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#MeToo has brought fear and respect to Bollywood says star

05 Dec 2018

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A wave of #MeToo revelations in India has created fear among sex pests and more respect for women in one of the world's largest film industries, Bollywood star Farhan Akhtar said on Wednesday.

Race to the bottom? India plans deep dive for seabed minerals

05 Dec 2018

CHENNAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the 1870 Jules Verne classic "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", underwater explorer Captain Nemo predicted the mining of the ocean floor's mineral bounty - zinc, iron, silver and gold.

FEATURE-Race to the bottom? India plans deep dive for seabed minerals

05 Dec 2018

CHENNAI, Dec 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the 1870 Jules Verne classic "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", underwater explorer Captain Nemo predicted the mining of the ocean floor's mineral bounty - zinc, iron, silver and gold.

Girl power! India's 'solar gal pals' light up rural homes

21 Nov 2018

ALWAR, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Buffalo trampled over it? Rain drenched it? Child dropped it? No problem! This solar flashlight can endure it all, said Bassi in a pitch to her neighbours in rural India to convince them to power their homes with clean energy instead of polluting fuels.

FEATURE-Girl power! India's 'solar gal pals' light up rural homes

21 Nov 2018

ALWAR, India, Nov 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Buffalo trampled over it? Rain drenched it? Child dropped it? No problem! This solar flashlight can endure it all, said Bassi in a pitch to her neighbours in rural India to convince them to power their homes with clean energy instead of polluting fuels.

Pakistan must live up to promise to build more girls' schools, activists say

13 Nov 2018

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One in three girls and one in five boys miss out on primary school in Pakistan, campaigners said on Tuesday, urging the new government to live up to promises to build more girls' schools despite attacks by militants opposed to female education.

UK's Tetley reveals tea suppliers in push for slave-free sourcing

02 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tetley, the world's second biggest tea company, has released a list of its suppliers, including those in India, to boost transparency in its supply chain, the British firm's owner Tata Global Beverages said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-UK's Tetley reveals tea suppliers in push for slave-free sourcing

02 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI, Nov 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tetley, the world's second biggest tea company, has released a list of its suppliers, including those in India, to boost transparency in its supply chain, the British firm's owner Tata Global Beverages said on Friday.

UK's Tetley reveals tea suppliers in push for slave-free sourcing

02 Nov 2018

NEW DELHI, Nov 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Tetley, the world's second biggest tea company, has released a list of its suppliers, including those in India, to boost transparency in its supply chain, the British firm's owner Tata Global Beverages said on Friday.

Feature: Go fish! Minnow 'nutrient bombs' deployed to end malnutrition

18 Oct 2018

OU KRALANH, Cambodia/TOLAKCHUIN, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Phally Chhiv placed a pot of simmering soup filled with fish and greens on a wooden platform outside her one-room home in northwestern Cambodia - using nutrient-packed minnows that experts hope can help to end global hunger.

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