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India : more and more farmers are killing themselves

The Indian economy is booming. Yet, more and more farmers are killing themselves because they are over-indebted, victims of drought or insufficient harvests, or because they are bankrupted. Indeed, they can’t repay their loans. According to the ministry of agriculture, more than 200.000 … Continue reading

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The “parsi” : a community threatened with extinction

“Within 50 years, may be we will no more exist” worry the last 67.000 “parsi” of India, almost all of them living in Mumbaï, the economic capital of the country. This tight-knit community left Persia ( now Iran) in the … Continue reading

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India : jailhouse yoga

Jails are full. In India as well as in western countries. To improve the conditions of life of the inmates, the prison authorities of Madhya Pradesh ( a state in central India) have decided those who agree will have to practise yoga, … Continue reading

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Nepal : about the Tibetan exiles

Today, 15 000 out of a total of 110 000 Tibetan exiles live in Nepal, predominantly in the valleys of Kathmandu and Pokhara. Many of these hard-working immigrants have now achieved success in the carpet and handicrafts businesses, to the point … Continue reading

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About the tibetan medicine

If you are suffering from cancer, heart problems, asthma, jaundice, insomnia or hypertension, may be you should try the tibetan medicine. Prolonged chronic diseases like rheumatoid can also be cured. Like the indian “ayurveda” from which it derives, the treatment is based on … Continue reading

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India-Nepal : painting, an art reserved for women in Mithila region

There was a time when Mithila was a powerful kingdom in Northern India. Aftre all, Janakpur, the capital of the region, is the birthplace of Sita, the wife of Rama, one of the main hindu gods. For 3.000 years, hindu … Continue reading

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Islam : in the beginning was the duty of peace

There is seldom been a time in history when muslims were so looked down upon and so oppressed as they are today. The prophet Muhammad brought only one Islam. But today there are many muslim religions. There are the sunni and the … Continue reading

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