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Delhi University faces Protests by NE students

Delhi University faces Protests by NE students

The interests and concerns of the North east and non-Hindi speakers are always thrust aside by the Hindi Brigade of North India, and Christine Ao, in a Citizen’s Report, says…

Medicine Patents, Courts, and Logic : Citizen View

Medicine Patents, Courts, and Logic : Citizen View

The most socially relevant piece of news of the past ten days, to my mind is the Supreme Court Order rejecting to grant patent protection to a multinational drug manufacturer…

East Thailand dirty water problem

East Thailand dirty water problem

Bangkok [Thailand]  According to reports from Bernama.com, Eastern Thailand faces a grave water pollution problem. Members of the Eastern People Network Group have appealed to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for…

Blogger: Original Pak Anthem written by Hindu

Blogger: Original Pak Anthem written by Hindu

Blogger Roohan Ahmed (blogs.the news.com.pk) tells us that the original Pakistani national Anthem was written in Urdu by a Hindu poet at the behest of Md. Ali Jinnah. This fact…

India’s women are worse off than Afghanistan’s: UNDP

India’s women are worse off than Afghanistan’s: UNDP

In terms of gender equality India is South Asia’s worst performing country, says the UNDP’s Human Development Report 2013. India is placed after Afghanistan on the index. Pakistan, Nepal and…

HISTORY will NEVER revolutionize to HERSTORY

HISTORY will NEVER revolutionize to HERSTORY

‘Hamein Jine ka Haq hai…Bonlne ka Haq hai…Sochne  ka Haq hai…’ ‘I don’t want you as another woman who takes birth as a daughter and dies as a wife without…

Orchard burnt to drive away HIV+ kids

Orchard burnt to drive away HIV+ kids

Latur, Maharashtra: It’s been 3 days since a mango orchard, owned by an NGO working for HIV positive children, was burnt down in Maharashtra but the police haven’t  arrested anyone…

Women of Substance I – Prof. Muniba Sami

Women of Substance I – Prof. Muniba Sami

NEWSNET EAST CELEBRATES WOMEN OF SUBSTANCE Here is a woman of great integrity and dynamic personality. Her commitment and passion for teaching and work makes her stand apart as a…

Jharkhand’s killer roads

Jharkhand’s killer roads

Ranchi: 17 people die in road accidents in Jharkhand state every day.  Jharkhand roads have become increasingly unsafe, reports Bhaskar Dey in a citizen’s report . Newly-constructed highways and expressways…

Sikkim to bloom in world flori-biz?

Sikkim to bloom in world flori-biz?

Gangtok:  Sikkim hosted its International Flower Festival in the last week of February. Nine countries participated, as well as governments of seven Indian states, reports CITIZEN JOURNALIST NAMITA PRADHAN. Sikkim…

Gender roles never change, do they?

Gender roles never change, do they?

 It’s not just Indian men who shy away from sweeping the floor or washing the dishes, writes Amila Bannerjee: When it comes to cooking and cleaning, heterosexual couples who break…

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