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About Subir Ghosh
Subir GhoshSubir Ghosh is a Bangalore-based independent journalist-writer-researcher who writes about conflict, ethnicities, wildlife, human rights, women, poverty, media, and cinema. He is the author of one book, and has co-authored two with others. He started out his career in sales, before switching over to journalism in 1991. His first job as a journalist was with the Press Trust of India (PTI) in Kolkata. He joined The Telegraph daily in 1994, where he developed a keen interest in Northeast affairs. He shifted base to New Delhi in mid-1998, and handled publications and communications for a number of organisations. Subir's last stint with the mainstream media was with the Bangalore edition of DNA newspaper. MORE »
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Random Items: Cinema
October 2, 2011 | Flashback: World cinema’s first superstar – the woman who refused to pay: A little more than a 100 years ago, a 20-year-old girl who barely knew the facts of life, accidentally became pregnant. At the turn of the 20th century when the very idea of single mothers would have... Continue reading Flashback: World cinema’s first superstar – the woman who refused to pay
Random Items: Environment
May 16, 2012 | Himalayas: Up there it’s getting warmer, faster: The Himalayas are warming more rapidly than the rest of the globe. Researchers have found that the average annual mean temperature during the 25-year period from 1982 to 2006 increased by 1.5°C,... Continue reading Himalayas: Up there it’s getting warmer, faster
Random Items: Northeast
September 1, 2010 | I feel betrayed by the Indian government, says Muivah on Manipur visit: For a man on a mission of reaching out to his people, the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN) general secretary has been a busy man. The backdrop of talks with the Indian government makes... Continue reading I feel betrayed by the Indian government, says Muivah on Manipur visit
 
Random Items: People
January 31, 2011 | One year after extinction of Bo, Andamans put the Jarawa in danger: One year after the death of the last member of the Bo tribe of the Andaman Islands, Survival International has warned that the neighbouring Jarawa tribe is also in danger. Boa Sr, the last of the Bo,... Continue reading One year after extinction of Bo, Andamans put the Jarawa in danger
Random Items: Wildlife
October 2, 2011 | India’s shores danger zone for 45% of threatened turtles: Almost half (45 per cent) of the world’s threatened sea turtle populations are found in the northern Indian Ocean. The study by top sea turtle experts have also determined that the most significant... Continue reading India’s shores danger zone for 45% of threatened turtles
Random Items: Women
May 20, 2011 | Kashmiri mothers’ never-ending search for their sons: It’s difficult for a journalist visiting Kashmir to return without meeting her. For, hers is one face of resilience in the 22-year Kashmir conflict. The unlettered Parveena Ahangar has been the... Continue reading Kashmiri mothers’ never-ending search for their sons