Monthly Archives: May 2011

Clinton talks to zardari

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Rights abuses continue ‘unabated’ in Myanmar

BANGKOK, 24 May 2011 (IRIN) – More than six months since Myanmar held its first general elections in 20 years, human rights abuses continue unabated, say activists. “There has been no appreciable change in the human rights situation in Myanmar … Continue reading

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Dreaming a dream and singing a song

A Story Of The Love, Longing to Manifest By Prof Surendra Bhatnagar. “Love is essentially self-communicative; those who do not have it catch it from those who have it…. No amount of rites, rituals, ceremonies, worship, meditation, penance and remembrance … Continue reading

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OUT OF YOU GODHOOD WILL SHINE

By Balakrishna Meher Meher Baba says, “Why do you raise so much commotion? That too for a prize or promotion! I want you to come out of this emotion, Be only concerned about spiritual demotion! Remember, this is all a … Continue reading

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Behind the battle over new IMF chief

By Nick Beams The arrest and jailing of International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn and his subsequent resignation has set off a battle among the major powers over the appointment of his successor. The European powers are insisting that … Continue reading

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Life Seeking Survival with Mischievous Brain

By Prof Surendra Bhatnagar “What way, we are better than bacteria ? What way, we are higher than a ficus tree? What way, humanity transcends divinity? Why was man, the last act of creation? Why man alone is put to … Continue reading

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US unemployment rate up, downturn to be protracted

By Andre Damon The US unemployment rate rose in April, but that the economy added more jobs than had previously been expected, according to official data released on Friday. Behind the increase in jobs, however, is a dismal and in … Continue reading

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Global “economic recovery” distant dream still

By Nick Beams Any conception that the world economy would experience a “recovery” in the wake of the global financial crisis has been shattered by the latest figures coming from Britain and the United States. The British economy grew by … Continue reading

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Even without Osama, Afghan end game not in sight

By Shantanu Chakrabarti* (* This article first appeared on POREG) The ‘killing’ of Osama bin Laden by the US special force inside Pakistan has provided yet another opportunity to tireless analysts across the spectrum to crystal gaze the evolving situation … Continue reading

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Musings at Dawn-1

By Aarati Bastani If life is a stage and God is the director then who is the audience… Yes that is supposed to be a question but with time I think it has settled into an incomplete saying. Everyday when … Continue reading

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Death of bin Laden and a Strategic Shift in Washington

STRATFOR COMMENTARY Two apparently distinct facts have drawn our attention. The first and most obvious is U.S. President Barack Obama’s announcement late May 1 that Osama bin Laden had been killed. The second is Obama’s April 28 announcement that Gen. … Continue reading

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