Malaysia among countries faring worst in faith-based discrimination, says global study
In 13 countries around the world, all of them Muslim, people who openly...
Corruption rate in India is double of global average
Kounteya Sinha, TNN - Jul 9, 2013, 05.22 PM IST
LONDON: Corruption in India has reached an all-time high with rates being exactly double of the global prevalence.
Globally, 27% people say they paid bribe when accessing public...
Sikh art is now gaining ground at global auctions
By Shona Adhikari
In one of its most recent art auctions, Christie’s had in its Asian Art section, included a large number of artworks categorised as ‘Sikh...
Jimmy Carter: Women's Plight Perpetuated By World Religions
By BILL BARROW 06/28/13 01:44 PM ET EDT - AP
ATLANTA — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says religious leaders, including those in Christianity and Islam, share the blame for mistreatment of women across the world.
Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill
The NSA's powerful tool for cataloguing data – including figures on US collection http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/08/nsa-boundless-informant-global-datamining
Dalai Lama’s Lessons for New Grads on Global Responsibility and Compassion
Who better to provide inspiration...
How are humans going to become extinct?
By Sean Coughlan
What are the greatest global threats to humanity? Are we on the verge of our own unexpected extinction?
An international team of scientists, mathematicians and philosophers at Oxford...
On Earth Day 2013, a planetary report card on global warming
by Pete Spoots
When Earth Day observances first began in 1970, Cleveland had recently doused a pollutant-fueled fire on...
Coffee and qahwa: How a drink for Arab mystics went global
By John McHugo Author
The Arab world has given birth to many thinkers and many inventions - among them the three-course meal, alcohol and coffee. The best coffee bean is still known as...
Global Sikh Conference highlights challenges affecting Sikh Community
Saturday, April 28, 2012 - 12:45
NEW YORK, USA: The UNITED SIKHS' Fourth Annual Global Sikh Civil and Human Rights Conference held at the United Nations Church Center, this Tuesday on the 24th of April. The...
The Middle Class Goes Global
PARIS – In the twentieth century, the American dream of a middle-class life inspired the world. Now, in the twenty-first, we are moving at high speed toward a world based on a new geography of growth, with millions of people...
English version of Nanak Singh’s classic set for global launch
Will introduce the Father of Punjabi novel to the world audience; translated by the legend's grandson
New Delhi, February 20
The genius of legendary litterateur Nanak Singh will be revealed to vast...
Neuroscience a new front in global warfare, experts say
Reuters Feb 7, 2012 – 3:30 PM ET
An image of the human brain taken through scanning technology
By Kate Kelland
LONDON — Directed energy weapons that use wave beams to cause pain, and electrical brain stimulation that boosts...
SIKHI: The Global Vision That Was...
by I.J. Singh
“Beng ke Bengali, Farang ke farangawali dilli ke dilwali teri agya me chalat hae(n)
Roh ke ruhele magh des ke maghele bir bun si bundele paap punj ke malat hae(n)
Gokha gun gaave Cheen matcheen ke sees niyavae tibatee dhiyae dokh deh ko dalat...
Indian students rank 2nd last in global test
Hemali Chhapia, TNN | Jan 15, 2012, 02.24AM IST
MUMBAI: Across the world, India is seen as an education powerhouse - based largely on the reputation of a few islands of academic excellence such as the IITs. But scratch the glossy surface of our...
Vatican sides with anti-capitalist protesters and attacks global financial system
The Vatican aligned itself with anti-capitalism protesters around the world on Monday when it condemned "the idolatry of the market" and called for a radical shake-up of the global financial system.
Canadian centres brace for ‘occupation' as protest movement goes global
TORONTO— The Canadian Press
Published Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011
The grassroots protest movement that swept across the United States after starting in New York almost a month ago arrives in Canada...
A Global Agenda for Seven Billion
Ban Ki-moon - Secretary-General of the United Nations.
NEW YORK – Late next month, a child will be born – the 7th billion citizen of planet Earth. We will never know the circumstances into which he or she was born. We do know that the...
India ready to play its part to meet global challenges: PM .
Saturday, 24 September 2011 21:03 IANS - United Nations
Calling upon the UN to once again embrace the principles of internationalism to meet global challenges from economic downturn to terrorism, Prime Minister Manmohan...
August 7, 2011
Global New Deal
Gordon Brown's manifesto to save America—and the world economy.
by Gordon Brown ( Former British prime minister ) - August 7, 2011 10:0 AM EDT
Weeks of rhetoric and political maneuvering over the debt ceiling may have been resolved...