All Blog Posts Tagged 'India' (73)

Cartographies of Time: Part II

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Jonny Miller & Dorothy Sanders

We believe that places are like people and that each has a unique personality. A defining and often delightful aspect of each place’s personality is the way in which time is understood, measured and perceived by the people who live there. Cross the globe and you will encounter many different rhythms of life – some slow, some frantic, some chaotic and changeable, some melodic and rich, and…

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Added by Dowser on March 11, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Narrow Window for `Getting It Right' in Afghanistan

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on January 22, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Educational Focus: Are We Striving for the Wrong Goals?

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Devanik Saha

Recently, Unnayan Learning Hub was featured in a news story that focused on how we, the co-founders, gave up our careers to transform the lives of children in underprivileged areas. But watching the report, I returned to the same questions I ponder whenever I think about this educational venture: Where will the kids I am teaching be 10 years from now? And what do we want for these children in…

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Added by Dowser on January 21, 2014 at 7:13am — No Comments

Somak Ghosh: A Contrarian Approach to Impact Investing

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Ben Thurman

Somak Ghosh was a founding member of YES Bank which, less than nine years after starting its operation, is now the fourth largest private sector bank in India. Last year he stepped down from his role at Motilal Private Equity to launch a new venture capital fund, Contrarian Capital, targeting underpenetrated markets in India. He tells Ben Thurman why he decided to move on from…

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Added by Dowser on January 14, 2014 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Pakistan 60 Second Film Festival Goes International

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on January 7, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Thinking Outside the Bottle: Coca-Cola's Lessons from India

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Thinking Outside the Bottle: Coca-Cola’s Lessons from India

Muhtar Kent   /   Dec 13th, 2013India,…
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Added by Dowser on December 15, 2013 at 6:13am — 2 Comments

Kajol: Handwashing Saves Lives

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Esha Chhabra and Monica Gray

A child dies from diarrhea or pneumonia every 15 seconds. Hand washing alone could reduce diarrhea by 45 percent and pneumonia by 23 percent. Yet to many in the developing world, the link between hand washing and these life-threatening conditions is simply not known.

Upon learning of these figures, Indian actress and mother Kajol Devgan (known mononymously as “…

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Added by Dowser on November 8, 2013 at 4:20pm — No Comments

Community Peacebuilders Graduate from School Partnering with USIP

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By USIP Staff

The first class of students benefitting from a unique partnership between Future Generations Graduate School and the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) graduated at a ceremony in Washington, DC, on October 11, a milestone in USIP’s efforts to expand peacebuilding…

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Added by Viola Gienger on October 23, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Pakistan Premier Sharif Calls for Trade While Pledging Security Solutions

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on October 23, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Pakistan Prime Minister’s U.S. Visit: Essential Ties, Difficult Issues

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view this post on the web site, click here.

By Moeed Yusuf

Pakistan’s newly elected…
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Added by Viola Gienger on October 21, 2013 at 5:55pm — No Comments

India's New Age Investor, Inspired To Create A Global Brand

India has been referred to as a ‘hotbed’ for social enterprise and startups. Millennials are turning to careers in tech and innovation, launching their own ventures instead of signing up for ‘9-5’ careers.  But the ecosystem to support these entrepreneurs is still very weak in the subcontinent, says Rajesh Sawhney (@rajeshsawney), the former CEO of …

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Added by Dowser on October 11, 2013 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Islamic Law: Getting Beyond the Bombast

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To see the post on the web site, click here

By Viola Gienger
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Added by Viola Gienger on August 20, 2013 at 10:21am — No Comments

Malala’s Quest for Peace and Education

Malala’s Quest for Peace and Education

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Added by Jahan Zeb on August 15, 2013 at 1:04pm — 1 Comment

For Peace and Happier life

To Create Awareness Regarding Toilet Use , Menstrual Hygiene and Hand Wash .
Help us to create a more healthy and happier life for thousands of Girl and Women we have targeted to aware.
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Added by HEEALS on July 22, 2013 at 8:17am — No Comments

Hand Wash Awareness in Nyingmapa Buddhist Monastery,Kangra

Spreading Awareness for HandWash at Nyingmapa Buddhist Monastery School,Kangra,Himachal Pradesh, India to Save Thousands of Children Dying Every Day in…
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Added by HEEALS on June 25, 2013 at 2:15am — No Comments

Toward Zero Waste: Waste Pickers Running Biogas Plants in Mumbai, India

By Virali Gokaldas and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives

“Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that are circling the globe. Each week, we highlight a success story in the zero waste movement, excerpted from a report by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA). GAIA is a powerful worldwide alliance of more than 650 grassroots groups,…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on December 17, 2012 at 4:22pm — No Comments

On the Environmental Frontlines: Waste Pickers

By Neil Tangri and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives

“Environmental Possibilities: Zero Waste” features new ways of thinking, acting, and shaping government policy that are circling the globe. Each week, we highlight a success story in the zero waste movement, excerpted from the report On the Road to Zero Waste: Successes and Lessons from Around…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on November 12, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments

BIRTHING JUSTICE: Not Wasting the Waste: Creating Environmental Sustainability

By Beverly Bell

June 12, 2012

 

Welcome to Birthing Justice: Women Creating Economic and Social Alternatives. The series features twelve alternative social and economic models which expand the possibilities for justice, equity, and strong community. They are based in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Some are national-level, some global-level. Some are propelled by people’s movements, some forced or adopted into government…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on June 12, 2012 at 11:27am — 1 Comment

Is Peace through Nonviolence Possible in AfPak?

Is Peace through Nonviolence Possible in AfPak?



Jahan Zeb

March 19, 2012


Jahan Zeb comments on the enduring contribution of historical figure Bacha Khan to transforming conflict through nonviolence in Afghanistan, Pakistan and…

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Added by Jahan Zeb on April 30, 2012 at 2:00pm — 8 Comments

Art for peace and collaboration between India and Pakistan

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Hindi and Urdu is one language when spoken but written in two different scripts hence it is the only major language of the world with this characteristic, says Pakistani artist Syed Mohammad Anwar, a lawyer by profession. He has highlighted this aspect of the language through his calligraphic work, first of its kind, saying it can be used together with other…

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Added by Dr. Syed Mohammed Anwer on April 25, 2012 at 3:54pm — 7 Comments

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