137th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION OF THANTHAI PERIYAR IN USA

 

On  the 12th September 2015, 137th birthday of Social Revolutionary, Thanthai Periyar was celebrated at Fremont, California state of US. Periyar International, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Sikh Foundation, Indian American Muslim Council, Ambedkar International Centre, Mulnivasi Sangh and BAMCEF ( All India Backward (SC, ST, OBC) And Minority Communities Employees Federation) jointly organized for the celebration.

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FOCUS ON FUTURE INDIA

Dr. Palany Arangasamy

Former President of India Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was dreaming of India emerging as a super power among the nations of the world in about a decade.  It is a progressive imagination born of emotions and unbridled ambitions.  Mere statement devoid of sequential or remedial actions wouldn’t serve the purpose.  Hence a dispassionate thinking at present has become imperative to notionally envisage a bright future for India. 

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NEPAL: SECULAR STATE, MEMERGED FROM THEOCRATIC!

Beginning of th nation, built on inclusive and democratic constitutional framework in real sense

Dr. K.Veeramani

On September 20, Nepal promulgated its new constitution. While signing the copies of the Constitution into law, Mr. Ram Baran Yadav, President of Nepal said, “our country is multi-ethnic, multi-lingual, multi-religious and multi-cultural……… this new document will safeguard the rights of all Nepali brothers and sisters.”

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VAASTHU HAS NO SCIENTIFIC BASIS

J.N.Daamodhar, B.E., FIE,
Hyderabad

In my observation during the last thirty five years, it is the younger generation, which is keen on following Vaasthu, while constructing residential, commercial or industrial buildings. Following are few cases, which I have come across, during the above said period.

First one is about a residential building. We were living at Shatinagar colony, near Masab Tank, in Hyderabad between 1972 to 1997.

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PERIYAR ON THIRUKKURAL

V.Kumaresan

No treatise in Tamil, be it mythical, historical, puranic or epical has escaped Thanthai Periyar’s ever – vigilant and scholastic notice. Almost all of them have been outrightly set aside, if not condemned as impractical for the progress of general public. But the only book that escaped his condemnation is Thirukkural an ethical treatise, said to have been written by Thiruvalluvar in the 2nd century A.D. Let the historians fight among themselves as to the age of Thiruvalluvar. Periyar was not concerned with the date of the work but for only the thematic content of it.

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