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July 30, 2018 – 9:52 pm

Completed 75 hours of Fast (only plain water) and still counting! Since it is night time here, I intend to break my fast in another 10 hours (next morning).
First 24 hours are difficult (rumbling in …

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More Than Tomorow (MTT) Project

February 17, 2008 – 5:09 am

In India only 2 % of all schools have computers. Working to bridge the last mile of the “Digital Divide” is the US-based not for profit “More Than Tomorrow“.
Its founder Marshall Krinitz is an affable …

Valentine Day

February 14, 2008 – 1:31 pm

Valentine Day and the hype and hoopla! Over last many years, this day too has become increasingly commercialized and one can not escape the harangue associated with it. You got to go and get kids …

Case of Race in USA

February 10, 2008 – 3:47 am

The ongoing US Presidential election primaries do witness discussion on race issue , even though many a time in a subtle manner! The reason is that both democratic hopefuls- Barak Obama (an African American) and …

Baba Amte Passes Away

February 10, 2008 – 12:22 am

Noted social activist and Magsaysay award winner Murlidhar Devidas Amte alias Baba Amte died at his Anandvan ashram in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra on Saturday, February 09,2008. He was 94.
I was saddened to hear about …

Kidney Racket in Gurgaon

January 27, 2008 – 9:46 pm

A new kidney racket has been busted in Gurgaon, a satellite town of Delhi. Poor and gullible people are lured into making quick bucks and by the time they realize that they have lost their …

January 26: Republic Day

January 27, 2008 – 9:31 pm

India celebrated its Republic Day on January 26, 2008. These pictures show illuminated Rastrapati Bhavan (President House) in New Delhi. In Indian democracy system, President is the titular head of the State, and Prime Minister …

Khyati Joshi and her Activism

December 26, 2007 – 9:16 pm

Khyati Y Joshi is an assistant professor at the School of Education at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey and is on a crusade: To get schools to give equal respect to religions other …

Auction: Bats Signed by Ricky Pontning

December 20, 2007 – 8:09 pm

Sahaj Sankalp is an NGO working in Delhi and other cities of India under the able and dynamic leadership of Dr Rajeev Nagpal. He is a UK-trained Pediatrician and has chosen to return home …

Impediment to social progress

September 3, 2007 – 6:05 am

As India continues to march forward, some events -which may not be of a bigger magnitue- continue to bring disrepute to us as a society. This incidence which happened in Haryana is a slur on …