Monthly Archives: September 2012

India : the Godhra carnage

Gujarat is a state in western India, once famous for its cotton fields and its salines. Gujarat is also the native land of Mahatma Gandhi. Like him, Gujarati are an audacious and traditional minded people. But despite being devot hindus, these efficient businessmen … Continue reading

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India : about water scarcity and miracles…

Water has become one of the most sought-after products of the 21° century. Because the Indian population is rising and lifestyles are changing, the stress on the water resources is growing. For the women living in rural India, getting a bucket of drinking … Continue reading

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India : an unusual way to solve the violence in schools

In the Idukki district ( Kerala state), a school principal caned herself before the students to know who stole the prize money set aside for the winners in a sports meet. Her new model to handle students paid off as one boy came forward … Continue reading

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The great wall of India

In the 19° century, India had its own great wall dividing its northern parts into almost two equal parts. While the Great Wall of China was made of stone and meant to defend the country against foreign invaders, the Indian one … Continue reading

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Pakistan : the atomic bomb

It started in 1964. On october 16 to be precise, when China completed its firsts nuclear tests, two years after winning a quick war against India. Since its independence in 1947, India was striving to become a nuclear power. But after 1964, the … Continue reading

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Punishments and torture in ancient India

Ancient India was not a safe place to live. Many groups of thieves existed already at the time of the Buddha( 6°century BC). They were bandits from generation to generation, robbing and killing their victims like the Thugs did later. These … Continue reading

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India : the bad boys kings

Since 3 decades, Jaisalmer, a town situated in the indian Thar desert, has seen a huge development due to its strategic importance near the Pakistani border and its medieval style. Be they soldiers, tourists or locals, people mingle freely in a place that has become … Continue reading

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