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The Mystery of Netaji Subhas Bose’s Death

Subhas Bose was a Bengali and one of the leading figures of the Indian freedom movement against the British Raj. Bose was an extremely intelligent man and had also made it to the hallowed portals of the Indian Civil Service. Born in 1897 Bose was a fiery man.

The Special Relationship Between Ireland and Scotland

There are many links between Ireland and Scotland and the two countries have developed a close relationship. In this article I’m going to explore the historical and cultural links that lie at it’s heart.

Ama – The Ancient Mermaids of Japan

In Japanese history lies a fascinating tradition, having to do with young ladies and the deep sea. Along the coasts of Japan, a highly prized mollusk lives deep down on the rocks.

The Long Background on Chinese Screens

Like much traditional Chinese furniture screens have a very long history. The oldest existing screens date back to the 8th Century A.D. But Oriental screens were written about and depicted much earlier. The original use of screens was to place them behind an emperor’s throne with weapon patterns on them to display the leader’s might.

Nigeria – What is Good and Great

I have watched with great admiration the wisdom behind the slogan: “Nigeria, Good People, Great Nation”, which I have personally helped to popularize. Going by the things that developed as a result of a careful study of the Nation Nigeria, I began to see that the people of Nigeria are neither united nor diverse; they are a people in limbo!

Kumari – The Living Goddess in Nepal

Living Goddess in Nepal also known as “Nepal Kumari” has been a tradition for more than 300 years. In Nepal, people consider that the virgin girl is the reincarnation of the Goddess Taleju ( different name for Goddess Durga) and worshipping to “Kumari” will create peace and welfare in the country.

Tarps Given to Haiti For Use As Temporary Shelters

Various donations to Haiti in the aftermath of the earthquake have included items ranging from food and clean water to first aid and medical supplies to tarps. You might ask yourself, “What use are tarps in Haiti?” In one sense, tarps are needed in any hurricane or earthquake aftermath for temporary protection.

Landslide Closes Karakoram Highway in North Pakistan

A huge landslide that occurrred in early January 2010 has blocked the Karakoram Highway, the lfeline of the northern tip of Pakistan and the link over the Kunjarab Pass to China. Over 100 locals have perished in the slide and thousands have been left homeless.

Lessons From the Coup in Niger Republic

Niger republic is one of the landlocked countries in West Africa. It is located on the Northern border of Nigeria, and it’s a member state of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Niger has enjoyed democracy for sometime now until the incumbent president Mamadou Tandja was forcefully removed from office through a military coup d’etat.

India China Border Dispute – A Perspective

both nations were not masters of their own destiny. In 1947 India won freedom with a non violent movement led by Gandhi and Mao led a resurgent Red Army to complete domination by the communists and centralized power. Comparisons are odious-but the dawn of a new beginning for both was ominous.

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