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Letter from America: The Rohingyas of Myanmar – When will their tragedy end?

The Rohingya people of Myanmar (formerly Burma) are the most oppressed people in our planet. They face elimination in the Buddhist majority country, which is rightly called the ‘den of hatred and intolerance’ in our time. Not a single day goes by when their community members don’t face repeated persecution and harassment from not only the Gestapo-like members of the government but also from the fellow Buddhists who have swallowed Hitler’s poisonous pills of xenophobia and bigotry. Not surprisingly, in today’s Myanmar Nazi swastika and similar insignia are in great demand!

Letter from America: The Rohingyas of Myanmar – When will their tragedy end?
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The Dawn of Drone Era

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The Federal Aviation Administration of the US – FAA - gave the green light for four companies to fly drones or UAVs – Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – on Wednesday, while opening up the floodgates for applications for licences for the same. It may be a small step for a drone to be air-borne in the US Skies, but a giant leap for the ‘dronekind’ – drones built for surveying, carrying small parcels, monitoring traffic, accessing the inaccessible in the event of a natural calamity.

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