Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: refugees

We need to bridge the education gap for refugees, says new UNHCR report

At all levels, refugee enrolment is lower than that of non-refugees. As refugee children get older, however, the picture rapidly worsens.

About 5,000 Pakistani Hindu refugees to receive Covid vaccinations in Indore

Following a request from representatives of Pakistani refugees from Hindu Sindhi community, Indore district administration said the refugees can receive vaccine shots by showing their passport.

Myanmar refugees ignored because they are different from the mainstream

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

‘If we don’t obey, they shoot us’ — why many Myanmar policemen are escaping to India

According to Mizoram govt, 383 Myanmar nationals have come into the state since the coup. However, the figure could be ‘much higher’.

Armed Myanmar-based insurgent group seeks asylum in Mizoram in wake of military coup

Mizoram's Champhai district administration has issued an alert against an influx of refugees from Myanmar, officials said. The state shares a 404km porous border with Myanmar.

How Partition refugees saved New Delhi’s elite Modern School

In ‘The Modern School (1920-2020)’, Rakesh Batabyal explores how the demographic change after Partition gave Delhi and colonial-era Modern School a new vitality.

Refugees are the entrepreneurs society must support during Covid-19

Refugee businesses tend to operate in the informal market and cannot benefit from local government funding, nor afford to tap into online start-up culture.

Here’s why Kashmiri Pandits living in Hindu-majority areas remain a minority

In The Minority Conundrum, Ankur Datta writes how Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu were seen as a privileged group of victims, living off the largesse of the state.

From Portugal to Sweden, Covid-19 border controls hit economic migration

Several countries have put restrictions on travel while also imposing border shutdowns. This has created an unprecedented impact on mobility.

Imran Khan slamming Modi govt’s CAB exposes his memory loss

If Pakistan wants India’s Citizenship Bill to fail, it should start changing the way it treats its own religious minorities.

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A fire rages in the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower hotel during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg News

Quiet conviction of 26/11 mastermind Sajid Mir shows Pakistan’s flimsy terror crackdown

LeT’s 26/11 operational head Sajid Mir was secretly tried and convicted last week, days before Pakistan’s fate is decided by terror-finance watchdog FATF.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.