Monthly Archives: March 2008

Tibetans in Himachal

There is an interesting discussion on the issues between the locals and Tibetans in Dharamsala/ McLeodganj at the www.himvani.com promoted Yahoo group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/himvani/message/4001.

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The sacrfice of Tibet: Extraordinary delusions and temporary insanity

The sacrifice of Tibet: Extraordinary delusions and temporary insanity Rajeev Srinivasan :: http://www.rediff.com/news/2008/mar/25rajeev.htm —————————————- March 25, 2008 On November 18 every year, I silently salute the brave souls of C Company, 13th Kumaon Regiment, who in 1962 died practically to … Continue reading

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Teachers intervene stop marriage of 12 years old girl

Teachers intervene stop marriage of 12 years old girl       In Tamil Nadu, in the village of Selliampalayam, a 12 years old girl, a student of class VII was to have been married off to a boy 11 years old, … Continue reading

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Christian Dalits face Intolerance from co religionists

Christian Dalits face Intolerance from co religionists . Casteism supersedes religion    All In the name of the Father Extracts from a report in Mail Today        IT HAS been simmering under the surface for a long time. And despite repeated pleas … Continue reading

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Even cooks can one day be panchayat head

Even cooks can one day be panchayat head       KALAIVANI works as a cook in a school. But this is not her only job. The middleaged woman also doubles up as the Panchayat President of her Keezhkuppam village in the … Continue reading

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Muslims Nations: Defame Islam, Get Sued?

Muslims Nations: Defame Islam, Get Sued?  By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI          Associated Press WriterDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The Muslim world has created a battle plan to defend its religion from political cartoonists and bigots.Concerned about what they see as a rise … Continue reading

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Seventh Day Adventists :Kerala HC allows separate exam time

           Day Adventists :Kerala HC allows separate exam timefor Christian sect      KOCHI: In a controversial decision, the Kerala high court on Friday asked the state government to fix a separate time for two students of the Seventh Day Adventists, … Continue reading

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Fritjof Capra : a leading light in creating in alternate world

Fritjof Capra is one of my favourite authors and thinkers. This physicist has been a leading light bringing sanity into the dialogue between Science and Spirituality. Here’s an interview of this living genius, in a section called Third Eye in … Continue reading

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From Hizb-e-Islami camp to fighting extremism

This news piece appeared in “The Hindu: http://www.hindu.com/2008/03/09/stories/2008030954700700.htm”, and covers the story of a former terrorist who has turned his gun against the terrorists in Kashmi, with help from the Indian Security Forces. ————————————————— NARKOTE: In these remote hilly hamlets … Continue reading

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The other side of TRUTH

We are told only side of the story most often. The popular and more accepted side of the story. The “other side of Truth” rarely comes to light. This section is dedicated to giving out stories which show the alternate … Continue reading

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