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India Poverty

Poverty in India is a major economic hurdle in the country’s progress. India is estimated to have a third of the world’s poor. An alarming 42% of the Indians are said to be living below the international poverty line of $1.25 a day.

Origin of South Indian Culture – An Overview by a Native Indian

For those foreigners, India and its diverse cultures are subjects of interest. They would like to know more about South India as evidenced by my friend Madeline in Virginia. This article is just the tip of the iceberg as Indian culture in general and South Indian culture in particular are subjects, one can write volumes about. There will be more articles periodically at this site in the near future.

Health Architecture Redesign – One End of the Spectrum

For the most part, Nigeria is doing poorly in the health industry. Given its developmental stage however, the country is not expected to perform at the same level of excellence with Industrialized countries.

Black Dollars Adventure

Twelve years ago while I was in Jakarta on business, I received a phone call from a friend of mine from Acra, Ghana telling me that he stumbled upon something I might be interested in investigating. Six months later I arrived to Acra, met my friend, started my preliminary interviewing and asked him to start detailing to me what exactly I am supposed to be investigating.

Five Effects of the Current Crisis in Thailand

Whatever events have led to the urban warfare inside the commercial business district in Bangkok, Thailand, could have a ripple effect outside this divided nations borders. However, there are five immediate effects this current crisis does have globally.

Turkmenistan Celebrates Revival and Unity Day

Revival and Unity Day: May 18, 2010 Revival and Unity Day is celebrated in Turmenistan as a public holiday. In Turkmenistan Revival and Unity day on May 18 celebrates Magtymguly’s poetry.

Paraguay Independence Day

Paraguay Independence Day Date: May 15, 2010 Independence Day is celebrated by Paraguay. Paraguay celebrates this day of Independence from Spanish rule on May 15.

Congo Anniversary of the Name Change

Anniversary of the Name Change Date: May 14, 2010 Anniversary of the Name Change is celebrated by the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa celebrates the anniversary of the change of its name on May 14, 2009 from the former Zaire, then ruled by Mobutu and his corrupt political government.

Canada – Victoria Day

Victory Day: May 18, 2010 Victory Day is celebrated as a public holiday in Canada. Victoria day in Canada is a statutory holiday and is celebrated on the Monday before or on the 24th of May in honour of the birthdays of Queen Victoria and the reigning sovereign.

Chile’s Naval Day – Revisiting the Battle of Iquique

Every year, on the 21st of May, Chile celebrates the Naval Day to commemorate the May 21, 1879 Battle of Iquique against the Peruvian and Bolivian military alliance during the War of the Pacific which took place between 1879 and 1884. It is locally known as Dia de las Glorias Navales.

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