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Interface – Vol 6

By | 2017-07-06T16:29:23+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

World Environment Day, globally celebrated on the 5th of June since 1974, is a reminder that there is only one earth. The past few decades have been the worst for the environment in human history; global warming, depletion of the ozone layer, rising sea levels, and higher levels of pollution and emissions. ‘Save the Planet’ is a common refrain [...]

Interface – Vol 4

By | 2017-05-27T11:45:55+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

Born into a Mahar family in Mhow, 1981, Dr. Ambedkar was no stranger to caste based discrimination from an early age. From being denied drinking water in school to being denied accommodation in Baroda state when he returned from the US, he was conscious of unfounded discrimination against the ‘untouchable’ castes even as a child and [...]

Interface – Vol 3

By | 2017-05-27T11:45:52+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

It is 108 years since the first time Working Women’s Day was celebrated on the 28th of February, 1909; a day designated by the Socialist Party of America to commemorate the women garment workers’ strike in 1908 protesting working conditions. In 1914, the first International Women’s Day was celebrated on the 8th of March. The United [...]

Interface – Vol 2

By | 2017-05-27T11:45:40+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Categories: E Newsletter|

Proving the nay-sayers wrong, the Finance Minister presented the Union Budget 2017-18 on 1st February – as promised by the PM to the nation. This budget had aroused special interest among many for various reasons. First and foremost, it was being presented on the backdrop of demonetization. The Assembly elections in five states had provided the necessary fuel for [...]