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Villagers in India's Himalayan landscape grapple with tourism boom

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 17,2016

By Cathal McNaughton LEH, India (Reuters) - Villagers nestled high in the Indian Himalayas are grappling with lifestyle changes in the world's fastest-growing major economy that are eroding their age-old Buddhist culture but opening up new

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Why is voter turnout so low in the US?

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 07,2016

Pbs Why is voter turnout so low in the US? In recent history, participation in the U.S. has peaked during presidential elections, when the last several decades show about 55 to 60 percent of the eligible electorate will vote. But those numbers

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Eminem tour 2017: Summer Sessions, Leeds & Reading festival tickets and dates

person Orange Themes access_time Mar 10,2017

Eminem tour 2017: Summer Sessions, Leeds & Reading festival tickets and dates Summer Sessions: Date: August 24th, 5pm. Location: Bellahouston Park, Paisley Rd W, Glasgow GB41 Ticket price: £64.90 including booking fee. Where to buy: Ticketmaster.

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