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The “parsi” : a community threatened with extinction

“Within 50 years, may be we will no more exist” worry the last 67.000 “parsi” of India, almost all of them living in Mumbaï, the economic capital of the country. This tight-knit community left Persia ( now Iran) in the … Continue reading

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The indian capitalism

Despite ( still) being a poor country, India is a new economic giant, an IT and high technologies flagship with an annual growth rate between 7 % and 9 % since 2003. Because of its dynamism, the country could even become the third … Continue reading

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India : children on sale

Ten year-old Manu hails from a Santhal tribal village in the indian state of Jharkhand ( Santhal are one of the main tribe in India). He has been sold to an affluent man from another village for Rs 750 ( … Continue reading

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India : where begging is a business…

Samrat runs a successful small business in a street in Mumbaï, the economic capital of India. His tobacco stall draws a constant stream of smokers and “paan” ( betel leaves chew) lovers. But that’s not all. A large chunk of his … Continue reading

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