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Umika Pidaparthy
Umika Pidaparthy
Biography

Umika Pidaparthy is an online producer with Al Jazeera English, currently on the Central and South Asia desk. She has covered stories in India, recently on the 2014 elections from the southern state Andhra Pradesh, and in North America. She focuses on technology, science, popular culture and off-beat stories.


Latest posts:

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Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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A groundbreaking study from Johns Hopkins University shows that for big segments of the US population it is.
Critics claim a vaguely worded secrecy law gives the Japanese government sweeping powers.
A new book looks at Himalayan nation's decades of political change and difficult transition from monarchy to democracy.
The Church of Christ built a $200m megachurch while analysts say members vote in a block.
US state is first to issue comprehensive draft regulations for the online currency, but critics say they are onerous.
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