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Fashion designer Eli Gold unveils colourful African prints to embrace migration

At an event in Johannesburg to celebrate Africa Day, Rwandan-born fashion designer and visual artist Eli Gold who is also known as Nyambo MasaMara, showed off his collection of colourful African prints called 'Migration Is Beautiful, Destroy All Borders', which is a call to embrace migration
Rwandan-born fashion designer and visual artist Eli Gold sits amongst his designs at his studio in Cape Town, South Africa, May 12 ,2021. Picture taken May 12 ,2021. (REUTERS/Mike Hutchings)
Rwandan-born fashion designer and visual artist Eli Gold sits amongst his designs at his studio in Cape Town, South Africa, May 12 ,2021. Picture taken May 12 ,2021. (REUTERS/Mike Hutchings)
Updated on May 27, 2021 10:24 AM IST
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Covid-19 effect: UN report finds global migrants fell by 2 million by mid-2020

India topped the list of countries with the largest diasporas in 2020, with 18 million Indians living abroad.
According to the report, the United States continued to top the destination list with 51 million international migrants in 2020, representing 18% of the global total. In picture - Travelers at Newark International Airport in Newark, New Jersey.(AFP)
According to the report, the United States continued to top the destination list with 51 million international migrants in 2020, representing 18% of the global total. In picture - Travelers at Newark International Airport in Newark, New Jersey.(AFP)
Published on Jan 16, 2021 02:43 PM IST
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Crisscrossing migration puts India at high risk, say experts

An outbreak of avian influenza has gripped four states, but it poses little risk to humans at this stage, the officials said, as the Union government put all states on alert to stop its spread and economic impact.
Several streams of flight paths of migratory birds crisscross the country’s skies. India is also a terminal destination for many such streams, making it a biological hot spot for bird disease, according to Sobhit Pal of the Bombay Natural History Society.(AFP)
Several streams of flight paths of migratory birds crisscross the country’s skies. India is also a terminal destination for many such streams, making it a biological hot spot for bird disease, according to Sobhit Pal of the Bombay Natural History Society.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 02:12 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByZia Haq

‘No option left’: Labourers from Bundelkhand on the move again for jobs

The migration is reported to have increased post-Diwali.
The Madhya Pradesh government claims to have undertaken a number of measures to provide jobs to the labourers. (HT Photo)
The Madhya Pradesh government claims to have undertaken a number of measures to provide jobs to the labourers. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 01:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Sagar | ByAnupam Pateriya

Canada’s population sees record low growth due to sharp decline in migration

A key highlight of the trend is that the number of Indians arriving in Canada as permanent residents (PRs) this year is set to number less than half the total for 2019
People walk along a street in Montreal, Canada.(AP)
People walk along a street in Montreal, Canada.(AP)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 11:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Toronto | ByAnirudh Bhattacharyya

Suffering from hallucinations can be halved by improved early psychosis detection system: Study

Study reveals that delusions or suffering from hallucinations that causes migration and social stress, trauma or substance abuse can be halved through new data mining methods that can potentially detect most people who are at risk of developing psychosis.
Suffering from hallucinations can be halved by early psychosis detection(Twitter/ErikMessamoreMD)
Suffering from hallucinations can be halved by early psychosis detection(Twitter/ErikMessamoreMD)
Updated on Sep 14, 2020 04:46 PM IST
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Washington D.C. [USA] | ByAsian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz

Guest column: Partition, Covid-19 and a tale of two migrations

During the Partition migration the idea of India was still in its infancy. The common people exhibited great compassion while lending a helping hand to alleviate the sufferings of the victims of the communal holocaust
The second wave: Migrants at Ghazipur near Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border waiting to board special buses arranged by the UP govt for their home towns and villages after the Covid-19 outbreak.(ANI)
The second wave: Migrants at Ghazipur near Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border waiting to board special buses arranged by the UP govt for their home towns and villages after the Covid-19 outbreak.(ANI)
Updated on Aug 08, 2020 09:12 PM IST
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ByCol HP Singh

How migration threatens the Hindutva project | Opinion

Subaltern castes supported the BJP in the hope of upward mobility. That dream looks increasingly elusive
The socioeconomic mobility of the subaltern depends on two factors: Access to education and government jobs and migration from rural to urban centres for employment(AP)
The socioeconomic mobility of the subaltern depends on two factors: Access to education and government jobs and migration from rural to urban centres for employment(AP)
Updated on Jul 06, 2020 07:20 PM IST
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ByAbhinav Prakash Singh

Pandemic teaches a tragic lesson in migration

Migration is an old phenomenon in India, but exploded as growth soared with liberalisation in 1991, birthing a paradox: Booming cities needed cheap labour but the high cost of living was far beyond what migrant workers could afford.
Migrant workers in Delhi walk back to their villages in Uttar Pradesh in March.(Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)
Migrant workers in Delhi walk back to their villages in Uttar Pradesh in March.(Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2020 07:42 PM IST
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ByDebabrata Mohanty and Dhrubo Jyoti

Maharashtra’s ‘alarming’ surge in Covid-19 cases due to relaxations, migration: Experts

Cases in India’s worst-affected state rose from 59,546 on May 28 to 164,626 on June 28, with the state recording five record one-day spikes
In the past week, until June 27, Maharashtra recorded more than 4,400 new cases a day on an average, compared to 3,400 the week before that.(ANI)
In the past week, until June 27, Maharashtra recorded more than 4,400 new cases a day on an average, compared to 3,400 the week before that.(ANI)
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 11:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai/Delhi | ByRupsa Chakraborty and Jamie Mullick

‘Unassigned’ Covid-19 cases increase as interstate migration picks up

Delays can also happen due to verification needed after samples are sent to laboratories, officials said. This happens when markings on the vial don’t have the necessary information printed to establish the identity or case history of a person.
A view inside a DTC bus with people seated while observing social distancing in New Delhi on Thursday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
A view inside a DTC bus with people seated while observing social distancing in New Delhi on Thursday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on May 29, 2020 09:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Migration has to be stopped: Govt to SC amid Covid-19 spread fears

The lockdown sparked an exodus of tens of thousands of migrant workers, mainly daily wagers who lost their livelihoods, from the cities to their homes.
The exodus of migrant workers from the cities to their hometowns will have to be stopped, the centre told Supreme Court.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
The exodus of migrant workers from the cities to their hometowns will have to be stopped, the centre told Supreme Court.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 30, 2020 05:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByMurali Krishnan, New Delhi

The migration to Mastodon

Twitter’s policies have created toxicity. An alternative gets life
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Published on Nov 15, 2019 07:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

At least 13 dead in migrant boat capsizing off Italian island of Lampedusa

Twenty-two migrants were rescued from the sea, and 13 bodies were recovered — two immediately, and 11 during a subsequent search operation. The coast guard said all of the recovered bodies were of women.
Rescue personnel carry a stretcher off a rescue vessel, after a ship carrying some 50 migrants began taking on water off the coast of Lampedusa, Italy October 7, 2019.(REUTERS)
Rescue personnel carry a stretcher off a rescue vessel, after a ship carrying some 50 migrants began taking on water off the coast of Lampedusa, Italy October 7, 2019.(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 07, 2019 09:36 PM IST
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Hong Kongers troubled by unrest look for new homes abroad

Authorities in Malaysia, Australia and Taiwan have reported spikes in migration enquiries, and property agents from Melbourne to Vancouver say their phones are running hot.
Migration agents say, middle-class families are checking out cheaper alternatives.(Bloomberg photo)
Migration agents say, middle-class families are checking out cheaper alternatives.(Bloomberg photo)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 04:39 PM IST
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Hong Kong | ByReuters

From one place to another: What you need to know about inter-state migration in India

About 30% of inter-state migration in the country happens due to employment related reasons, and as a result the contribution of migrant workers to the country’s economy remains at an all time high.
Representational image.(HT)
Representational image.(HT)
Published on Sep 09, 2019 01:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

What the 2011 census data on migration tells us

Most women migrate due to marriage, and distance is a critical factor in determining the gender gap in migration for work and education.
The number of interstate migrants in Delhi and Mumbai (Mumbai and Mumbai suburban districts) in 2011 was 9.9 million, or one-third of the total population of 29.2 million in these cities.(HT Photo)
The number of interstate migrants in Delhi and Mumbai (Mumbai and Mumbai suburban districts) in 2011 was 9.9 million, or one-third of the total population of 29.2 million in these cities.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 26, 2019 04:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAbhishek Jha and Vijdan Mohammad Kawoosa

Creating a new welfare paradigm for migrants

PDS portability will help them, but education, health, voting must follow
Migration is fuelled by many factors: economic, climate change, civil strife, caste discrimination, and sometimes a combination of aspirations and desperation. Lack of portability of PDS rights mean that these people depend either on their employers or labour contractors for food provisions or purchase expensive food in the open market(AP)
Migration is fuelled by many factors: economic, climate change, civil strife, caste discrimination, and sometimes a combination of aspirations and desperation. Lack of portability of PDS rights mean that these people depend either on their employers or labour contractors for food provisions or purchase expensive food in the open market(AP)
Published on Jul 14, 2019 08:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

‘UP will have to create more jobs to check migration’

With the size of working population is expected to decline in 11 out of the 22 major states during 2031-41 and working population is likely to rise in Uttar Pradesh (UP) in the same period, the state will have to create more jobs and enhance the productivity of youths to check migration.
“If employment is not generated, the migration trend will rise in UP as people will migrate to those states where the working age population is declining.”(Representative image/Shutterstock)
“If employment is not generated, the migration trend will rise in UP as people will migrate to those states where the working age population is declining.”(Representative image/Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 08, 2019 03:22 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | BySaurabh Chauhan, Lucknow

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: In Bihar, farm anger, migration likely to shape outcome in sixth phase

In Bihar, all seats where voting is being held on May 12 in the sixth phase, face an agricultural crisis and widespread migration of the youth.
All seats face an agricultural crisis and widespread migration of the youth.(Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
All seats face an agricultural crisis and widespread migration of the youth.(Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 12, 2019 07:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | ByHT Correspondent

US and Mexico talk amid search for agreement on migration

Mexico has called for increased U.S. investment in Central America to create jobs and make people less likely to leave.
A girl cries as a group of Central American migrants surrender to US Border Patrol agents after jumping over the metal barrier separating Playas de Tijuana in Mexico from the United States.Thousands of Central American migrants, mostly Hondurans, have trekked for over a month in the hopes of reaching the United States.(AFP)
A girl cries as a group of Central American migrants surrender to US Border Patrol agents after jumping over the metal barrier separating Playas de Tijuana in Mexico from the United States.Thousands of Central American migrants, mostly Hondurans, have trekked for over a month in the hopes of reaching the United States.(AFP)
Published on Dec 04, 2018 08:24 AM IST
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Madhya Pradesh assembly elections 2018: Migration in tribal belt upsets poll calculation

Hundreds of poor tribals are migrating to Gujarat every day from Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua and neighbouring Alirajpur districts, casting a shadow on the Assembly elections scheduled on November 28.
Hundreds of poor tribals are migrating to Gujarat every day from Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua and neighbouring Alirajpur districts.(HT File Photo)
Hundreds of poor tribals are migrating to Gujarat every day from Madhya Pradesh’s Jhabua and neighbouring Alirajpur districts.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 19, 2018 06:17 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh) | ByPunya Priya Mitra

RSS reprimands Uttarakhand BJP govt for dealing arrogantly with public, asks it to check migration

The BJP government was also directed to adopt “an innovative approach” to development and marshal all its resources to implement the party’s “vision for development”, which was unveiled in the run-up to the 2017 assembly elections, party insiders said.
At a closed-door “coordination meeting” held on the outskirts of Dehradun, the RSS, the ideological mentor of the BJP, also directed the state government to be “watchful” of frequent military intrusions into Indian territory from China and civilian infiltrations from Nepal, a Sangh insider said.(AFP/Picture for representation)
At a closed-door “coordination meeting” held on the outskirts of Dehradun, the RSS, the ideological mentor of the BJP, also directed the state government to be “watchful” of frequent military intrusions into Indian territory from China and civilian infiltrations from Nepal, a Sangh insider said.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Published on Aug 24, 2018 01:00 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByDeep Joshi, Dehradun

Australian politician calls for a ‘final solution’ to ban Muslim migration

Australian senator Fraser Anning called for migration numbers to be slashed, and a ban on Muslims, justifying his call by saying they had “consistently shown to be the least able to assimilate and integrate”.
Australian senator Fraser Anning sits in the chamber during a session at Parliament House in Canberra on August 15, 2018.(AP Photo)
Australian senator Fraser Anning sits in the chamber during a session at Parliament House in Canberra on August 15, 2018.(AP Photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2018 12:32 AM IST
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Sydney(Australia) | ByReuters

World Population Day: Family planning, migration and India’s changing demographics

Falling fertility and ageing populations in developed states will create huge employment gaps that will be filled by migrants from underdeveloped north
As fertility and populations get smaller in regions where education, employment and living standards are higher, people from less developed states will migrate there looking for employment and opportunity.(Getty Images)
As fertility and populations get smaller in regions where education, employment and living standards are higher, people from less developed states will migrate there looking for employment and opportunity.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 11, 2018 09:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySanchita Sharma

Internet facilities in U’khand’s border villages to boost tourism, curb forced migration

To give a boost to high-end tourism in the scenic spots dotting Uttarakhand’s hilly landscape, the government will soon launch a scheme, under which 128 trekking routes and nearby mountain villages will be provided internet connectivity
Of the six districts where the project will be launched, four are along India’s international borders with China and Nepal.(Getty Images)
Of the six districts where the project will be launched, four are along India’s international borders with China and Nepal.(Getty Images)
Published on May 20, 2018 10:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDeep Joshi

ITBP to launch schemes to check forced migration in Uttarakhand

Aiming to check forced migration from border villages in Uttarakhand, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police that guards the Indo-China border will soon launch a “slew of schemes” to boost the locals’ income and curb forced migration
ITBP also plans to boost income of locals by giving a fillip to tourism activity.(Photo courtesy: ITBP)
ITBP also plans to boost income of locals by giving a fillip to tourism activity.(Photo courtesy: ITBP)
Published on May 14, 2018 10:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDeep Joshi

Uttarakhand turns to culinary tourism to check migration

Aiming to give a boost to culinary tourism in Uttarakhand, the government will soon launch a scheme under which all “delicious ethnic pahari cuisines” will be popularised among tourists visiting the Himalayan state
Garhwali thali.(Laxman Rawat/HT Photo)
Garhwali thali.(Laxman Rawat/HT Photo)
Published on May 12, 2018 10:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDeep Joshi

A brief history of migration

Harvard geneticist David Reich uses the genome as a prism for understanding our history as a species and detecting remnants inherited by modern humans.
(Wikimedia Commons)
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Updated on May 06, 2018 09:23 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySanchita Sharma

In homestay policy, Uttarakhand eyes jobs in hills to check forced migration

With an aim to check forced migration from the hills and rural-urban migration, the Uttarakhand government has introduced a homestay policy under which tourism-based self-employment will be encouraged in rural areas
Tourism minister Satpal Maharaj says the new homestay policy will go a long way in developing Uttarakhand as a tourism state.(HT Photo)
Tourism minister Satpal Maharaj says the new homestay policy will go a long way in developing Uttarakhand as a tourism state.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 22, 2018 10:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDeep Joshi
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