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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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Dalai Lama for ‘free election’ of his successor, Stumps China

-By MALLADI RAMA RAO The announcement of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on March 10 of his decision to ‘retire’ doesn’t come as a surprise. The Chinese reaction was on predictable lines though he has taken the wind out … Continue reading

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Bangladesh: Russia edges out China in Hasina’s quest for N-power plant

By Malladi Rama Rao (This article was a publication of the Policy Research Group, Poreg) South Asia is going to see generation of nuclear power in yet another country soon. Bangladesh has just signed an agreement with Russia for its … Continue reading

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Understanding Vedic Equality….: Book Review

By M Rama Rao Title: Vedic Equality & Hinduism Author: O P Gupta Pages: 322; Price: Rs. 295/- Publisher: New Age Books A-44, Naraina Phase -1, New Delhi- 110028 The author, O P Gupta was a diplomat by training and … Continue reading

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Buddhism Made Easy: Book Review

Title: INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHISM Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Pages 146; Price: Rs. 200/- New Age Books, Naraina Phase-I, New Delhi-28 Introduction to Buddhism makes fascinating reading. Author, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso, who is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned … Continue reading

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Between Hate And Hope- Musings of an Indian

By Prof Surinder Bhatnagar Ajmer based scholar & Hindi Poet I love India and my heart bleeds when it is injured. Bharat celebrated Dipawali, its age old festival of lights – the day of Ram’s return. Restless like any human, … Continue reading

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Obama backs India’s bid for permanent UN Security Council seat

US President Barack Obama has endorsed India’s longstanding bid for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council. Obama announced the policy shift in his Monday (Nov Eight) afternoon speech to India’s parliament—a speech that was planned as the … Continue reading

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Chinese leadership meeting squashes talk of political reform

By John Chan (wsws.org)Despite signs of a debate in ruling circles in China, the central committee plenum of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in Beijing from October 15 to 18 did not announce any significant steps toward “political reform”. The … Continue reading

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Common ’Loot’ Games Carnival Begins…

By Atul Cowshish New Delhi (Syndicate Features): As the Common Wealth Games carnival gets a glittering opening, silencing at least partially the Kalmadi bashers, it is difficult to resist the temptation to give a passing thought to the scale of … Continue reading

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Punters Taking Over Cricket

By Tushar Charan New Delhi (Syndicate Features): The orthodox lovers of sport in general and cricket in particular all over the world, brought up in the belief that cricket is a ‘gentlemen’s game’, have reasons to feel greatly disturbed by … Continue reading

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Scripting a great suppression story in Kashmir

By MALLADI RAMA RAO Should the violence in places like Srinagar be judged by penalising the police and eulogising the ‘poor and defenceless youth’ in a faceless violent mob? This question demands attention since the police with all their faultlines … Continue reading

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