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  1. spnadmin

    Say The Good Men Of India, "Main Hoon Na"

    The Good Men of India By LAVANYA SANKARAN http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/opinion/sunday/the-good-men-of-india.html?_r=0 BANGALORE, India — IN India today, the rapes of women, from children to grandmothers, are daily news. Frothy television programs on sentimentalized family values...
  2. spnadmin

    Opinion Lewis Hamilton & 'Why I Love India'

    Hamilton: We must do something about child poverty http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/formula1/24663755 This weekend is only the third time Formula 1 has raced in India, but I think I have been to the country about eight times now, taking into account various appearances of one kind and another...
  3. Harkiran Kaur

    Leisure Flying To India Tomorrow!

    Well, I planned this 6 months ago. The anticipation has been at times unbearable! But here I am, it's midnight, and I fly out at 330pm tomorrow afternoon! And I can't sleep a wink... I am so excited! I plan to get as many photos as possible! I plan to visit as many historical Gurdwaras as...
  4. aristotle

    Heritage India's Union Sports Ministry To Promote Gatka

    Punjab's indigenous martial art gatka, which is an integral part of the state's heritage, is all set to get a major fillip as the union sports ministry has decided to promote it and take it under its fold. To promote the country's indigenous sports, the ministry has come up with a schemeof...
  5. Harkiran Kaur

    Leisure Stomach Protection / Prevention For Travelling To India?

    I leave next Friday to fly to India!!! Yay! I have been waiting for this for months! Since this is likely a once in a lifetime trip for me, and required much saving of pennies... I would hate to spend part of it laid up in bed (or the loo) with a gastro bug!!! And I have heard that Indian...
  6. Inderjeet Kaur

    India Cyclone Phailin Hits India With 120 MPH Winds; Thousands Flee

    report from NPR http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/10/12/232631532/more-than-500-000-people-flee-as-cyclone-phailin-hits-india Cyclone Phailin has struck India's east coast in the Bay of Bengal, where more than 500,000 people have evacuated from vulnerable areas along the coast...
  7. Inderjeet Kaur

    Canada India Banned The Caste System 60 Years Ago, But It Lives On For Many In Metro Vancouver

    BY CHERYL CHAN, THE PROVINCE OCTOBER 9, 2013 For most of her life, Kamlesh Ahir has been trying to escape the caste system that’s defined her from birth. She went to university, abandoned her religion, and, in 1994, left India for Canada, a new land offering a fresh start. Or so she...
  8. spnadmin

    Hinduism Might India Confiscate The Gold Of Temples?

    Might India Confiscate the Gold of the Temples? By Jeff Thomas / October 7, 2013 http://www.internationalman.com/78-global-perspectives/1017-might-india-confiscate-the-gold-of-the-temples# Throughout the world, the taxman is becoming ever more rapacious, seeking not only increased tax...
  9. aristotle

    India Jiyo Parsi : A Scheme To Check The Decline Of India's Parsi Population

    The Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India launched the 'Jiyo Parsi' scheme to check the decline in the population of P{censored}es and help increase their numbers. The Ministry of Minority Affairs reports that as per 2001 Census of India, the Parsi community population in India was only...
  10. spnadmin

    India India: Thousands Support Anti-death Penalty Campaign By Amnesty International India

    India:Thousands support anti-death penalty campaign by Amnesty International India By Parmjit Singh http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2013/09/20/indiathousands-support-anti-death-penalty-campaign-by-amnesty-international-india/ New Delhi, India (September 20, 2013): According to a press...
  11. Harkiran Kaur

    Arts/Society Hollow Vengeance

    Just wondering your thoughts on this... Hollow Vengeance Why four hangings won't change India's horrific culture of rape and torture. by Malika Kaur Original Article Link: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/09/13/hollow_vengeance_india_delhi_rape Death penalty for sexual...
  12. Archived_Member16

    India Four Men Convicted In Rape Case That Transfixed India

    Four Men Convicted in Rape Case That Transfixed India By ELLEN BARRY - THE NEW YORK TIMES - September 10, 2013 NEW DELHI — Four men were convicted of all charges Tuesday in the rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman who was attacked when she boarded a bus in New Delhi last December...
  13. spnadmin

    Controversial Arizona Sees Surge Of Asylum Seekers From India (& Video)

    Arizona Sees Surge of Asylum Seekers from India http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/09/08/ariz-sees-surge-of-asylum-seekers-from-india/2781025/ PHOENIX -- On a recent Friday night in Phoenix, an unmarked white Department of Homeland Security bus pulls up to a curb near the...
  14. aristotle

    India Zubin Mehta's Concert Hits A Controversial Note In Kashmir

    The venue of Zubin Mehta's Saturday concert is the spectacular 15th Century Shalimar Gardens, which has the Himalayan mountains as its backdrop. The garden has not looked so glorious in recent years - huge yellow marigolds, chrysanthemums, dahlias and other flowers line the pathways on which the...
  15. Archived_Member16

    India Half Of The Missing Children In 2013 Remain Untraced In India

    Monday, September 02, 2013 Chetan Chauhan, Hindustan Times New Delhi, September 02, 2013 Half of the missing children in 2013 remain untraced in India In a disturbing trend the number of missing children remaining untraced in India is increasing. More girls...
  16. Archived_Member16

    India Experts Say India's Rapid Social Change Plays Role In Gang Rapes, And Nation's Fury Over Them

    Experts say India's rapid social change plays role in gang rapes, and nation's fury over them By Katy Daigle, The Associated PressSeptember 2, 2013 7:00 AM FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 23, 2013 file photo, protesters shield themselves as Indian police beat them with sticks during a...
  17. Archived_Member16

    India India Gang Rape Teen Suspect Found Guilty Of Rape, Murder

    India gang rape teen suspect found guilty of rape, murder Juvenile court sentenced teen to three years in a reform home The Associated Press Posted: Aug 31, 2013 6:56 AM ET Last Updated: Aug 31, 2013 7:43 AM ET An Indian juvenile court convicted a teenager of rape and murder...
  18. spnadmin

    India Sikhs Of Northeast, South India Don't Flaunt Surnames: Study

    Sikhs of north-east, south India don't flaunt surnames: Study Amaninder Pal Sharma http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Sikhs-of-north-east-south-India-dont-flaunt-surnames-Study/articleshow/22131981.cms PATIALA: Contrary to Punjab, where nearly every youth has started...
  19. Archived_Member16

    India Sikhs, The Biggest Spenders In India: Survey

    Sikhs, the Biggest Spenders in India: Survey Bangalore: India, the second most populous country and also the most populous democracy in the world is home to over 1.2 billion people belonging to multi-ethnic groups and a multilingual society. Sikh community is one such major community...
  20. spnadmin

    Milkha Singh Says India Needs To Tap Into Rural Talent For Athletics

    Milkha Singh says India needs to tap into rural talent for athletics http://sports.ndtv.com/othersports/athletics/211207-milkha-singh-says-india-needs-to-tap-into-rural-talent-for-athletics Hailed as the 'Flying Sikh' for his legendary prowess on the track field, Singh says he used to run...
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