Beijing, China: July 2, 2008 -IR Summary/ NYT – During the earthquake, the operation by China Military had glaring deficiencies. Shen Dingli, a leading security expert at Fudan University in Shanghai, does not seem to be satisfied by military approach to handle the situation.
Noida, U.P., India: July 2.2008, IR Summary – CBI succeeded in getting another extension of Dr. Rajesh Talwar, a prime accused in Noida double murder case of his daughter Aarushi, from the court on Wednesday, who extended his Judicial Custody till July 11, 2008, as sought for by them.
New Delhi, India: July 1, 2008 – Judges and leaders sitting in any court or position anywhere in the world without extraordinary scientific background of physics should avoid giving any verdict on any of the petitions related to an operation that could prove dangerous to the very existence of the Earth.
June 30, 2008 – It was a Friday full of emotions when Bill Gates delivered his final speech to the Microsoft employees in an auditorium at Microsoft’s headquarters campus.
Chennai: June 28, 2008 – A series of three undersea earthquakes, two of high intensity, struck off the Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean on Friday, triggering fears of another tsunami. Buildings shook and there was a power blackout in the Islands, forcing panic-stricken people out of their homes and offices. There were no casualties but tremors were felt as far away as along the eastern coast at Chennai, where offices emptied out.
Washington: June 26, 2008 – IR Summary/NYT – The Supreme Court has ruled today that the death penalty is unconstitutional as a punishment for the rape of a child. The decision was divided 5-4, which overturned the decision of death penalty laws in Louisiana and five other states.
New Delhi, India: June 26, 2008 – It seems that Hindus have no voice anywhere in this so-called democratic India, wherever the basic privileges are announced in their favor, the protests emerge against them. The govt.can’t think of even giving basic amenities to the Hindu pilgrims, how ridiculous!
Mangalore, June 25, 2008 – Kailaru Ganapathi Bhat whose ‘Moolika Vana’, a garden of medicinal plants in Uppinangady is well-known, said that like other diseases, mother nature has provided a natural cure for diabetes too. He has initiated a camapaign to educate people suffering from diabetes to switch over to the naturally available remedy, which he claims is safe, devoid of side affects and improves body’s resistance against diseases.