Monday, 3 October, 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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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.