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  • TIBET’S NEXT LEADER WARNS HOW APATHY CAN KILL0

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    • October 26, 2017

      By Greg Bruno WHY YOU SHOULD CARE Because apathy can become an epidemic. The 17th Karmapa of Tibet, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, has been called the future “shepherd of the Tibetan people,” a Buddhist leader-in-waiting who may one day replace the Dalai Lama as the most important crimson-clad chieftain for many Tibetans. Though his claim to the throne of

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  • GOVERNMENT OF INDIA”S LAUDABLE EFFORTS FOR BIG LEAP FORWARD0

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    • October 26, 2017

    Many Indian and international observers were surprised, and some were even shocked, when the Finance Minister of Government of India announced that around Rs. 7 lakh crore would be pumped into Indian economy to tone up the economic development of the country and make a big leap forward. Why surprise and shock? The surprise and

  • Activists and Gulf crisis turn Qatar into potential model of social change0

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    • October 26, 2017

    By James M. Dorsey Potential Qatari moves to become the first Gulf state to effectively abolish the region’s onerous kafala or labour sponsorship system, denounced as a form of modern slavery, could produce a rare World Cup that leaves a true legacy of social and economic change. In a rare kudo, Qatar’s fiercest labour critic,

  • India’s Sensitive Investigations Handed Over To Foreign Spy Firms0

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    • October 25, 2017

    India’s investigative agencies CBI, RBI, ED, SFIO and SEBI are sub-contracting sensitive investigations to foreign spy firms. By GGI News Staff – October 25, 2017 Owing to enormous FDI inflows into India our investigative agencies are finding it hard to cope up with increased scrutiny, investigations and financial frauds. In past few years we allowed

  • Will anyone protect the Rohingya?0

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    • October 25, 2017

    Vincent A. Auger, Western Illinois University Since August, the Rohingya, an ethnic minority in Myanmar, has faced what a United Nations official called “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” Recent reports describe a campaign by Myanmar security forces to drive the Rohingya from the country permanently. Hundreds of thousands have fled to camps in neighboring

  • Book review: Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu and Beyond by Vivek S.0

    Book review Vivek S.’s book, Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu and Beyond (OUP, New Delhi, 2015), presents valuable research that discusses state commitment to public service provisioning in Tamil Nadu, India. The discussion in the book is wide-ranging, and refers to, among other things, quality provisioning of child care, school feeding, food rations, public

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