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India must stop the repression in Kashmir!

Ever since the state government of Jammu & Kashmir collapsed after the Amarnath land transfer controversy, Kashmir has been on the boil. Read the latest news on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir here. A paradise where peace has been … Continue reading

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Massive anti-war protest march in Denver

More than two thousand Americans, led by about fifty members of the Iraq Veterans against the War, took part in an anti-war protest march in Denver, Colorado. The march was from the Denver Coliseum to the Pepsi Centre, the venue … Continue reading

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Bang on target!

Abhinav Bindra has won India’s first ever individual Olympic gold medal at the Olympics. His gold in the men’s 10-metre air rifle is India’s first gold medal after Indian men bagged the hockey gold at the Moscow Olympics in 1980. … Continue reading

Posted in 10-metre air rifle, 200-metre hurdles, 200-metre sprint, Abhinav Bindra, athletics, Beijing 2008, China, Earthlings, field hockey, Finland, Henri Häkkinen, hero, hockey, hope, India, Indian men's hockey team, Karnam Malleswari, Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav, Leander Paes, life, news, Norman Pritchard, Olympics, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, random, shooting, South Asia, sports, Summer Olympics, tennis, thoughts, weightlifting, world, wrestling, Zhu Qinan | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Three cheers for Swapnil Asnodkar!!!

Swapnil Asnodkar (read his profile on Cricinfo), a young, talented and promising cricketer from Porvorim, Goa who plays for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been appointed as the brand ambassador for the National Organisation for Tobacco … Continue reading

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A positive move by the Church of England!

In a huge positive move by an organised religion, the Church of England, also known as the Anglican Church, has voted to ordain women bishops. Mary with Jesus Christ and Angels . . . Image: http://www.medjugorje.ws I don’t have much … Continue reading

Posted in Anglican Church, Archbishop of Canterbury, Christianity, Church of England, Dr. Rowan Williams, Earth, Earthlings, equality, gender, hope, human rights, humanity, justice, life, random, religion, society, the Vatican, thoughts, Uncategorized, women, women priests, women's rights, world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Madiba

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, popularly known as Madiba in South Africa, turned 90 on July 18. Read more about him in this link. Madiba on a stamp issued by the former USSR . . . the 10 kopeck (1 rouble = … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, AIDS, apartheid, democracy, disparity, Earth, Earthlings, equality, fraternity, freedom, hero, history, HIV, hope, human rights, humanity, justice, liberty, life, Madiba, Nelson Mandela, Nobel Prize, politics, poor, poverty, random, revolutions, rich, rights, society, South Africa, struggle, sub-Saharan Africa, the U.S.S.R., thoughts, Truth, Ubuntu, world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Bastille Day

France celebrated Bastille Day (Fête Nationale or quatorze juillet) on July 14. It commemorates the 1790 Fête de la Fédération, held on the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789, a very important event during … Continue reading

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