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  1. Archived_Member16

    India India Sitting On A Tinder-box Of Tragedies, Guilty Must Be Punished

    'India sitting on a tinder-box of tragedies; guilty must be punished' Sunday, July,21 2013 - 12:18 NEW DELHI: Is India sitting on a "tinder box" of tragedies, waiting for accidents to happen that jolt the country's conscience for a while, before warnings go unheeded in the build-up to...
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    India Corruption Rate In India Is Double Of Global Average

    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...
  3. Tejwant Singh

    Buddhism Indian Buddhist Sites Hit By Blasts

    Indian Buddhist Sites Hit By Blasts By INDRAJIT SINGH 07/07/13 12:23 PM ET EDT PATNA, India — A series of blasts hit three Buddhist sites in eastern India early Sunday, injuring at least two people and drawing condemnation from the prime minister. Senior police officer S.K. Bhardwaj...
  4. Tejwant Singh

    SciTech Stem-cell Therapy Wipes Out HIV In Two Patients

    Stem-cell therapy wipes out HIV in two patients By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - Two men with HIV have been off AIDS drugs for several months after receiving stem-cell transplants for cancer that appear to have cleared the virus from their bodies, researchers reported on Wednesday...
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    India India Floods: 'Thousands Still Missing' In Uttarakhand

    India floods: 'Thousands still missing' in Uttarakhand http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-23123795 Nearly 3,000 people are still missing following floods and landslides which hit India's Uttarakhand state a fortnight ago, the chief minister of the state has said. More than 800...
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    India Caste, Class And India's Growing Middle Class

    Caste or Class? Yogita Limaye http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23003532 2027, India is projected to have the biggest middle class population in the world. In a society fragmented by caste, there has been much debate about whether recent economic growth has reached the country's most...
  7. Archived_Member16

    Canada Revisiting The Air India Tragedy From A Ghadar Perspective

    Revisiting the Air India tragedy from a Ghadar perspective by Gurpreet Singh on Jun 23, 2013 at 2:24 pm On the centenary of the Ghadar Party—which formed in North American to fight colonialism in British-controlled India—it's time to revisit the Air India to analyze political factors that...
  8. Tejwant Singh

    General Brasil & India- Interesting Similarities

    Brasil & India- Interesting Similarities INDIAN Benefit Yourself & Fight To Change Your Attitude... Stop cutting into a queue... Stop parking your vehicle under NO PARKING sign..... Stop making double queue... Let the elderly go in front of you.... Do not litter the streets... Do not...
  9. Archived_Member16

    India India Sets Up Elaborate System To Tap Phone Calls, E-mail

    Reuters New Delhi, June 20, 2013 First Published: 11:59 IST(20/6/2013) Last Updated: 12:06 IST(20/6/2013) India sets up elaborate system to tap phone calls, e-mail India has launched a wide-ranging surveillance programme that will give its security agencies and even income tax...
  10. spnadmin

    India Out Of India's Trash Heaps, More Than A Shred Of Dignity

    Out of India's Trash Heaps, More than a Shred of Dignity by Sharika Bonsal http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/12/out-of-indias-trash-heaps-more-than-a-shred-of-dignity/ PUNE, India — “Trash! Trash!” yelled Chandani Nagtilak as she pushed her cart through a residential...
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    Legal US Spy Chief Defends PRISM & Phone Surveillance (No Protections In India)

    US spy chief Clapper defends Prism and phone surveillance http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-22809541 US spy chief James Clapper has strongly defended government surveillance programmes after revelations of phone records being collected and internet servers being tapped. He said...
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    Leisure Appropriate To Send Flowers To A Friend's Ill Mother In India?

    A very close friend, his elder Mother (mid 70's) had a serious fall yesterday and I want to send something for my get well soon wishes. I was thinking of sending flowers, and they come with kaju barfi (I know it's sweet but not sure exactly what it is) Would this be appropriate? I am assuming...
  13. spnadmin

    India Jail-born Man Bails Mother After 19 Years

    India jail-born man bails mother after 19 years By Sanjoy Majumder http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-22677850 In a dusty tenement in a crowded neighbourhood in the Indian city of Kanpur, a young man takes out a bright yellow sari from a shopping bag and presents it to his mother...
  14. spnadmin

    India Dozens Killed In India After Maoist Ambush

    Check this link for live feed from the Times of India news blog http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Maoists-attack-in-Chhattisgarh/liveblog/20270752.cms Dozens killed in India after Maoist ambush http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/05/2013525163458894343.html Heavily-armed Maoist...
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    India Call On The Indian Parliament To Abolish Child Slavery In India By Immediately Passing The Child And

    The following sponsored email was sent to you from WalkFree.org via AlterNet: <TABLE style="WIDTH: 700px" border=0 cellSpacing=1 summary="" cellPadding=1 align=center><TBODY><TR><TD> Dear AlterNet Reader, Every day, millions of children in India wake up to long hours of back-breaking...
  16. Archived_Member16

    Opinion State-Sponsored Genocide From Guatemala To India: A Step Towards Justice

    State-Sponsored Genocide From Guatemala to India: A Step Towards Justice Sonny Singh - Musician & social justice educator Huffington Post - Posted: 05/12/2013 5:06 pm In 1984, as the Indian government was terrorizing Sikhs in northern India, mass campaigns of state-sponsored...
  17. spnadmin

    Legal Extradited Sikh Claims India Tortured Him

    Note: This is a release from the Courthouse News Service and as such represents a summary of legal proceedings, now in the pubilc domain. Sikh Philosophy Network does not support or deny the truth of the claims of plaintiff, Mr. Barapind. Extradited Sikh Claims India Tortured Him By...
  18. Tejwant Singh

    India Teenager Exposes India's 'one Month Wives' Sex Tourism

    Teenager exposes India's 'one month wives' sex tourism By Dean Nelson, Hyderabad5:19PM BST 14 Apr 2013 A 17-year-old girl has exposed the scale of Islamic sex tourism in India where Muslim men from the Middle East and Africa are buying 'one month wives' for sex. Campaigners for Muslim...
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    Controversial India Won't Be The World's Largest Democracy Until It Upholds Human Rights

    India won't be 'the world's largest democracy' until it upholds human rights Twenty-five years ago, India suspended part of its Constitution and launched a brutal campaign against Sikh separatists in its Punjab province. Today, India must provide reparations to the victims and vow to uphold...
  20. Archived_Member16

    Opinion India Won't Be 'the World's Largest Democracy' Until It Upholds Human Rights

    Opinion India won't be 'the world's largest democracy' until it upholds human rights Twenty-five years ago, India suspended part of its Constitution and launched a brutal campaign against Sikh separatists in its Punjab province. Today, India must provide reparations to the victims and...
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