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India plans to spend $6 billion on creating new forests

India plans to spend $6 billion on creating new forests | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Narendra Modi government plans to spend a staggering $6.2 billion (Rs41,000 crore) to increase India's green cover. The bill—called the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2015—has already been passed by lawmakers in India's lower house this week. The aim of this project is to increase India's forest cover from 21.34% of the total land to 33%. The bill i
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[MUST READ] 50+ Coworking Spaces in India for Startups & Small Businesses

[MUST READ] 50+ Coworking Spaces in India for Startups & Small Businesses | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Here's a list of all the coworking spaces in India. It features shared office spaces from Mumbai along other coworking spaces in India.
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2016 Robert Steele: The Ultimate Hack – Resilient Villages, Smart Cities, Prosperous Nations at Peace — and Unlimited Clean Water

2016 Robert Steele: The Ultimate Hack – Resilient Villages, Smart Cities, Prosperous Nations at Peace — and Unlimited Clean Water | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This briefing has been prepared for the BRICS + Indonesia and Iran — and other nations such as Brunei, Malaysia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) — as a means of fostering a conversat…
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Indian startups will lead the 'Global Sharing Economy' in 2016 | ET Retail

Indian startups will lead the 'Global Sharing Economy' in 2016 | ET Retail | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The sharing or renting economy is rapidly establishing itself as a disruptive new framework in the wake of the extreme consumerism that was led by e-commerce and mobile-commerce companies.

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“The Future Of India As A Democratic Country Is At Risk” | Pranay Sharma | Sep 14,2015

“The Future Of India As A Democratic Country Is At Risk” | Pranay Sharma | Sep 14,2015 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Professor emeritus of law at Princeton University, Richard A. Falk, on why he’s a signatory to the petition against Modi.
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Hackathon in India to Focus on Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology - NEWSBTC - newsBTC

Hackathon in India to Focus on Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology - NEWSBTC - newsBTC | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The first hackathon to be held in India will reportedly focus on bitcoin and blockchain technology.
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Greenpeace says India office may shut down in a month - BBC News

Greenpeace says India office may shut down in a month - BBC News | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Environmental group Greenpeace says it may be forced to shut down in India in a month because the government has frozen its bank accounts.
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Here's why Facebook's Internet.org is crumbling in India

Here's why Facebook's Internet.org is crumbling in India | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A group of Internet companies have withdrawn support from Internet.org, the buzzy Facebook-backed service that aims to bring people in developing countries online, following a backlash in India over net neutrality.
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An Indian Teacher on Education

Open Knowledge Versus Paywalled Journals: The Trend Forward For Developing Nations Like India

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A Demand For Net Neutrality Roils India, Campaign Reaches Crescendo - Forbes

A Demand For Net Neutrality Roils India, Campaign Reaches Crescendo - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
In an unparalleled, passionate campaign, India’s internet users have sent nearly 400,000 emails in the past three days asking the country’s telecom regulator to safeguard internet neutrality.
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Uber Launches Auto Rickshaw Service In India, Allows Cash Payments For First Time

Uber Launches Auto Rickshaw Service In India, Allows Cash Payments For First Time | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 India’s taxi app hailing war is heating up. This morning, details of Ola’s latest $310 million funding round surfaced, and just hours later, Uber has introduced its first service that allows cash payments in the country.
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India’s “Water Gandhi” harvests rainwater to transform dust bowls into lush agricultural areas

India’s “Water Gandhi” harvests rainwater to transform dust bowls into lush agricultural areas | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Rajendra Singh has received the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize for the rainwater harvesting initiatives that he has implemented in drought-stricken areas of India.
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LSE Cities Priya Shankar writes piece for openDemocracy

Priya Shankar’s piece, The carnival of the ‘common man’, looks at the Indian government’s  national ‘smart cities’ agenda in the context of whether this can best serve the needs and improve living conditions for ordinary people.
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Fighting peasants while fuelling bigots

Fighting peasants while fuelling bigots | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
These past two weeks, the airwaves and print media have been saturated with news regarding the Panama Papers and the ongoing operation in Southern Punjab. The
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India Together: The seeds of revolution: Ashish Kothari - 30 October 2015

India Together: The seeds of revolution: Ashish Kothari - 30 October 2015 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Deccan Development Society (DDS) is transforming the lives of villagers of Zaheerhabad, Telangana. Ashish Kothari visited the place recently and writes about how DDS is successfully working with Dalit farmers towards ecologically sustainable farming, women empowerment and community-led communications.
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Hundreds Of Women Around India Are Sleeping In Parks To Reclaim Public Spaces

Hundreds Of Women Around India Are Sleeping In Parks To Reclaim Public Spaces | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The project aims to create an environment of and by women, who are unlearning warnings. The participants, also known as 'Action Heroes',...
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Indian Startups Will Lead the 'Global Sharing Economy' in 2016

Indian Startups Will Lead the 'Global Sharing Economy' in 2016 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

BANGALORE: The sharing or renting economy is rapidly establishing itself as a disruptive new framework in the wake of the extreme consumerism that was led by e-...

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Documenting India's Villages Before They Vanish

Documenting India's Villages Before They Vanish | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The country's greatest chronicler of rural life embarks on a mission to digitize, well, everything.
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Making Co-op Principles contemporary - Indian Cooperative

Making Co-op Principles contemporary - Indian Cooperative | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Seven Cooperative Principles all cooperatives swear by globally and which came in handy to the Supreme Court of India in disposing an important case of
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Net neutrality: Net activism packs a punch - Times of India

Net neutrality: Net activism packs a punch - Times of India | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A few months ago, not many had heard of net neutrality. But a combination of humour, solid research and a practical game plan turned a nerdy cause into an online movement.
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Net Neutrality Argument Grows Louder in India, Internet.org Hit

Net Neutrality Argument Grows Louder in India, Internet.org Hit | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A group of India's leading technology and Internet firms has pulled out of Facebook's flagship effort to get billions more people online.
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Unocoin, Purse.io to Turn Mechanical Turk into Rupees

Unocoin, Purse.io to Turn Mechanical Turk into Rupees | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
India-based bitcoin exchange Unocoin partners with Purse.io to complete the cycle from Mechanical Turk to Indian rupees.
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Ola, Uber’s Main Rival In India, Refuels Its Tank With $315M In New Funding

Ola, Uber’s Main Rival In India, Refuels Its Tank With $315M In New Funding | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
 Ola, the taxi-calling app that is one of Uber’s biggest competitors in India, has raised $315 million in new funding from DST Global, as well as returning investors Tiger Global, Steadview Capital, and Accel Partners.
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Total 3D Printer Market in India Could Reach $79 Million by 2021

Total 3D Printer Market in India Could Reach $79 Million by 2021 | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
“India 3D Printer Market (2015-2021)” is a report from 6Wresearch covering the 3D printer market, and it’s broken down by technology, application, end uses and region. It’s a report that offers estimates and forecasts...
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J Group Robotics Announces Launch of Dimension Delta 3D Printers in India, Other Expansion Ideas Loom

J Group Robotics Announces Launch of Dimension Delta 3D Printers in India, Other Expansion Ideas Loom | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
While India may not yet be on par with the U.S. and Europe when it comes to 3D design and 3D printing, J Group Robotics, headed by C.E.O. Vaibhav Jariwala, is certainly working ambitiously to...
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