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Kalbeliya, nomads of the Indian desert

Kalbeliya are a community living in the Thar desert, in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Considered as untouchables, these independent people try to do their own things their own way, they try to preserve their values and customs despite the … Continue reading

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Pushkar, a town of legends in the Thar desert

It is no exaggeration to say that, in some parts of Rajasthan ( one of the many Indian states, and probably the most colourful), the income from cattle is almost equal, if not more, than the income from agriculture. The … Continue reading

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India : more and more farmers are killing themselves

The Indian economy is booming. Yet, more and more farmers are killing themselves because they are over-indebted, victims of drought or insufficient harvests, or because they are bankrupted. Indeed, they can’t repay their loans. According to the ministry of agriculture, more than 200.000 … Continue reading

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India has chosen GMO’s to feed its population

In a country where the population is increasing by 20 millions every year, GMO’s are considered by the indian political leaders as a solution to maintain the food self-sufficiency. Vegetable and cereal productions have reached a maximum yield level. So, GMO … Continue reading

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India : about water scarcity and miracles…

Water has become one of the most sought-after products of the 21° century. Because the Indian population is rising and lifestyles are changing, the stress on the water resources is growing. For the women living in rural India, getting a bucket of drinking … Continue reading

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Pakistan : the atomic bomb

It started in 1964. On october 16 to be precise, when China completed its firsts nuclear tests, two years after winning a quick war against India. Since its independence in 1947, India was striving to become a nuclear power. But after 1964, the … Continue reading

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India : the bad boys kings

Since 3 decades, Jaisalmer, a town situated in the indian Thar desert, has seen a huge development due to its strategic importance near the Pakistani border and its medieval style. Be they soldiers, tourists or locals, people mingle freely in a place that has become … Continue reading

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