Periyar International of Washington D.C., United States of America celebrated 136th Birthday of Thanthai Periyar. The celebration took place on 13th September 2014 at the Meeting Room, Elkridge Branch Library, 6540 Washington Blvd, Elkridge, MD 21075.
- Prof. S.F.N.Chelliah
Yes. Our life styles are fast changing and everything around us is wearing a new look. We are all warranted to adapt ourselves to new patterns of living conditions.
We have only to pity those who quote the old ways as better and more workable . Changes are inevitable.
These inscriptions made into stone edicts installed at Periyar Memorial, Chennai are meant to proclaim to the world for ever, his ideals and principles.
These edicts sum up Periyar’s mission and vision. For the benefit of those who have not seen them, we are providing the texts one by one along with our crisp comments.
There is an on-going agricultural revolution caused by artificially induced mutations resulting in genetically modified crops (GM Crops) by causing changes in DNA of such crops. Such mutations may be formed by nature or by being induced. When they relate to food crops, GM crops are known as GM foods. The process induced by human agencies is known as genetic engineering, which had received a boost in some countries in the recent times as a means to evolve a new crop or improve the quality of crop or give it a longer shelf-life.
Peter Watson is a difficult man to categorize. He’s had a long and successful career at the higher reaches of English journalism. He’s a polymath whose first books were explorations of aspects of the art world: the spiraling art market, the trade in stolen artworks, and intellectual histories of particular paintings.