Monthly Archives: July 2010

Agitations, scandals rock Italy’s Berlusconi Govt

By Marianne Arens (wsws.org)There has been a steady stream of protests in Italy in recent weeks against the so-called manovra—the austerity package proposed by the government of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, aimed at saving €25 billion over the next three … Continue reading

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Khairlanji is not just another murder story says AHRC

By Avinash Pandey The author is an Indian research scholar stationed with Hong Kong based NGO,Asian Human Rights Commission The recent verdict of the Bombay High Court in the Khairlanji massacre case convicting all the accused to life imprisonment could … Continue reading

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A Call To True Sufi

Dr. Surendra Bhatnagar Indian face of Islam is Sufi. Love is the only form of religion to a Sufi. There is no religion greater than the love of God, the love of Man and the love of his creation. In … Continue reading

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Ajmer’s glory

At Ajmer, a famous pilgrim centre about 130 km from Jaipur, Hinduism and Sufi Islam co-exist in glorious harmony with their shrines, the unique Brahma temple at Holy Pushkar and the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in the … Continue reading

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Pakistan tops world wide search for pornographic internet sites

THEY may call it the “Land of the Pure”, but Pakistan turns out to be anything but. The Muslim country, which has banned content on at least 17 websites to block offensive and blasphemous material, is the world’s leader in … Continue reading

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Ban -Rajapaksa spat

Is International Community’s confidence in Colombo eroding..? (www.poreg.org)The United Nations and the Sri Lanka government are locked in a public spat for over a fortnight. Now it has taken a curious turn with a minister, Wimal Weerawansa, on protest fast … Continue reading

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When a Muslim gifted a chariot to Sikh Guru

There is a historic chariot in the possession of Gurchet Singh at Bhai Roopa village near Rampura Phul in Bathinda district of Punjab. It is believed to have been taken there in 1744 by Bhai Gian Chand, a devotee of … Continue reading

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Witness to Partition: It showed “Nobility and Meanness”

By Mohammad Vazeeruddin Peeping into the life of Sohail Singh was not unlike opening the door of a china shop: the wind might, very often did, blow violently, and before I realized what had happened, some vase of immense proportions … Continue reading

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Fears of a Chinese economic slowdown

By John Chan Growing uncertainty over the Chinese economy has contributed to sharp falls in global share markets. There are mounting concerns over frenzied property speculation and the sustainability of the government’s stimulus measures, compounded by a series of strikes … Continue reading

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What makes terrorists a big force in Pakistan: A Poreg analysis

(Poreg.org) Punjab province, the largest of the four provinces of Pakistan, and traditionally the dominant player on the country’s political scene, is in the news these days, for all the wrong reasons. It is ruled by the Pakistan Muslim League … Continue reading

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