indenture system

Indian arrival in Mauritius through rare documents


March 17th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Mauritians have the opportunity to view rare documents and photographs on the indenture system at an exhibition put up by the National Archives of India ... Read more...

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One of last survivors of indenture system dies in Rotterdam


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) One of the last survivors of the Indian indenture system in the Latin American country of Suriname is no more. Ninety-eight-year-old Goeroepersad Girbaran died in ... Read more...

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A Canadian yoga teacher traces her Indian roots


December 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Shobha Rae had two missions when she came to India from Canada - complete a yoga teachers' training course and seek out her relatives for ... Read more...

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‘Sea of Poppies’ breaks many myths of migrant Indian labour (Book Review)


June 24th, 2008 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
By Shubha Sing Book: "Sea of Poppies"; Author: Amitav Ghosh; Publisher: Penguin Viking; Price: Rs.599.00 The 1800s were a time of enormous social disruption and displacement in large parts of India. Poverty and ... Read more...

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Not a happy homecoming for indentured workers


March 18th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by admin
(Book Review) By Shubha Singh Review of two books: "The First Crossing"; Edited by David Dabydeen, Jonathan Morley, Brinsley Samaroo, Amar Wahab; Publisher: The Derek Walcott Press. "Finding the West Indies in India"; Author: ... Read more...

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