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Pakistan Women’s Skills Find Market in Modern India

A rural artisan, Badli Bai, 50, at the 'Women of India' exhibition showcasing products and handicrafts by women from all over India at Dili Haat market in Delhi, India on Nov. 14, 2014. (Venus Upadhayaya/Epoch Times)
A rural artisan, Badli Bai, 50, at the 'Women of India' exhibition showcasing products and handicrafts by women from all over India at Dili Haat market in Delhi, India on Nov. 14, 2014. (Venus Upadhayaya/Epoch Times)

NEW DELHI—For women who migrated from Pakistan to India during the war of 1971, life turned around when their community craft traditions found a new...




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  • Delhi traffic police launched a Whatsapp helpline on Oct. 16, 2014, for citizens to report traffic rule violations, and one month later said the response has been good. (Roberto Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) shakes hands with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung following an agreement signing in New Delhi on Oct. 28, 2014. Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has sought India's support to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea in a bid to shore up regional alliances as relations have soured with China. (Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, left, listens to Klaus Martin Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, during the opening plenary of India Economic Summit in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. Business leaders, government, civil society and academia representatives from more than 40 countries are participating in the three-day summit, organised by the World Economic Forum in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), according to news reports. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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  • Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar displays a tiger skin before authorities set fire to a stockpile of illegal wildlife parts at the Delhi Zoo in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014. A stockpile of tiger skins, elephant tusks, rhino horns and other illegal animal parts were burned Sunday in an effort to discourage wildlife smuggling in South Asia. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)

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  • The Indian government prepared its first draft policy for Internet-of-Things, an initiative it expects to help shape its proposed 100 smart cities. (Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • An American tourist with the children of an Indian host family during Diwali celebrations on Oct. 23, 2014. (Venus Upadhayaya/Epoch Times)

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