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There is chronic famine in India, says Binayak Sen

Dr Binayak Sen, a Bengali paediatrician, public health specialist and activist, was jointly awarded the Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2011 at the House of Lords, London on June 12......

Gandhi award for Binayak Sen, Bulu Imam

Two Indian human rights activists -- Binayak Sen and Bulu Imam -- will be honoured with the International Peace Award given by the Gandhi Foundation at the House of Lords. The award was created in......

Afghan, Palestinian win UN award in honour of Gandhi

An Afghan women's rights campaigner and a Palestinian peace activist have been named winners of a United Nations award on tolerance and non-violence instituted in memory of Mahatma Gandhi. The......

Bill Gates receives Indira Gandhi Peace Prize

President Pratibha Patil on Saturday presented the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development to Microsoft founder Bill Gates for his charity work.  Gates received the prize......

Activist Manjula Kumar gets Gandhi peace award

Educator, director, actor and activist Manjula Kumar has been awarded the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Foundation's Fellowship of Peace Award. At a ceremony on June 12 in uptown Washington, DC, she was......

The economics of happiness

This does not mean isolating parochialism but of new way of thinking about economic systems, says Rajni Bakshi.What might an “Economics of Happiness” look like? This question brought......

Celebrating water traditions

The main reasons for water scarcity are wastage, pollution and unsustainable management.As drought parches large areas of Maharashtra the state government is applying to the Central Government......

$1-trillion for infra: RBI, Plan panel at loggerheads

What the industry and observers have been saying for quite some time -- that there is a lot of regulatory confusion on developing a corporate debt market -- has come out in the open with the RBI......

Pranab Mukherjee's Interim Budget speech

External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who is also managing the finance ministry, presented the Interim Budget for 2009-10 in Parliament on Monday. Following is the text of the entire Budget......

Outsourcing takes the pain out of visa processing

Not so long ago, getting a visa from the Indian consulates across the country was a nightmare; now, applicants are all smiles thanks to the smooth functioning of the method of outsourcing such......

Shabana Azmi gets Gandhi Peace Prize

Bollywood actor and former Rajya Sabha MP Shabana Azmi received the coveted Gandhi Foundation International Peace Award 2006 for her noteworthy two-decade struggle for slum dwellers through her......

Shabana on winning Gandhi Peace Prize

Shabana Azmi makes every Indian stand six inches taller as she becomes the first Indian to receive the prestigious International Gandhi Peace Prize for her contribution in social work.Previous......

Read this before you watch Elizabeth

Before the British Raj, before hill-stations and the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, before Gandhi and an empire on which 'the sun never set' -- there was Queen Elizabeth I of England. She ruled for......

Images: Deccan Chargers vs Chennai Super Kings

Deccan Chargers cruised to a 31-run victory over the Chennai Super Kings at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday. The foundation for the splendid victory was laid by captain Adam......
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Even Steven democracy in India

We have become an ‘Even Steven’ demo­cracy. Every time one raises questions about mistakes committed in the present, one is confronted by... ...

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Restorative justice has started to make its impact in India

Restorative justice, where criminals either meet their victims or are forgiven by them, may still be a rarity in India as compared to the West, but... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/the-quality-of-mercy-restorative-justice-has-started-to-make-its-impact-in-india/
Fr Alexander - A Versatile Priest with Literary Interests, By John B Monteiro

In the midst of fiercely raging controversy over the choice of script for Konkani, which was on the verge of being introduced in the last decade as... ...

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Chinese diplomat evokes history in a bid to boost ties with India

New Delhi: Chinese ambassador to India Le Yucheng on Tuesday said his country was hoping to draw lessons from history, valuing peace and working... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/TswVyDgJ4bGGN5xNiOzB3H/Chinese-diplomat-evokes-history-in-a-bid-to-boost-ties-with.html
A new duet

Seventy years ago, a horrible catastrophe engulfed the globe. In a vicious attempt to divide and rule the world, the fascists launched a brutal war... ...

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