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26.10.2015

Optimizing the India-Myanmar relationship

Optimizing the India-Myanmar relationship

Guwahati: A recently concluded India-Burma conference batted for more people to people contact between the two neighboring countries, more precisely, the residents of northeastern India and its adjacent Myanmar localities. The two-day conference titled ‘India-Myanmar Relations: Looking from the Border’ also highlighted the pain of various communities of the region, who… »

01.09.2015

WTO Ruling Against India’s Solar Push Threatens Climate, Clean Energy

WTO Ruling Against India’s Solar Push Threatens Climate, Clean Energy

“The U.S. should be applauding India’s efforts to scale up solar energy—not turning to the WTO to strike the program down.” by Nadia Prupis, staff writer for Common Dreams The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday ruled against India over its national solar energy program in… »

24.07.2015

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—The Iran Deal: the solution to a problem that never was

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—The Iran Deal: the solution to a problem that never was

The “real” problem is Israel’s real 80-200 warheads, potential Saudi proliferation – and the ‘end of the world’ problem: the same old US/Russia potential apocalypse that has been waiting in the wings since the early 1960s and hasn’t gone away. Iran as a real problem just doesn’t rate, notwithstanding the… »

24.05.2015

Security reviewed in Jammu & Kashmir by India’s defence minister

Security reviewed in Jammu & Kashmir by India’s defence minister

Jammu, Poonch and Rajouri: India’s Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar completed a two day visit to Jammu & Kashmir on 23 May 15. He was in the state to review the overall security situation. On the second and last day of his visit the defence minister arrived at Jammu… »

20.04.2015

Canada: Uranium deals with India weakens NNPT

Canada: Uranium deals with India weakens NNPT

(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, expressed serious concern over Stephen Harper’s failure to engage India President Narendra Modi in a discussion on how to gain India’s support for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NNPT).   “Canada’s… »

23.02.2015

East-West Dialogues

East-West Dialogues

The international meeting “East-West Dialogues – Siloism, Universalist Humanism and New Spirituality in the worldwide social context” took place in Varkala, India on February 16th – 22nd 2015. The meeting was attended by humanists from: Asia: Nepal, Bangladesh, India (Tamil Nadu, Maharastra, Kerala) Europe: Italy, Spain, France… »

11.02.2015

BJP trounced by Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi

BJP trounced by Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi

The anti-corruption political organisation of Arvind Kejriwal, of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has won a slamming victory in Delhi state elections hitting a sizeable setback for India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to date considered ‘invincible’. The BJP could do no less than admit the huge defeat given that the… »

10.02.2015

India: Advocating laws to safeguard journalists

India: Advocating laws to safeguard journalists

Guwahati: An untoward incident of physically assaulting a lady television reporter by the police personnel in northeast India recently, brought back the old debate of having a special law for protection of journalists on duty. The incident that took place at Latashil police station in the heart of Guwahati city… »

28.01.2015

I am sure that a new India will arise from within us

I am sure that a new India will arise from within us

New Delhi, India: Sudhir Gandotra, active member of New Universalistic Humanism in New Delhi, spoke out about his beloved India yesterday: “For the 66th year in a row, with more than 60% of the farming population under serious stress, which is causing daily suicides; increasing unemployment, which means increasing crimes… »

19.12.2014

India – New Humanism: let’s meet Fernando…..

India – New Humanism: let’s meet Fernando…..

When Fernando first landed in India, in February 1979, little did he realize that our country would eventually become a very important part of his life. This new environment was a shock for every one of his senses. Sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing played here at a stronger, higher… »

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