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Anarchy in ( muslim) India

Considered as the anarchists of Islam, fakirs are muslim ( male) wanderers who live on charity and the love of Allah.  They are not magicians who perform “miracles” such as lying on a bed of nails, eating fire, raising bodies,…even if … Continue reading

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In Pakistan, the alcohol trade flourishes despite of the ban

He does his work in the shadows and is always on the lookout for the police, but Abdul is not into the drug trade. He is providing to the tipplers their ration of alcohol. Every afternoon, Abdul hits the road … Continue reading

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India: from brain drain to brain gain

The indian brain drain began in the 60’s. At this time, the labour market was saturated. So many newly graduates went to the West where the barrier to immigration had been opened recently. The first destination was USA where the Immigration Act fostered the … Continue reading

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The muslim castes in India

Hindus have their own caste system founded on the degree of ritual purity. But indian muslims have also a hierarchical system ( this goes against the koranic teaching of equality), with professions considered as more or less respectable and “pure”. But the muslim hierarchy … Continue reading

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India : why “small (business) is beautiful”

The persistence of the small businesses in the Indian subcontinent as well as in Asia is a current phenomenon. It is due to the tradition. In Asia, most of the entrepreneurs are not prepared to manage big sized enterprises because … Continue reading

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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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