As Jamia Millia Islamia celebrates its 95th Foundation Day, Catch speaks to celebrated historian Mushirul Hasan, 66, who served as the vice-chancellor of the university from 2004 to 2009. Here […]
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ON 17 JUNE, which ironically was Father’s Day, Aagar Singh Solanki beheaded his 18-year-old daughter Manju with a sword. He then walked around Dungarji ka Guda village of Rajsamand district, 400 km from Rajasthan capital Jaipur, with the decapitated head and the sword, warning others against following his daughter’s footsteps. Later, he surrendered at the local police station.
DRIVING SOUTHEAST of Bikaner, Rajasthan, all that meets one’s eyes is the sand and shrubs. Vegetation is scarce, agriculture of any kind non-existent and the only green one can see are a few patches of grass in the sand. Two hours ahead, taking a left from the NH-65, on the road to Didwana, the dry brown landscape suddenly changes colour. Olive trees, around 14,000 of them spread across 30 hectares, dot the desert land. This is the Bakliya farms, one of seven such farms in Rajasthan, result of an Indo-Israeli agricultural venture.
In recognition of their efforts to highlight the health implications of cervical cancer vaccination of women
Kunal and Shantanu’s magazine feature The Cervical Cancer Bazaar Bazaar on the HPV or cervical cancer vaccine controversy is path breaking and an insightful commentary on the vulnerability of women in India to unscrupulous medical practices.
For their investigation that reveals gender issues in the promotion of medical products, Kunal Majumder and Shantanu Guha Ray are awarded The Laadli Media Award for Gender Sensitivity 2010-11.