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Latest update : 2017-01-13

Is India's digital revolution disconnected from reality?

In November 2016, India's government shocked the country when it announced that a massive 85% of banknotes were no longer legal tender. The move, championed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, aimed to stamp out corruption and the black market. More recently, Modi addressed the nation once again, exposing his vision of a "digital India" and prompting people to download a virtual wallet for cashless transactions. But is this revolution too much too soon for the average Indian?

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Elom Marcel Toble.

By Claire BURGAIN , Yannis GRANIER

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2018-07-13 Middle East

How sports therapy is helping wounded Syrians

In the northern Syrian city of Idlib, where many civilians have fled amid the ongoing bloodshed, one physical therapist with his team of volunteers is using football to treat...

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2018-07-12 Shirli SITBON

Paris synagogue bombing case remains unsolved, 38 years on

On October 3, 1980, a bomb exploded in front of a Paris synagogue, killing four people and injuring dozens more. The attack sent shockwaves across the country. The sole suspect -...

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2018-07-11 Europe

Video: Humanitarian corridor to Italy brings hope to Eritrean refugees

Amid the hardline approach to immigration from Italy's new government, we look at one initiative giving refugees safe and legal passage to Europe. A group of Italian NGOS have...

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2018-07-10 FRANCE 2

Is autism becoming an asset in the workplace?

In California, companies are recruiting more and more people with autism, particularly those with Asperger syndrome. Their specific skills are increasingly sought after in...

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2018-07-09 Access Asia

Parallel justice: How India's traditional councils are failing women

In India, traditional councils made up of village elders - known as Panchayats - have no judicial power but wield immense influence in local communities. Their role is being...

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