Monthly Archives: April 2011

Jyoti Sahi – Resurrection

THE RESURRECTED BODY. “By virtue of the Creation, and still more of  the Incarnation, nothing here below is profane for those who know  how to see.”   Teilhard de Chardin. The transfiguration of Christ on Mount Tabor has assumed since apostolic … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy powers rural fridges

Renewable energy to power fridges in rural India Kath Kovac Australian and Indian researchers are investigating low-cost renewable energy solutions for storing food and providing electric lighting in remote rural Indian communities with no distributed power supply. The renewable energy … Continue reading

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Fukushima Power Plant

Commonweal Editorial, April 22, 2011 The Editors of Commonweal Magazine In the weeks since Japan’s massive earthquake and tsunami, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has spewed contamination and displaced thousands. It has also rekindled fears across the globe about the … Continue reading

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Activist Ends Hunger Strike

INDIAN ACTIVIST ENDS HUNGER STRIKE A social activist whose Gandhi-inspired hunger strike was fueling a nationwide wave of people power demonstrations has reached a deal with the government in his demands for anti-corruption legislation. A party atmosphere prevailed near the … Continue reading

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Millets: India

Status of millets Spatial distribution of millets in India In India, eight millets species (Sorghum, Finger millet, Pearl millet, Foxtail millet, Barnyard millet, Proso millet, Kodo millet and Little millet) are commonly cultivated under rainfed conditions. In order to analyze … Continue reading

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New Laws for old: Forest rights

New laws for old: Forest rights and red-tape wrongs Shankar Gopalakrishnan, Times of India | Mar 25, 2011 It is a little known fact that in roughly a fifth of India’s land area, a different legal system operates. In some … Continue reading

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