Edition:
India

Anuradha Nagaraj

Rising heat scorches recovery efforts in cyclone-hit Indian state

20 May 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From the safety of a relative's house, Mohammed Tazmul Hussein watched coconut trees crashing onto the roof of his home as Cyclone Fani barrelled into eastern India.

India rescues bonded workers after voting awareness campaigners raise alarm

03 May 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Authorities in south India rescued dozens of bonded laborers from a farm on Friday after a tip-off from awareness campaigners that they had been banned from voting in a national election.

Searching for superpowers? Chefs look to forgotten ingredients

01 May 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO/NEW DELHI/YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On three continents, three women have taken three different paths to find healthy and tasty solutions to one of the world's greatest health crises - poor nutrition.

FEATURE-Searching for superpowers? Chefs look to forgotten ingredients

01 May 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO/NEW DELHI/YAOUNDE, May 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - O n three continents, three women have taken three different paths to find healthy and tasty solutions to one of the world's greatest health crises - poor nutrition.

Thousands of Indian factories under scrutiny over 'miserable' conditions

29 Apr 2019

CHENNAI, India, April 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A southern Indian state is inspecting more than 7,000 garment factories and spinning mills after the national human rights watchdog raised concerns over "miserable" working conditions.

Stop the music! Indians shun trafficked dance troupes at weddings

18 Apr 2019

BETTIAH, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Girija Devi's daughter got married, the "orchestra" did not play. Going against Indian tradition, Devi's family decided that they would not entertain their guests with music and dancing.

First female boss vows to shake up Bangladesh's fashion factories

09 Apr 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The first woman to head one of Bangladesh's biggest garment associations said on Tuesday she would boost female leadership as most factory workers were women, amid scrutiny over safety.

First female boss vows to shake up Bangladesh's fashion factories

09 Apr 2019

CHENNAI, India, April 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The first woman to head one of Bangladesh's biggest garment associations said on Tuesday she would boost female leadership as most factory workers were women, amid scrutiny over safety.

Stitching for success - the cheap labour fuelling India's election campaign

05 Apr 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For up to 14 hours a day, Nagaraj Nataraj and his wife and daughter hunch over sewing machines, churning out flags for the parties vying for votes in India's upcoming general election.

Protests erupt after sexual assault videos go viral in India

14 Mar 2019

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A wave of student protests rocked India's southern state of Tamil Nadu on Thursday after a number of videos showing sexual assaults on college girls were posted online.

World News