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Tuesday, 10 July 2012






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Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent - Isaac Asimov


'Poverty eradication - greatest global challenge' - Part VIII:

Sustainable use of biodiversity and its components

We welcome the Strategy for Resource Mobilization in support of the achievement of the Convention on Biological Diversity's three objectives, including the commitment to substantially increasing resources from all sources in support of biodiversity, in accordance with decisions taken at the Tenth Conference of the Parties.

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Freedom fighters - Veera Keppetipola and William Wallace of Scotland - Part I

Emperors, kings, queens, national heroes, patriots, military and political leaders and freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for the sake of their countries occupy a prominent place in the history of the world. Even after their deaths, they live. They are immortal. The names of the freedom fighters are engraved in gold in the cherished history of their respective countries.

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World Population Day tomorrow:

A humanly centred population

World Population Day falls tomorrow, July 11, 2012. Despite the heavy toll on the human intellect by external forces interestingly some space still exists for intellectual activity. Associate Professor in Political Science and Humanities of Carleton University, Canada, Iranian Farhang Rajee reflecting on man's dissatisfaction with his environs down the ages, makes us understand how every step of the way, man and the populations he belonged to yearned for improvement. How it all went off the rails was interesting. Here he calls for knowledge on the landmarks of human history.

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