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China creates its first cellphone-free sidewalk

Sep 15, 2014

China creates its first cellphone-free sidewalk

Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, seemingly offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going. #Life #China #smartphones #Technology #Beijing #Society #cellphones #cellphone free sidewalks
Muslims only, please Why the Noida housing society is no ghetto

Sep 11, 2014

Muslims only, please Why the Noida housing society is no ghetto

Is the creation of a Muslim-only colony in Noida an example of ghettoisation or restriction of community members from buying property? Maybe not. #US #London #Greater Noida #ConnectTheDots #UK #Hindu #Muslims #Chinatown #Minority #housing society
PM Modi calls for social awakening to create a homogeneous society

Sep 08, 2014

PM Modi calls for social awakening to create a homogeneous society

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday called for social awakening to create a homogeneous society, which can ensure equality and justice for all. #India #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Modi #agriculture commodities #Social awakening #homogenous society
Adarsh scam Mumbai court refuses to summon CBI director Ranjit Sinha

Sep 05, 2014

Adarsh scam Mumbai court refuses to summon CBI director Ranjit Sinha

A special CBI court today rejected an application seeking the presence of CBI director Ranjit Sinha in the court to make a statement in the Adarsh society case. #Adarsh Housing Society #NewsTracker #CBI #Adarsh scam #Ranjit Sinha
BCCI may approach Registrar of Societies to postpone AGM

Sep 04, 2014

BCCI may approach Registrar of Societies to postpone AGM

The Indian cricket board is likely to approach the Registrar of Societies seeking a threemonth extension for convening its Annual General Meeting (AGM), in a move apparently aimed at facilitating ousted chief N. Srinivasans bid to recontest the presidential post in the election which otherwise is generally held in Septemberend. #Sports #BCCI #Cricket #NewsTracker #ICC #N Srinivasan #AGM #Registrar of Societies

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'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #India #Civil society #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #NGOs #Greenpeace #IB #Blogs #IB Report #NGO funds #leaked report #comment
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Jul 01, 2012

When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

By using particular icons and tapping specific belief systems, many environmentalists and conservationists reaffirm the worldviews of the dominant caste and religion. Can we preach respect for nature while practicing hegemony over other people? #TheLongView #Hindutva #Vrindavan #International Society for Krishna Consciousness #Tehri dam #Sunderlal Bahuguna

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When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Sep 22, 2014

Ed Miliband's plan to transform Britain: Labour to focus on saving NHS and creating fairer society

In a crucial speech to the Labour Party conference in Manchester, he will set out six national goals for creating a better country over the next decad... #United Kingdom #Labour Party (UK) #National Health Service #Ed Miliband
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Sep 22, 2014

Iggy Pop to deliver John Peel lecture on free music in a capitalist society

The Stooges frontman to give his first lecture as part of the annual BBC series in October Charlotte Churchs 2013 John Peel lecture: pop wants women sex objects that appear childlike Iggy Pop will deliver the fourth annual John Peel lecture at this y... #Pete Townshend #John Peel #Iggy Pop #The Stooges (band)
When Hindutva replaces rational thought in our green movements

Sep 21, 2014

Reward offered for person who drowned dog with cinder block in canal

The deceased dog found chained to a concrete block in a West Islip canal apparently died by drowning, officials said Sunday. Roy Gross, chief of the Suffolk County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said a necropsy performed on the appr... #Suffolk County, NY #Islip, NY #West Islip, NY