Similarities between Islam & Hinduism





Politics is the process by which groups of people make decisions. The term is generally applied to behavior within civil governments, but politics has been observed in all human group interactions, including corporate,academic, and religious institutions. It consists of “social relations involving authority or power”[1] and refers to the regulation of a political unit,[2] and to the methods and tactics used to formulate and apply policy.[3]

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Teaching Children about Politics

Teaching Children about Politics

Children are curious about the world, and it seems no matter how much information that you give them they are continuously seeking more. Political views are typically something that children at least initially pick up from their parents. Regardless of a parent’s political affiliation and viewpoint, it is only fair to teach children about a bigger picture so they can grow up informed and capable of making their own decisions. Teaching children about politics can be either a path you choose for them or a doorway to their own political feelings.

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Philanthropic capitalism

Philanthropic capitalism


NEW YORK, Dec 21 – Within the upper echelons of American society there is a culture – a cult almost – of giving that is little understood outside the US. Call it capitalist philanthropy, or philanthropic capitalism if you prefer.

At its core is the assumption that those who are blessed with great riches should give something back to those less fortunate, through foundations or charities established in their name.

In the process, the reputation of the benefactor is enhanced and friendships forged, opening up new business opportunities that generate more wealth, some of which is in turn given back. And so a cycle is set in motion, creating money and goodwill in equal measure as it spins.

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Student activism in USA

Ralphs Nader: Student activism

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Malaysian illegals or over-stayers in UK were not whipped like they have done on other citizens

Malaysian illegals or over-stayers in UK were not whipped

like they have done on other citizens


The mood was one of caution at the first workshop held to encourage Malaysian overstayers in the UK to return home.

THE hastily converted meeting room looked sparse but functional. Plonked in front was the speaker’s table with two chairs staring at four rows of public seats.

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Burma’s nuclear temptation

By:Bertil Lintner

from:Daily Times

All that is certain is that Burma has a nuclear programme. It may be years, if not decades, away from developing nuclear-weapons capability. But the fact that the country’s military leadership is experimenting with nuclear power is cause for concern

Over the past year, Southeast Asia’s diplomatic community has tried to sort fact from fiction in a stream of unconfirmed reports from Burma, the region’s most isolated and secretive country. Burma’s fledgling nuclear programme with Russian assistance and its mysterious connections with North Korea raise concern in the region about its purpose.
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AFP:Myanmar arrests 19 North Korean defectors

YANGON (AFP) — Myanmar authorities have arrested 19 defectors from their ally North Korea and plan to charge them with illegally entering the country, a senior police official said Saturday.

The group of mostly men were trying to make their way to South Korea via China and Southeast Asia, an increasingly popular route for North Koreans trying to escape chronic hunger and repression in their communist homeland.

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