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The Bereavement of British High Street

The loss of one high street chain, when the nation is about to face the dreaded triple-dip recession, is very painful, if you think about the men and women who used to make a living by working for It, suddenly find themselves at the gates of a dark tunnel with no light in sight. So, it goes without saying, the loss of three of them in a week is truly catastrophic, no matter which economic yardstick that you use to measure the collective impact of it on the very core of the society.

The Bereavement of British High Street
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If Laiza falls, the Union of Burma is finished?

There cannot be the Union of Burma but only the Union of Myanmar, with the imperial Mahar Myanmar race lording perpetuity over the ethnic nationalities was authentically proven to the world when “The decision to use air power against ethnic militias, a tactic unheard of even under military rule, runs counter to reformist President Thein Sein’s assurances that troops were acting only in self defense,” wrote Martin Petty of Reuters. Very lately there was indiscriminate shelling kills some civilians including some women and children in Laiza.

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Obama grapples with Republicans in quest for lasting legacy

President Barack Obama faces a grueling path through a Republican-controlled House in his second term striving to achieve a lasting legacy. A $16 trillion debt, immigration reform and rising gun violence are pressing issues confronting him.

Obama grapples with Republicans in quest for lasting legacy
Obama grapples with Republicans in quest for lasting legacy
Obama grapples with Republicans in quest for lasting legacy
Obama grapples with Republicans in quest for lasting legacy
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Rahul Gandhi as PM nominee demand grows louder at Congress meet

Youth leader and Sonia Gandhi’s son Rahul Gandhi remained the focus of the Congress meet in Jaipur where an orchestrated demand by party leaders to project him as prime ministerial candidate was made on Saturday.

Rahul Gandhi as PM nominee demand grows louder at Congress meet
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Burma declares conclusion of Kachin war, but gunfire continues

Burma information ministry pronounces government armed forces will stop fighting against ethnic Kachin rebels, taking into account of growing international condemnation. The government's information ministry on Friday announced a close-down to military operations in Kachin state.

Burma declares conclusion of Kachin war, but gunfire continues
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Denial of States Rights: Jayalalithaa angry over Central Government and announces Statewide Agitation by AIADMK

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo got annoyed over Union Governments inaction over her demands for the welfare of the Tamil Nadu, announced state wide agitation.

Denial of States Rights: Jayalalithaa angry over Central Government and announces Statewide  Agitation by AIADMK
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Thrust on research to protect MSM and transgender people from HIV

HIV rates among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender community are alarming. Unless we have safe and effective HIV prevention methods for men, women and transgender people who practice anal sex, it will be difficult to stem the epidemic.

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In the dustbin of history

There has been a heavy emotional cost to all cycling fans. It is impossible to quantify the time they have defended their heroes in the face of mounting evidence to their crimes.

In the dustbin of history
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Land-grabbing – Nightmares

Last month, I was in Bangladesh visiting Dhaka and Chittagong. Dhaka, the capital city with a population in excess of twelve million, is now one of the megacities of our time. Chittagong, with the major infrastructure projects being undertaken for the city, including a deep sea port, the second largest city is fast becoming a regional transit hub for regional neighbors like India, China, Bhutan and Nepal.

Land-grabbing – Nightmares
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