December 01 - December 15, 2011 | Centre for Science and Environment

December 01 - December 15, 2011



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Student News Stories

List of participants    

Mr. Rajil Menon
Former Down To Earth magazine correspondent, Mumbai, India,

Ms. Liva Shrestha
EWB Nepal Board,
Kathmandu, Nepal,

Mr. Adithya Pradyumna
Policy Research
Assistant at Centre for Public Health and Equity, Bangalore, India,

Mr. Rathindra Kuruwita
Deputy News Editor LAKBIMANEWS,
Colombo, Sri Lanka,

Ms. Sonia Bhaskar
VP (Programming)
NDTV, New Delhi

Mr. Ifham Nizam
Journalist, The Island newspaper, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Mr. Ali Reja Osmani
Practicing advocate District Court Cachar, Assam, India.

Ms. Yangchen C Rinzin
Journalist with Kuensel Corporation
Limited, Thimphu, Bhutan.


Ms. Shivangi Narayan
Pursuing MA (Sociology), JNU
New Delhi, India,

Ms. Anjali Mathai
The American University of Paris
Global Communications
New Delhi, India.

Mr. Zahid Gishkori
Staff Correspondent,
The Express Tribune
Publishing Partner of International Herald Tribune, Islamabad, Pakistan

Mr. Dhruba Raj Sapkota
Radio Journalist, Kathmandu,

Mr. Anil Sthapit
Coordinator 'Communicating water and sanitation issues with Media' in association with UN Habitat, Kathmandu, Nepal,

Mr. Sudharson Thapaliya
Director, video documentary
Reporter, Republica Daily,
Kathmandu, Nepal,

Ms. Swechhya Singh
Research & communication officer
CIUD, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Ms. Meena Ahmad 
The News International, Karachi, 





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