Global Indian Community & NRIs in USA & Canada
by Ravz Dubz
Its all about Indian Festivals, Indian Astrology, NRI News & more of Indian community.
The Chinese Alphabet - Is There Such A Thing?
by Rosie Wang
There are so many people on the Internet looking for Chinese Alphabet; we received a lot of inquiries asking about the Chinese alphabet, questions like "Can you publish the Chinese alphabet online?" or "Where can I find the Chinese alphabet?" etc.
Portrait of India: Indian People, Indian movies, Indian recipes, India festivals & more
by Ravz Dubz
The success of Indian democracy with more than 1 billion population--India is a land of festivals--Indian cuisine is world renowned for its rich assortment of spices and tastes--India has one the oldest film industries in the world.
Well Pict European Tunnels Moving Forward: New Production Site
by Aurel Voiculesco
Well-Pict European Tunnels is setting up a new production facility based in southern Portugal. Engineered Farming Solutions (EFS), who supplies WET out of South Africa, has been instrumental in organising the unit in southern Europe. WET’s Kevin Holroyd believes the move was an inevitable step; “this new site will allow us to keep up with changing global trends in the price of raw material, as well as better serve the UK and European markets from a strategic point of view”.
Where Are All The Missing People?
by Marti Talbott
It happens at all hours of the day and night – people are there, and then suddenly gone. Some leave behind evidence of what happened, but most do not. Take the case of Jerry Strege for exampl...
EARTH DAY 2005: An editorial!
by Jeremiah P. Huck
A number of years ago [ 1970 ] two different groups of people established events to celebrate an Earth Day. One group uses the Spring equinox, the 21st of March. The other celebrates it's Earth Day events on April 22nd. So there is a bit of confusion but also a choice as to when to join with others to honor Earth Day.
New Developments in The Soft Fruit Industry Conference - Well Pict European
by Aurel Voiculesco
If we had had a few more sunny weeks during this past summer, this year’s conference would probably have been as buoyant as previous years.
Buoyant British Summer Fruits Reveals Triumphs of 2004 - “a year of revolution, not evolution”.
by Aurel Voiculesco
2004 was “a year of revolution, not evolution”, according to Laurence Olins, chairman of British Summer Fruits, who addressed the ADAS/East Malling Research Soft Fruit Conference in Ashford at the end of November. In an upbeat presentation, he said the organisation is beginning 2005 with a financial surplus as well as an enhanced, stronger role in the industry thanks to the hard work of the new PR company, Sputnik.
Upside-Down Dog Bites Man
by Vernon Stent
Your odds of perishing in an aeroplane accident or nearer to the odds of winning a major jackpot.
Do Not Call Registry is Just the 1st Step
by James H. Dimmitt
The Federal Trade Commission launched it’s much anticipated “Do Not Call Registry” on June 27th, several days earlier than the announced July 1 debut. The FTC reported that they were receiving as ma...
How To Reduce Crime In Your City
by Barbara Hall
(NC)-During my term as Chair of the National Strategy on Community Safety and Crime Prevention, I have a visited cities in the United States, England and Belgium to discuss successful crime reduction...
A 30% Chance That Statistics Never Lie
by David Leonhardt
Have you ever noticed how much our world runs on statistics? That's because statistics never lie. Here are a few very alarming statistics. Almost half of the world's population earns a below-averag...
Ecological Engineering - We Can Reshape This World!
by Billy I Ahmed
Human have always shown remarkable skill, innovation and ingenuity when faced by environmental hurdles. Instead of competing with or opposing the environment, they cooperate with it by resorting to ‘...
Armageddons Coming -- Will You Sit This One Out?
by John Dennison
A great war is brewing, and there will be hell to pay if we keep going on the way we are. An inner voice is calling you to get involved and make a difference. Will you?
Why Awareness Programs Stink!
by Julie Rayburn
How many letters do you get in your mailbox every week from another awareness program either begging you for money or asking you to participate in an event to help raise awareness? The big ones are the Walks for Breast Cancer awareness, the American Heart Association walks, the American Diabetes Association walks, the Cancer Society, and the list goes on. Just about every foundation has some sort of event that they use for fundraising under the guise of raising awareness about whatever disease they support.
Heads or tails? Either Way You Lose!
by Steve Singleton
Gambling seems to offer a big payoff for a tiny investment. But that's just at the beginnig. Here's a true-life story of what placing a few bets can do to a psychologically healthy man, to his wife, and his teenager. He thought he was at the bottom just before he fell into the chasm, dragging his family down with him.
South Africa Quake Goldminers Freed
by Melt Du Plooy
One man was killed and four injured when an earthquake trapped a group of goldminers in an underground shaft south-west of Johannesburg. Rescuers battled for 12 hours to free the men, trapped at a depth of 2.4km (1.5 miles) beneath the surface.
A Prayer for the Farmers
by Fran Watson
We have taken
without giving back
to the consequences.
Hackers Given Access to IRS Computers?
by Richard Chapo
The Treasury Department inspector general has reported a
distinct weakness in the security surrounding the IRS computer
systems. Unlike the problems found with other security
systems, this one is human.
UFO Advocates Stirred-up
by Russ Miles
In startling contrast to the ABC Jennings’ report with its convenient, “Computer generated animation’s” the well informed 700 UFO Congress attendees saw “Real time/dated video footage.” A presentation showing hundreds of UFOs, extraterrestrial, or alien aerial craft was presented by Mexico’s most respected, “60 Minutes”, “Sunday To Sunday”, and “ECO” anchor & prestigious journalist, Jaime Maussan.