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Today the notion of democracy is in-twined with corruption and one is not generally possible without the other. Development of democracy, therefore, assumes provision for rampant corruption in the country. However, corruption is possible even without any democracy in the system.
There is false notion to equate democracy with elections, however fake those maybe.
Indian Secularism: Kerala remembers C. H. Mohammed Koya - 2
-Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal
Life and work of former Kerala chief minister C. H. Mohammed Koya should help Indian Muslims to live with honour in India.
Muslims of Kerala state marked with profound sense of respect and admiration the 35th anniversary of C.H. Mohammed Koya assuming power as Kerala’s Chief Minister on 12th October 1979.
Prathamhas announced that Dr. MadhavChavanwas named by Asia Society as a 2014 Asia Game Changer. The award recognizes those making a transformative and positive difference for the future of Asia and the world.
Dr. Chavanwas recognized for bringing the gift of literacy to millions of Indians.
"It is an honor to be recognized by the Asia Society, especially alongside the luminaries this year," said Dr. Chavan. “More importantly, I hope that this sheds more light on our ongoing pursuit to bring quality education to every child in India."
Cricket and Indo-Pak cross military exercises!
-Dr. Abdul Ruff
This time around the two Asian nuclear powers with poverty reigning in both countries, India and Pakistan have resumed their mutual cross firings more forcefully than ever in the recent past after the Kargil war, both fought essentially to terrorize the besieged Kashmiris, sandwiched between them.
During his recent visit to Delhi, a UK lawyer Chris Parsons took time out of his busy schedule to visit Shaheed Rajpal DAV Public School to meet children of poor widows who are being educated by the Loomba Foundation. He was accompanied by the Foundation's Country Head Mr. Pratap Singh and the Operational Manager, Atul Palta.
Chris was delighted to visit the school and meet 7 beneficiaries of the Loomba Foundation. He also met the Principal of the school and some of the teachers.
Joint cricketism: some fake explanations by mafias
The oft repeated fake expression in joint cricketism is “ in form” batboys which in fact means bowlers are fake , weak or “out of form”.etc etc to suit all secret deals in cricket.
They talk about pitch even though pitches made exclusively for the batboys to make big scores. They talk about “slow pitch” when the bowlers are serious about their job/occupation, employing dotballs techniques and pick wickets at regular intervals. If batboys do not get runs, they go for big hits and quickly go out of the field. OUT.
NEW YORK, September 22, 2014 - The New York Chapter of Pratham USA welcomed more than 600 guests to its annual gala held on Thursday, September 18, 2014 at The Museum of Modern Art. A "who's who" of prominent Indian Americans, philanthropists, corporate executive and Wall Street elite turned out for this year’s festivities. The evening raised over $2 million for Pratham’s programs to educate underprivileged children and youth in India.