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Peace on earth = a piece of your time

For the more than two billion Christians across the world, today is the holiest of the holiest. Christmas Day, when people of Roman Catholic, Anglican, Baptist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Quaker and Seventh-day Adventist background celebrate the birth of the son of God, Jesus Christ, wishing for peace and prosperity. Read on

Cauvery River Water Dispute

The water conflict issue between states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Pondicherry is due to the River Cauvery, which is regarded as one of the best regulated rivers of India. Almost 90 percent of the flow is utilised for the irrigation of one million hectares of agricultural land as well as generating electricity which helps the states to generate revenue and provide wealth and prosperity to its entire basin area. Read on

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Women lay the foundations for peace in the Northeast

The Northeast region of India never seems to be far from the headlines. Racked by militant revolts and insurgencies ever since India declared independence from Britain in 1947, the seven-state region has, of late, been in the news due to severe flooding –while the rest of the country endured a tough drought—and violent uprisings in the state of Assam. Read on

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Promoting peace through independence

Last week, thousands of students and activists took part in Peace Day ceremonies and rallies throughout the country, commemorating the 67th anniversary of the date that US soldiers dropped two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during the Second World War. Read on

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Peaceful protests

As health concerns regarding the fasting activists who are taking part in Anna Hazare’s fight against corruption in India mount, questions are being raised as to the validity of this form of protest. Read on