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India's Kerala -Tamil Nadu Mullaiperiyar Dam Controversy
- DR. ABDUL RUFF COLACHAL
A favorite holiday destination for tourists, Mullaiperiyar dam, situated in Kerala state, gives water to neighboring Tamil Nadu which in turn sends vegetables, fruits, flowers, pulses, rice, among other essentials to Kerala on a regular basis.
NEW YORK, November 13, 2014 - Pratham USA, a nonprofit organization that aims to improve the quality of education in India, today announced that Managing Principal of Wembly Enterprises Sunil Kumar will be joining its national board of directors, effective immediately.
A successful businessman and engineer, Kumar is also a Senior Advisor to Reliance Industries Limited. He has also served as CEO, President, and Board Member of International Specialty Product, as well as Executive Vice President and a Member of the Board of Bridgestone/Firestone.
Unfortunately, communal fanaticism has made deep inroads in Indian society and system because it is state sponsored.
Even India's foremost secular party the Congress has plenty of Hindutva supporters with RSS links. Thus, the BJP and Hindutva allies are not the only parties and organizations that operate against Muslims in India. They use use Pakistan as a useful tool to persecute Muslims where possible.
Sweden Recognizes Palestine: When Will USA Recognize Palestine?
-- DR. ABDUL RUFF COLACHAL
Clearly, neither USA nor Israel is sincere about peace in Mideast. They just promote each other in Mideast and elsewhere.
It is amusing that Americans who happily perform mediatory assignments ostensibly for Mideast peace on behalf of Israel and conduct counseling sessions with the besieged Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas have not yet recognized state of Palestine.