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Is there an alimony scam in India?

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Rajesh Vakharia There are 500,000 marriages are breaking every year. This number may look small compared to a total population of 125 crores. However when we compared this number with 85 lakh marriages per year, the marriage breakdown rate is almost 7%. One time alimony payments have become a nightmare for separated young men in […]

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Three crore men are facing domestic violence: We need laws to protect them

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Rajesh Vakharia In most countries in the world, the laws against domestic violence provide protection to both men and women. Men can also seek restraining orders from courts, which restrain the abusive partner or wife from perpetrating abuse and even contacting the victim. However, in India family violence against men is almost legal as there […]

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Scientists discover groundbreaking facts about human gut mesentery: May radically change the fundamentals of anatomy and embryology and related surgical approaches

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In a breakthrough study, a group of doctors and basic scientists from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Research, (JIPMER) Puducherry have laid the long held debate to rest by validating, in human cadavers, that mesentery is a single entity. This debate is continuing since hundreds […]

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Indira Gandhi: A Life in Nature :: a book by Jairam Ramesh

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Indira Gandhi, prime minister of India for sixteen years, was as charismatic as she was controversial–at once admired and criticized for her political judgements and actions. Yet beyond such debate, what has not been fully understood is her life-long communion with nature and how that defined her very being. Weaving personal, political and environmental history, […]

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Launch of "Sabka Bharat" Campaign

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A press conference was held to announce the Sabka Bharat campaign. It was addressed by Mohan Philip, Annie Raja, Apoorvanand, Sunaina Singh, Shabnam Hashmi and Arun Philip. An increasing number of us are very concerned about the direction this nation is being thrust into. The threat is clear and imminent. It’s destroying the fundamental idea of […]

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How to Revive the spirit of Quit India Movement?

By Ram Puniyani MD

Ram Puniyani [themify_hr color=”red”] The ‘Quit India’ movement 1942, whose 75th anniversary is currently being celebrated, was the major landmark in the struggle for India’s Independence. On 8th August the Indian National Congress Working Committee Meeting at Gowalia Tank Maidan (now August Kranti Maidan) decided to launch the movement against British rule. This was the […]

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Custodial death in 2013. After 4 years, victim family is going to be paid meager amount as compensation. No one is guilty, No one is accountable. Hence no justice was provided

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[themify_hr color=”red”] To The Chairman National Human Rights Commission Manav Adhikar Bhawan Block-C, GPO Complex, INA New Delhi – 110023 13 January 2014 District Magistrate, Murshidabad (Ref No. MASUM/DM/MSD/483/3731/14) Superintendent of Police, Murshidabad (Ref No. MASUM/SP/MSD/483/3732/14) Respected Sir, I want to draw you kind attention regarding one incident of custodial death of Mr. Rafikul Seikh […]

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Indian Higher Education Institutions: Loser in Global Market

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Dr Gursharan Singh Kainth Director, Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies [themify_hr color=”red”] India has tremendous potential to attract international students from all over the world. Sadly, our institutions of higher learning have not been able to capitalise on this opportunity. International students are just not applying to Indian universities, recording a drop in the […]

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contest on the theme Education and Sustainable Development among school children

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Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies, Amritsar is organizing 2nd Paper Writing and Presentation Contest on the theme Education for Sustainable Development: Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Challenges in the last week of November, 2017. Contest aimed to create awareness about sustainable nature among the up growing generation. This will help to reorient education towards […]

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Scientists describe the mechanism of neurological and behavioural problems caused by internet overuse; suggest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches

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Etiologically Elusive Disorders Research Network (EEDRN), New Delhi India [themify_hr color=”red”] A unique research network of medical doctors, neurobiologists, and basic scientists (Etiologically Elusive Disorders Research Network-EEDRN) affiliated to premier medical research institutes from India have explained the mechanism of disorders in brain and behaviour arising due to internet overuse. Based on the mechanism they […]

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GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST VEDANTA AT THEIR AGM

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Protests held by communities in Zambia and India. Activist shareholders to again disrupt London AGM today. Vedanta battles international arbitration and UK compensation case over Zambian pollution. Loud and theatrical protests will again be held outside the AGM of British mining company Vedanta Resources'(1) at the Lincoln Centre, Lincoln Inn Fields, London at 2 pm […]

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Environmental & Economic Sustainability, Social Harmony and Social Transmutation : an example towards Self-rule/Swaraj

By Vivek Umrao Glendenning

Vivek Umrao “Samajik Yayavar” The Gokul Social University, GSU The Gokul Social University, GSU, works for the sustainable economy, peace, social harmony, self-sufficiency, social evolution and system transmutation; founded by Sanjay Sajjan Singh, Vivek Umrao and Sanjeev Narayan Singh in the year 2007; is a non-formal but the community university. The main campus of the […]

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9th Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lecture delivered by Prof. Sukhdeo Thorat

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“Incidences of untouchability not only persist, but they are also increasing”, argued Padma Shri Prof Sukhadeo Thorat, former chair of ICSSR, while delivering the ninth Dr Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lecture at the Asiatic Library in Mumbai on Saturday. The Lecture was organized by the Centre for Study of Society and Secularism and chaired by […]

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One day National Convention of All India Milli Council in New Delhi

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[themify_hr color=”red”] Over five thousand people from different parts of the country came to attend a one day National Convention organised by All India Milli Council, in New Delhi at the Talkatora Stadium which saw a galaxy of activists, political leaders, academics and other concerned citizens condemning the attempt of the government to muzzle freedom […]

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Book: "Contesting Marginalisations | Conversations on Ambedkarism & Social Justice"

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Vivek Sakpal [themify_hr color=”red”] Well known, political commentator, human rights defender and a humanist, Vidya Bhushan Rawat launched his latest book “Contesting Marginalisations | Conversations on Ambedkarism & Social Justice” which is a compilations of Interviews conducted by Vidya Bhushan Rawat with eminent  Ambedkarites and human rights intellectuals in the past 15 years. He was […]

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Shabnam Hashmi returned the National Minority Rights Award-2008

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[themify_quote]Shabnam Hashmi returned the National Minority Rights Award-2008 on 27th June 2017 to National Commission for Minorities, NCM. [/themify_quote]   Shabnam Hashmi’s statement: I return today the National Minority Rights Award conferred on me in 2008 by the National Commission for Minorities. I am returning it in the memory of the innumerable innocent victims lynched by […]

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