There is an interesting discussion on the issues between the locals and Tibetans in Dharamsala/ McLeodganj at the http://www.himvani.com promoted Yahoo group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/himvani/message/4001.
The sacrifice of Tibet: Extraordinary delusions and temporary insanity Rajeev Srinivasan :: http://www.rediff.com/news/2008/mar/25rajeev.htm ---------------------------------------- March 25, 2008 On November 18 every year, I silently salute the brave souls of C Company, 13th Kumaon Regiment, who in 1962 died practically to the last man and the last bullet defending Ladakh against the invading Chinese Army. These … Continue reading The sacrfice of Tibet: Extraordinary delusions and temporary insanity
Teachers intervene stop marriage of 12 years old girl In Tamil Nadu, in the village of Selliampalayam, a 12 years old girl, a student of class VII was to have been married off to a boy 11 years old, from a neighbouring village.Neither of these kids wanted to marry. However parents insisted and … Continue reading Teachers intervene stop marriage of 12 years old girl
Christian Dalits face Intolerance from co religionists . Casteism supersedes religion All In the name of the Father Extracts from a report in Mail Today IT HAS been simmering under the surface for a long time. And despite repeated pleas from Dalit Christians of Eraiyur, a small hamlet in Northern Tamil Nadu, against discrimination from … Continue reading Christian Dalits face Intolerance from co religionists
Even cooks can one day be panchayat head KALAIVANI works as a cook in a school. But this is not her only job. The middleaged woman also doubles up as the Panchayat President of her Keezhkuppam village in the backward Dharmapuri district. Riding a trendy two- wheeler on the bumpy roads, she sets … Continue reading Even cooks can one day be panchayat head
Muslims Nations: Defame Islam, Get Sued? By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI Associated Press WriterDAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The Muslim world has created a battle plan to defend its religion from political cartoonists and bigots.Concerned about what they see as a rise in the defamation of Islam, leaders of the world's Muslim nations are considering taking legal … Continue reading Muslims Nations: Defame Islam, Get Sued?
Day Adventists :Kerala HC allows separate exam timefor Christian sect KOCHI: In a controversial decision, the Kerala high court on Friday asked the state government to fix a separate time for two students of the Seventh Day Adventists, a Christian sect, to write their SSLC exam scheduled for Saturday. The HC decision … Continue reading Seventh Day Adventists :Kerala HC allows separate exam time