The sacrfice of Tibet: Extraordinary delusions and temporary insanity

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

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

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

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?

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?

Seventh Day Adventists :Kerala HC allows separate exam time

           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