Ever notice that, in most conversations, some people talk about people, others talk of things and a very few talk of ideas.
May 13, 2016: The New York Times carried a brazen headline:
“Francis Panel Will Study If Women Can Be Deacons.”
Francis, of course, is the current Pope of the Roman...
In 1913, they were the first to declare that their aim was Independence of India, long before the Indian National Congress passed a resolution for India’s independence in 1926.
None of the members of the Ghadar Party had any vested interests, whereas the leaders of the mutiny of 1857 had their...
China's Cultural Revolution: son's guilt over the mother he sent to her death
A moving video and several family photographs are available at this link http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/mar/27/china-cultural-revolution-sons-guilt-zhang-hongping
Zhang Hongbing was 16 when he denounced his...
Every night at 10.30 pm, a train leaves from small station in India’s northern state of Punjab to a very special destination. Passengers wear a sad and dismal face and comprise mostly of young children and adult men. Train 339 has been famously dubbed as India’s “Cancer Train”. It carries...
The Next Russian Revolution?
By ROBERT SERVICE - THE NEW YORK TIMES
Published: December 23, 2011
TWENTY years ago, Mikhail S. Gorbachev announced the end of a huge global experiment. After seven decades, the Soviet Union would be dismantled, its 15 republics becoming independent...
Feeding a supercomputer with news stories could help predict major world events, according to US research.
Image: Egyptograph plots media "sentiment" around Egypt fell dramatically in early 2011, just before the resignation of President Mubarak.
A study, based on millions of articles...
Two years ago, I attended the 2009 Jakara Youth Conference with my wife, Sona Charaipotra, where the theme was “1984: Reflect. Respond. React.” Jakara has managed to do what many Sikh organizations, camps, and Gurdwaras have failed to do: to bring together Sikh youth of all backgrounds, to...
Is It Time For A Second American Revolution?
by BOB HERBERT
As the throngs celebrated in Cairo, I couldn't help wondering about what is happening to democracy here in the United States.
I think it's on the ropes. We're in serious danger of becoming a democracy in name only.
While millions of...
February 16, 2011
Dr. Mohamed Bakr
I, like many Egyptian Canadians and Egyptians worldwide, had an unbelievable experience following the evolving events of the Egyptian revolution.
I was mesmerized in front of Aljazeera TV screen watching their amazing live coverage of...
Richard T. Hughes
Author, 'Christian America and the Kingdom of God'
One can only hope that the shrill, ideological voices that distort the meaning of the Egyptian revolution will not prevail, for these are the voices that could lead to catastrophe.
Some of these voices claim that the...
Executive Director, The Maydan Institute
Just as in the case of Tunisia, we've been caught off guard by the rapid pace of events in Egypt. Commentators are having a difficult time understanding the dynamics of the Arab world and especially the role of religion in this latest...
HELP MAKE POVERTY HISTORY at the ARTISTS’ REVOLUTION PARTY
21st June 2010, London, UK
Music is of the soul. It can communicate profound messages about who we are and who we want to be; this is something that the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Sahib Ji, and his constant companion...
As millions of Sikhs around the world celebrate Nanak 10, Guru Gobind Singh ji’s Parkaash Gurpurb on 5 January, 2010, we remind ourselves of the significance of his Guruship.
The “Guruship” concept in Sikh thought is a continuity through the One Light, one path (“Jote oha jugat sai”)...
South Asia Post
The revolution rolls on
By Kavita Kuruganti
PUNJAB is witnessing a different kind of revival of ‘trinjans’ or forums, where women share their knowledge on farming, spinning, stitching and healing. I thought that a story on Punjabi women would mostly be about girls preoccupied...
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'Green Revolution' Trapping India's Farmers In Debt : NPR
'Green Revolution' Trapping India's Farmers In Debt
The second of a two-part series.
Revisiting India's 'Green Revolution'
April 13, 2009
India's Farming 'Revolution' Heading For Collapse
Morning Edition, April 14...
“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind"
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The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News
France stokes a turban revolution
Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, January 24
The turban controversy in France has virtually triggered a wave of awakening about its importance in this part of the country.
Schools are being...
With the inauguration of second multi fruit and vegetable processing plant at Alamgrh, Punjab is all set to herald a juice revolution in a big way in order to encourage crop diversification and to find suitable alternative for wheat - paddy cropping pattern. Subodh Kant Sahai Union minister for...
Abohar, Oct 1 : After the Green Revolution, a juice revolution is in the offing in Punjab following the inauguration of the second multi fruit and vegetables processing plant at Alamgrh village and with the Union Food Processing Ministry offering liberal funds for setting up more such processing...