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Optimism for the Demand of Silver Jewellery

May 20, 2013 4:48 pm1 comment
Optimism for the Demand of Silver Jewellery

HSBC analyst, James Steel, has bumped up the price forecasts for silver in 2013 and 2014, after the precious metal continued to increase in popularity last year. In particular, silver sellers are triumphing over the holiday season’s sales figures. But where has this sudden rise come from, after many years […]

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The New Face Of Britain

April 1, 2013 10:05 am2 comments
The New Face Of Britain

The other half and I went down to Greenwich the other day for a little outing marking our fourteen-month anniversary (yes, alright, we know we’re soppy).  Greenwich, for us as for a lot of the people of Britain, is one of the places that, even though the North-of-the-Riverers never venture […]

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The PM’s trip to India – Another U-turn on Immigration?

February 22, 2013 1:11 pm0 comments
The PM’s trip to India – Another U-turn on Immigration?

So David Cameron has changed his mind about immigration (certain types of immigration). His stance for the last two years has been, ‘you are not welcome’. He spoke of getting migration targets down to tens, rather than hundreds of thousands and the way he was to achieve that was to […]

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India’s Killing Fields: A Culture of Gendercide

February 19, 2013 6:11 pm0 comments
India’s Killing Fields: A Culture of Gendercide

There is a common proverb that stems from the Holy Vedas – the tenets that laid the foundation for Hinduism – which beautifully informs us that the Stri (Woman) is deserving of all our adulation, adoration and reverence as she brings to the world not just her warmth and comfort, […]

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Delhi rape case: What’s the future for women in India?

February 18, 2013 7:18 pm3 comments
Delhi rape case: What’s the future for women in India?

The Delhi Rape Case: Throughout the month of January viewers around the world watched as the details of a horrifying and bone chilling rape case unfolded. One in which an innocent medical student with a promising future ahead of her was sexually assaulted on a bus in India’s capital Delhi.  It’s strange to […]

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2012 Indian Grand Prix preview – Crunch Time

October 25, 2012 3:53 pm0 comments
2012 Indian Grand Prix preview – Crunch Time

Formula One is relentless – even more so as we enter the crucial championship-deciding races of the second half of the season. This weekend the Buddh International Circuit takes its turn as the battle ground between championship rivals Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel as they struggle for supremacy in the […]

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Giving India an identity

June 4, 2012 12:33 pm0 comments
Giving India an identity

“The true democrat is he who with purely non-violent means defends his liberty and, therefore, his country’s and ultimately that of the whole of mankind.” – Mahatma Ghandi Despite India being the biggest democracy in the world, democracy is failing the majority of the country’s inhabitants, with a large number […]

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Manual Scavenging

June 3, 2012 12:45 pm0 comments
Manual Scavenging

“I would rather that my whole family die of hunger than to let my daughter do the work I do.” “I’d rather that my children do anything other than this, anything at all.” says Shanta Balmike, a manual scavenger. Armed with nothing but their hands, close to a million ‘manual […]

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