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What the numbers didn’t tell – Shakuntala Devi

Priya M Menon | April 27, 2013, Times Crest   Long before homosexuality entered drawing room conversations, math wizard Shakuntala Devi had written a book on the subject. She was known as the ‘human computer’ for her ability to solve complex arithmetic… Continue Reading →

Inspiration on Investigative Journalism- How ICIJ’s Project Team Analyzed the Offshore Files

By Duncan Campbell April 3, 2013, Networking in the offshore world – ICIJ used advanced tools like Nuix to see how offshore providers linked up. KEY FINDINGS Government officials and their families and associates in Azerbaijan, Russia, Canada, Pakistan, the Philippines,… Continue Reading →

25th Anniversary of Paash – A Punjabi Poet who died for opposing Fanaticism #mustshare

SUNDAY, MARCH 24, 2013 The Most Dangerous – Poem by Paash Most treacherous is not the robbery of hard earned wages Most horrible is not the torture by the police. Most dangerous is To be filled with dead peace Not… Continue Reading →

Status of #Death Penalty Worldwide #mustshare

  March 12, 2013 ,http://www.srai.org   According to Amnesty International, 140 countries have abolished the death penalty. In 2012, only one country, Latvia, abolished the death penalty for all crimes. In 2011, 21 countries around the world were known to… Continue Reading →

#Censorship is alive and well in Canada – just ask government scientists

Elizabeth Renzetti The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Feb. 22 2013, 8:27 PM EST Freedom to Read Week begins on Feb. 24, bringing with it the perfect opportunity to kick the tires of democracy and make sure the old jalopy’s… Continue Reading →

Death Penalty -Brings out basal instincts of a society

  Irfan Engineer, Dec 1, 2012:Deccan Herald       The march of history has been from more brutal and violent societies to more humane, inclusive and less violent societies; and from authoritarian to democratic states. The objective of punishment… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Canada invalidates Pfizer’s Viagra Patent

Supreme Court Voids Viagra Patent as Insufficient Disclosure Means It Fails the “Patent Bargain” Canada’s top court has ruled that Pfizer’s patent on their groundbreaking erectile dysfunction drug Viagra won’t be valid for much longer. The unanimous decision opens the… Continue Reading →

India and Canada finalise conditions of nuclear deal

India‘s rapid economic expansion in recent years has resulted in a surge in demand for energy 7 November 2012 India and Canada have finalised the terms for their nuclear deal, paving the way for Canadian firms to export uranium to… Continue Reading →

The Asbestos Shame in India #enviornment

By Rohit roy,  kindlemag.in A slow and painful death is creeping through the nation. Asbestos – the essential roofing of the poor – is a silent and deadly killer. It causes lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis through a slow filling… Continue Reading →

Advocates Blast Canadian Probe of Missing Women

By Sadiya Ansari WeNews correspondent Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Fifteen organizations last week intensified their opposition to a government inquiry into missing women in Vancouver’s downtown eastside. In an open letter, detractors said they would instead cooperate with a U.N…. Continue Reading →

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