Monthly Archives: June 2010

Pranab meets Hillary, discusses economic ties

Washington: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday addressed here a a meeting of CEOs from India and the US and held discussions on bilateral economic ties. The meeting of CEOs, co-chaired by Tata Group … Continue reading

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Towards a soul-some society

By Prof Surendra Bhatnagar A blind belief in God has guided man down the ages. And people have fought wars in the name of their god. For the sake of god, they never saw. In defence of the god, the … Continue reading

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God is one no matter by which name people call Him

Around 10-30 pm on May 19, 1984, some rioters tried to attack a Hanuman temple in the Sewri Cross Lane in Central Mumbai. As the priest and others ran out of the temple fearing for their lives, Yakub Khan Mohammad … Continue reading

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Storm of Protests in Maldives Over Settling 2 Guantanamo Bay terrorists

Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed’s decision to accept a request from the Obama administration to re-settle in his country two terrorism suspects from the Guantanamo Bay has regional security implications, says a POREG report . Though President Nasheed said there was … Continue reading

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Bhagwad Gita: First Manual on Management

By Mohammad Vazeeruddin “The Bhagwad Gita is the first manual on management.” This statement may startle many modern-day managers and students of management alike. It baffled me all the more for coming from a businessman who had had formal schooling … Continue reading

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US to India: Have National Pride Before Seeking Recognition

By Mohammad Vazeeruddin With the conclusion of the first India-US strategic dialogue, and in the light of the euphoria it has generated, the views of a well-known American journalist about why the USA, or any other country for that matter, … Continue reading

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Industrial unrest spreads in China: By John Chan

Bejing, June 12 (wsws): Strikes at Honda’s transmission and exhaust system plants in the southern Chinese city of Foshan that won significant pay rises, and ongoing industrial action by Honda Lock workers in Zhongshan, have been followed by strike action … Continue reading

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Did Bhopal Really Happen: by Atul Cowshish

New Delhi (Syndicate Features): Indians born after December 1984 may be excused for rephrasing an oft-repeated poser by the Iranian president, Mehmud Ahmedinejad, to ask: Did the world’s worst gas disaster really happen in the capital of Madhya Pradesh, over … Continue reading

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World Food Programme warns of famine in West Africa

By Barry Mason Rome, July 11(wsws.org): The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warns that 10 million people across the Sahel region of West Africa could face famine over the next few months. According to the charity Oxfam, eight million … Continue reading

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Nepal: Times for a Maoist rethink*

The famous Friday agreement has come and gone and the term of the Constituent Assembly has been extended. But the Maoists continue their old tricks by seeking the immediate resignation of the Prime Minister. As the deadline set by Maoists … Continue reading

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Saints Belong To All

Away from Mumbai, on a hillock that gets dressed up in the ninth day of Magh month (Muslim era) in a frill of lights and encampments, legend says that a “Baba” descents and sits in a silver palanquin. For tens … Continue reading

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