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Explained: What's happening on the Poland-Belarus border and who orchestrated the migrant crisis?
World

Explained: What's happening on the Poland-Belarus border and who orchestrated the migrant crisis?

It appears to be an orchestrated crisis, created by Aleksandr Lukashenko, Belarus's autocratic ruler, to cause trouble for the European Union in retaliation for a series of sanctions against his government. Lukashenko, however, denied the allegation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend G20 Extraordinary Leaders' Summit on Afghanistan virtually tomorrow
India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend G20 Extraordinary Leaders' Summit on Afghanistan virtually tomorrow

The agenda of the summit will include a discussion on response to humanitarian needs, security and the fight against terrorism and human rights in Afghanistan

Democrats dealt blow after Senate parliamentarian rules against immigration reform in $3.5 trillion Budget Reconciliation Bill
World

Democrats dealt blow after Senate parliamentarian rules against immigration reform in $3.5 trillion Budget Reconciliation Bill

The decision by Elizabeth MacDonough, the Senate’s nonpartisan interpreter of its often enigmatic rules, is a damaging and disheartening setback for President Joe Biden.

Adverse effects of climate change will push 216 million people to migrate by 2050: World Bank report
World

Adverse effects of climate change will push 216 million people to migrate by 2050: World Bank report

The true toll could be far higher and could have significant implications for host countries, which are often unprepared to cope with the influx of new migrants.

Syria still unsafe, says Amnesty International as pressure mounts on refugees to return home
World

Syria still unsafe, says Amnesty International as pressure mounts on refugees to return home

In the report “You’re going to your death,” the rights group said many Syrian refugees who returned home have been subjected to detention and torture by Syrian security forces

Whale pod breaks migration pattern, scientists believe it's an effect of climate change
science

Whale pod breaks migration pattern, scientists believe it's an effect of climate change

Another explanation is "predator avoidance," with the bowheads steering clear of orca whales.

Genetic sequencing reveals previously unknown human migration into Europe
science

Genetic sequencing reveals previously unknown human migration into Europe

The study also found that intermixing with Neanderthals in that period was more common than previously thought.

Warming climate is driving marine animals from the equator to the poles
science

Warming climate is driving marine animals from the equator to the poles

Poleward migration was more pronounced north of the equator, where oceans have warmed more quickly than in the south.

'We are living and not living': In war-torn Syria, uprising birthplace seethes 10 years on
World

'We are living and not living': In war-torn Syria, uprising birthplace seethes 10 years on

In March 2011, Daraa became the first to explode against the rule of President Bashar Assad.

Dogs migrated to America along with early human settlers 10,000 years ago
science

Dogs migrated to America along with early human settlers 10,000 years ago

The femur of a dog showed that it shared a genetic lineage with American dogs that lived before the arrival of European breeds.

MNREGA coverage expanded during lockdown, but safety net inadequate for districts that need it the most
India

MNREGA coverage expanded during lockdown, but safety net inadequate for districts that need it the most

The MNREGA will continue to be a lifeline for many wage workers, especially in districts where migrants have returned in large numbers

In Sebastiao Salgado's photography, a piercing reflection on the pathos of climate change, migration
Arts & Culture

In Sebastiao Salgado's photography, a piercing reflection on the pathos of climate change, migration

Intensely political yet captivating, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado’s body of work examines the beauty and brutality of the human condition. More recently, his photographs serve as an ode to the planet — an optimistic view of what we must save and celebrate.

Genome analysis of Africans shed light on ancient migrations, modern susceptibility, disease resistance
science

Genome analysis of Africans shed light on ancient migrations, modern susceptibility, disease resistance

This new research is an attempt to address an imbalance in the genetic data available worldwide, most of which comes from people of European ancestry.

Family Albums From Ladakh: Nostalgia and memory converge in a rare examination of the 'Ladakhi' identity
Lifestyle

Family Albums From Ladakh: Nostalgia and memory converge in a rare examination of the 'Ladakhi' identity

Family Albums From Ladakh by Ladakh Arts and Media Organisation (LAMO) focuses on how representations of the region changed with the arrival of photography.

KEC International to speed up mechanisation, automation to compensate for COVID-induced labour shortage
Business

KEC International to speed up mechanisation, automation to compensate for COVID-induced labour shortage

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown prompted millions of jobless migrant workers to flee cities and return to their home towns.

Where do we go from here? India should consider self registration, inter-state welfare schemes for migrant workers' social security
India

Where do we go from here? India should consider self registration, inter-state welfare schemes for migrant workers' social security

The ongoing migrant workers crisis has amplified the need for a universal and comprehensive social security regime for all workers in the informal sector

Urban India didn't care about migrant workers till 26 March, only cares now because it's lost their services: P Sainath
India

Urban India didn't care about migrant workers till 26 March, only cares now because it's lost their services: P Sainath

P Sainath, founder of People's Archive of Rural India (PARI) and Ramon Magsaysay Award recipient, has chronicled the migrant condition for several decades. In an interview, he details the current situation of workers, and the possible way forward

Lockdown Impact: World Bank says remittances to India likely to decline by 23% in 2020 due to COVID-19
Business

Lockdown Impact: World Bank says remittances to India likely to decline by 23% in 2020 due to COVID-19

Globally remittances are projected to decline sharply by about 20 percent this year due to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Invisibility of circular migrants in host states is at the heart of their exodus from urban centres
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Invisibility of circular migrants in host states is at the heart of their exodus from urban centres

Since the start of the coronavirus crisis, many issues have begun to emerge from their dormant existence and unfold dramatically to capture the public's mind

Coronavirus pandemic puts brakes on Gulf economies; stranded Indian workers fear contracting infection, loss of livelihoods
India

Coronavirus pandemic puts brakes on Gulf economies; stranded Indian workers fear contracting infection, loss of livelihoods

The coronavirus pandemic is a testing time for Indians who migrated abroad in search of work, particularly in the Gulf.