Posted on 02 November 2010 by admin
Peninsular India's seafood abundance attracts fishing fleets and poachers from around the world. Credit: Marine Products Export Development Authority.
Analysis by Ranjit Devraj
NEW DELHI, Nov 2, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – A series of bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) is threatening the livelihoods of India’s fishermen on the 8,000 km peninsular coastline – among the longest in the world – and the diets of millions of Indians for whom fish is a cheap source of protein.
Posted on 01 November 2010 by admin
Kashmir's schools and colleges have been deserted for months now. Credit: Athar Parvaiz/IPS.
By Athar Parvaiz
SRINAGAR, India, Nov 1, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – All Shabnam Khan wants is a one-day break in the ongoing strike, so that her daughter can try her luck and get admission in a topnotch school here in the capital of Indian- administered Kashmir.