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Parliamentary Panel to discuss environmental issues with various stakeholders next week

  • Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment and Forests will be in Bengaluru on February 4-5 and in Goa on February 6-7. The panel is headed by Congress MP and former Union minister Ashwani Kumar.
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Luxembourg Students win the US Embassy Environment Video contest

  • Three 17 year old Luxembourg students from the Lycée Aline Mayrisch, Francesca van Marion, Lorena Tornambé and Lea Muller, won the US Embassy Environment Video contest by submitting their short film on the necessity of water, in daily life.
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Radhika Mittal calls for responsible reporting of Environmental Issues

  • Radhika Mittal, a media sociologist and public discourse analyst associated with TERI, in her speech at the 3 day training program for young and aspiring vernacular journalists at Madurai Kamaraj University, urged the students to be more analytical rather than taking extreme standpoints.
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The journey of Punjab's issues to America's front door

Buzzfeed News recently published one of the most significant articles on undocumented immigration into the United States of Sikhs from Punjab, India:

Much of this influx, according to dozens of interviews with immigrants, experts, and current and former immigration officials, comes from young Indian men at the border, ferried there by transnational smuggling networks. 306 more words

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Around a year ago, a group of four talented and unbelievably good-looking guys came to the Philippines to play in front of their fans. It was a success, and everyone was hungover from it even weeks after the concert. 388 more words


The accidental benevolence of Donald Trump

Almost four years ago, a Sikh man took to the stage at the Republican National Convention in 2012, and began to offer his prepared remarks. When he introduced himself with the words “I am a Sikh and an American,” the crowd interrupted him, breaking into applause. 2,028 more words

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Dragon's Dogma Now On Steam

Yes, that’s right: the cult classic Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 title Dragon’s Dogma has just received a PC port after 4 years, with its developers making it available on the Steam store for the manageable price of $29.99. 131 more words

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