari struggled to express the joy he felt when he was given ownership of a two-hectare (five-acre) piece...

Weak Poll Campaign Hurts India’s Main Opposition Party

IN January, India's main opposition Congress party seemed poised for a strong fight back against prime minister Narendra Modi after victories in three heartland...

Indigenous Party Aims To Win Big In India Election

A SMALL indigenous party is hoping to break India's political mould by taking on bigger parties in the current general election, pledging to protect...

Modi’s War Chest Leaves India Election Rivals In The Dust

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is flush with cash, giving his bloc a massive advantage over the main opposition Congress...

Artist Faiza Butt Speaks About Challenges Of Gender Prejudice In Art World

by LAUREN CODLING AN ASIAN artist has spoken of the challenges of gender prejudice in the art world, as she admitted to initially feeling “invisible”...