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India – spreading smiles to revive humanity

With Joy of Giving Week on the horizon, Humanist Center Borivali-Dahisar* takes the opportunity to spread cheer amongst BEST, BMC and Borivali police station officials.  By Sajid Patel Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transportation (BEST) bus drivers and conductors, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s…

Japan’s anti nuclear forces gathering strength

Japan’s Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has publicly stated his government will sign the UN anti-nuclear statement calling for a ban on the use of nuclear weapons. This is a formal decision that has been publicly announced. New Zealand, Switzerland and…

First Cross-Strait Peace Forum Opened in Shanghai

Beijing, 13 Oct (Prensa Latina). The first cross-strait peace forum was inaugurated in Shanghai Friday with emphasis put on 10 points dedicated to end the impasse between both parts. In this First Peace Forum there were former officials in charge…

Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Gensuikyo)

Letter to the United Nations and Member Governments October 7, 2013 Japan Council against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs (Gensuikyo)         We cordially extend our heartfelt greetings to the officials of the United Nations and the representatives of national government delegations.  We…

Happy Double Ten Taiwan – let’s go geothermal…

On this day, called the Double Tenth*, and the founding day of modern Taiwan, many Taiwanese are pleading that the government closes in on the nuclear power industry and begins a countdown on nuclear plants, closing for good. The retirement…

Kerala activists support courts against criminal politicians

On the first day of October this year an SMS campaign was conducted, addressed to around 5000 students, in two collages. Further, 5,000 leaflets were distributed asking the students to send SMS messages to political leaders of Kerala. The mobile…

Philippines: Pasig City celebrates International Day of Nonviolence.

In a remote city college tucked and hidden from the eyes of the city dwellers of Metro Manila, students of Pasig City celebrated International Day of Nonviolence at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasig (Pasig City College) with a simple…

Oliver Stone visits Hiroshima and Nagasaki, stresses ideal of nuclear abolition

“Harry Truman opened a Pandora’s box 68 years ago when he dropped the bomb here at Nagasaki, and Hiroshima. Pandora’s box means, problems that beset the world are still enormous. We still have 17 thousand plus nuclear weapons in the…

Fish to fight Dengue in Pakistan

Islamabad, The government of Pakistan’s Punjab province hopes to combat the menace of dengue by releasing fish in waters where dengue mosquitoes breed. According to Pakistan Yahoo News the provincial government has asked the local administration of Rawalpindi to use…

Dhaka’s Buriganga River is a dumping ground

The Buriganga River is now the synonym of a dumping ground. Severe pollution has turned this once vibrant river into the biggest drain of Bangladesh. The present condition of the river is not a silent suicidal process rather it is…

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