Monthly Archives: July 2008

I Myself am Heav’n and Hell :: Omar Khayyam

I found this couplet from Omar Khayyam particularly beautiful and in line with mysticism in nearly all the world’s religions. To create a better world, and find a new spirituality for us, this is a better pursuit rather as opposed … Continue reading

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Kerala student Jose Lawrence claims world record in memorising

Kerala schoolkid claims world record in memorising By Ashraf Padanna in Thiruvananthapuram KERALA SCHOOLBOY Jose Lawrence can memorise up to 250 words within a few minutes and recollect them in the same order, without making a mistake. Lawrence, a Class … Continue reading

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Free Muslims Coalition :: a new way forward for muslims

I came across this very good website about Free and moderate Muslims working globally towards creation of a secular and democratic middle east, including Saudi Arabia. Their website is: http://www.freemuslims.org/. I quote several positions from their website which are very … Continue reading

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A “Just” Third Way for economics and business

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Indian Heenal Raichura is UK’s youngest doc, at 22 years

At 22 years, Indian is UK’s youngest doc London: At the age of 22, India-origin Heenal Raichura has qualified to become Britain’s youngest doctor and is all set to practise medicine. Daughter of Nalin and Shobhna Raichura, Heenal was accepted … Continue reading

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Parsis: Hope at last to increase numbers

UN project gives Parsis hope of swelling numbers Ketan Tanna | TNN Mumbai: It was a casual request from Bombay Parsi Punchayat chief Minoo Shroff that resulted in gynaecologist Anahita Pandole taking on the assignment of helping Parsi couples battling … Continue reading

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Jesus with beer and cigarettes in church journal sparks row

It is obvious that there has been a slip up. The church has apologised and that should end the matter. But will it? IN BAD TASTE? Jesus with beer and cigarettes in church journal sparks row TIMES NEWS NETWORK Thiruvananthapuram: … Continue reading

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Child sold by a desperate mother

Boy sold for dad’s last rites Woman sells infant to childless couple for Rs 10,000 to pay for ‘shraadh’ By Giridhar Jha in Patna IT WAS a classic tale of poverty, ritualism and desperation. The tragedy was it was areal- … Continue reading

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DDA to cut 1000 trees in Chitaranjan Park in Delhi

Locals say DDA sports facility to cost 1,000 trees By Mausam Sharma in New Delhi THE RESIDENTS of NRI Complex colony near Jahanpannah Club are locking horns with the Delhi Development Authority, which is constructing a sports complex in DDA- … Continue reading

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Kerala Temples: Holiday Rush: Waiting for Darshan

Kerala Temples: Holiday Rush: Waiting for Darshan Waiting for Darshan can be up to 4 hours in major temples like Guruvayoor. Please make programs accordingly. Holiday Season Summer when the schools and colleges are closed. Dusserah: when schools may close … Continue reading

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