Category: South Asia

18,000 ‘Illegal’ Indians (Punjabis) in Italy’s Latina area’s agriculture sector face exploitation with low wages

Photo- SikhNet By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 2 February 2020: Lakhs of people from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh work as laborers in Punjab, and lakhs of Punjabis continue to migrate to other countries the world over to work often at low wages. A story ‘Clandestine employment of Indians in Italy’ […]

Akash Das’ ‘Wild India’ photos excel

Photos- Supplied. From Rajeev Sharma in New Delhi, India. Akash Das’ photos were disp[layed at the AIFAS Gallery, New Delhi from 17-23 January 2020 along with others. Akashendu Das, popularly known as Akash Das, is a well-known figure in India’s photography scene. He is also the most awarded photographer in […]

Delhi wildlife exhibition presents ”a cohesive big picture of India’s great wilderness’’

Photo: Supplied. By Rajeev Sharma New Delhi, 15 January: For the first time, some of the most well-known camerapersons of India have come together and organized an exhibition on wildlife and the environment. Tiger, of course, plays an important part in our week-long show in Delhi. But we go much […]

Did the Indian government use Israeli spyware to target activists and journalists?

Photo: Peoples Dispatch WhatsApp has filed a case against the NSO Group, the Israeli developer of the Pegasus spyware which can be used to steal information from targets. At least 1,400 people were targeted with this spyware, according to WhatsApp October 31, 2019: Pegasus, spyware devised by the Israel-based NSO […]

India strengthens medical device regulation

Photo: ICIJ By Scilla Alecci NEW DELHI, 21 October: India’s health ministry announced recently its plan to register and regulate all medical devices in the same way as drugs due to concerns over their safety and quality. The government’s decision comes almost a year after the Implant Files investigation by […]