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  1. Tejwant Singh

    World Australia And Japan In Court Battle Over Whaling

    Australia and Japan in Court Battle over Whaling THE HAGUE (Reuters) - By Thomas Escritt Australia accused Japan of carrying out commercial whaling under the guise of scientific research on the first day of court hearings between the two nations that campaigners say could lead to an end...
  2. Archived_Member16

    India Japan To Grant India $2.32 Bn Aid

    Japan to grant India $2.32 bn aid PTI - Mar 27, 2013, 08.15 PM IST TOKYO: India and Japan have agreed to promote their bilateral strategic and global partnership especially in economic and security areas, with Tokyo granting a $2.32 billion aid for infrastructure building. "We hope to...
  3. spnadmin

    Leaves Falling In Japan: Retired Husband Syndrome

    Leaves Falling in Japan: Retired Husband Syndrome By Barbara Lawrence http://www.retirementjobs.com/career-advice/articles-and-news/retired-husband-syndrome/ The unflattering terms many Japanese women use to describe their retired husbands, “Sodaigomi” or oversized garbage, and...
  4. Admin

    Japan World Cup Soccer Victory Helps Rebuild National Pride

    Chants of "Nippon!" or "Japan" echoed throughout Tokyo in the early morning hours, as the Japanese women's national team twice came from behind to force a shootout that they won to capture the country's first World Cup title. The victory, in which they outscored the United States 3-1 in the...
  5. spnadmin

    Nature Seeking Enlightenment From Spirits And Forests In Japan

    by Katherine Marshall Senior Fellow, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University Image is of Kumano Hongu Shrine The shrines at Kumano are among Japan's holiest places. Located in the mountains about 75 miles south of Osaka, Kumano Hongu, the main...
  6. spnadmin

    SciTech Japan: Why The Killer Quake Was Never Expected

    Subduction zones, where one plate dives under another, are the regions where major quakes occur. But they are hardly monitored The 9 magnitude Tohoku-Oki megathrust earthquake that rocked Japan on March 11 was caused by a sudden slip of the plate interface of a relatively small area of 400 km...
  7. spnadmin

    SciTech Japan Scientist Synthesizes Meat From Human Feces

    It's being called the "poop burger". Japanese scientists have found a way to create artificial meat from sewage containing human feces. Somehow this feels like a Vonnegut plotline: population boom equals food shortage. Solution? Synthesize food from human waste matter. Absurd yes, but...
  8. spnadmin

    United Sikhs United Sikhs Aid In Japan (Video)

    YouTube - UNITED SIKHS AID in Japan
  9. Archived_Member16

    The Interfaith Community Must Intervene– In Japan

    April 1, 2011 The international community must intervene – in Japan Just as the international community had to come together to stem the financial meltdown from contaminating the entire world economy or prevent massacre in Libya, it must now intervene in Japan to prevent radiation from...
  10. spnadmin

    Canada Quest Students, Sikh Society Come To Japan's Aid

    March 29, 2011 Quest students, Sikh Society come to Japan's aid Two Squamish groups raise more money for disaster-ravaged country Ben Lypka blypka@squamishchief.com The support for Japan just keeps coming from Squamish as two more groups stepped up recently to help the country rebuild...
  11. Archived_Member16

    10 Things To Learn From Japan

    10 things to learn from Japan 1. THE CALM Not a single visual of chest-beating or wild grief. Sorrow itself has been elevated. 2. THE DIGNITY Disciplined queues for water and groceries. Not a rough word or a crude gesture. 3. THE ABILITY The incredible architects, for instance. Buildings...
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    United Sikhs Japan Earthquake Relief Underway As UNITED SIKHS Aid Team Delivers Emergency Relief Materials

    Japan Earthquake Relief Underway as UNITED SIKHS Aid Team Delivers Emergency Relief Materials Highlights: Nearly half a million people impacted, Nuclear crisis rating increased Relief supplies for personal hygiene and to help keep warm are top priority First consignment of...
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    United Sikhs United Sikhs Aid Reaches Japan

    UNITED SIKHS is coordinating relief efforts for Japan. Immediate needs: Emergency disaster shelters, Blankets, Blue tarpaulins, Pregelatinized rice, Bread, Water, Household goods -Toothbrushes, tissue paper, baby products, milk powder. We request monetary donations to purchase supplies...
  14. Ambarsaria

    Thoughts Of Peace And Words Of Inspiration: Japan Earth Quake, Tsunami 2011

    As we share and suffer with people in Japan, let us bring some peace in these difficult times in our own ways. From Sikhism, I start with the following from Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji, our Holy Book and teacher embodiment, YouTube - gurbani Please post based on religion or...
  15. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Japan Knows How To Rise From The Ashes

    The Christian Science Monitor - CSMonitor.com Editor's Blog Japan knows how to rise from the ashes Everywhere amid the tragedy still unfolding in Japan is evidence of the remarkable strength of the Japanese. That strength will be crucial to rebuilding People queue at a radiation...
  16. Archived_Member16

    SciTech Quake Moves Japan Closer To U.S. And Alters Earth’s Spin

    March 13, 2011 Quake Moves Japan Closer to U.S. and Alters Earth’s Spin By KENNETH CHANG - New York Times The magnitude-8.9 earthquake that struck northern Japan on Friday not only violently shook the ground and generated a devastating tsunami, it also moved the coastline and changed...
  17. spnadmin

    Pacific Volcano In Southern Japan Resumes Eruptions

    Volcano in southern Japan resumes eruptions TOKYO -- The weather agency says a volcano in southern Japan is spewing ash and rock again as the country struggles with the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake and tsunami in the north. The Meteorological Agency issued a warning Sunday...
  18. spnadmin

    World Partial Meltdown 'highly Possible' At Japan N-plant

    Japanese officials were struggling on Sunday with a growing nuclear crisis and the threat of multiple meltdowns, as more than 170,000 people were evacuated from the quake- and tsunami-savaged northeastern coast where police fear more than 10,000 people may have already died. A partial...
  19. Ambarsaria

    Tragic Earthquake In Japan. Is It Fate? Is It Karma? Is It Living With "the Truth/God That Is Everyw

    It is no question, a very heart breaking incident deserving of everyone's support, to help morally talk to people who have been directly impacted and provide words and deeds of support that they are not alone volunteer, write, talk and communicate supportivily to help rebuild to provide...
  20. spnadmin

    Japan Earthquake: Google Has Launched An Online Person Finder

    Go to this link, where there is an interactive tool, in both English and Japanese. http://www.google.com/intl/en/crisisresponse/japanquake2011.html You can enter information in one of two ways: I am looking for someone. I have information about someone. Local Japan Emergency dials: 171 + 1 +...
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