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POETOGRAPHY!

POETOGRAPHY!

By Ashok Bhargava

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Capitalism Pushes Us From Suksham (Fine) To Sathool (Gross) And Turns Us From Heroes To Villains

Capitalism Pushes Us From Suksham (Fine) To Sathool (Gross) And Turns Us From Heroes To Villains

Capitalism starts the process of turning human beings in to consumers. This process can also be called dehumanization. One of the ways it achieves its objective is by changing our existence from suksham (fine and delicate) to sathool (gross and crude). The essence of human existence is not sathool but is suksham which includes our […]

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BC Home Sales To Decline In 2017

BC Home Sales To Decline In 2017

VANCOUVER – The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) released its 2017 Second Quarter Housing Forecast this week and said sales are declining this year after a record setting year in 2016 with majority of the current sales being in the attached category of condos and town-homes. Multiple Listing Service residential sales in the province […]

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SFU Professor Who Travelled To India To Study Bhopal Gas Disaster Says Victims Still Suffering

SFU Professor Who Travelled To India To Study Bhopal Gas Disaster Says Victims Still Suffering

SURREY – On December 3, 1984, a gas leak in Bhopal, India claimed the lives of at least 3,000 people in just a few days. An estimated 569,000 people were exposed to the gas as it spread into the city, leading to a number to health issues that survivors continue to deal with today. “It […]

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Canada’s Magna To Make BMW 5 Series Plug-In Hybrids Next To Jaguar I-Pace

Canada’s Magna To Make BMW 5 Series Plug-In Hybrids Next To Jaguar I-Pace

TORONTO – Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc will produce BMW’s new 5-series plug-in hybrid at its Austrian factory, the company said on Monday, part of a strategy to produce electric cars on a contract basis for global automakers. The BMW 530 plug-in hybrid will be manufactured beginning this summer at Magna’s plant in Graz, […]

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New Citizenship Bill Makes It Easier And Faster To Get Citizenship

New Citizenship Bill Makes It Easier And Faster To Get Citizenship

  OTTAWA – The Justin Trudeau Liberals passed Bill C-6, which amends the Citizenship Act and makes significant changes to the act that makes it faster to get citizenship. Changes to the Citizenship Act reflect the Government’s commitments to streamline the citizenship process, enhance program integrity, and repeal certain provisions of the Act that treated […]

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Fiji Festival On July 15

Fiji Festival On July 15

The Annual Fiji Festival is on July 15, 2017 at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, B.C.  Admission is “FREE” for all. As in previous years, we are looking for your support in advertising the event and we ask that you please include this poster in your weekly newspapers until the event date. For more information contact […]

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German Woman Alleges Rape By Indian Husband, Father-In-Law

German Woman Alleges Rape By Indian Husband, Father-In-Law

NEW DELHI – A German woman has approached the Delhi police alleging that she was raped by her Punjab-based husband and father-in-law. According to the victim, she got married to the Punjab-based man in Germany. The couple returned to India and started staying with the man’s family in Punjab. She has alleged that her father-in-law […]

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India Has Second Highest Number Of Obese Children In World: Study

India Has Second Highest Number Of Obese Children In World: Study

NEW DELHI – India has the second highest number of obese children in the world after China, according to an alarming study which found that 14.4 million kids in the country have excess weight. Globally, over two billion children and adults suffer from children and adults suffer from health problems related to being obese, and […]

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Indo-British Pharmacist Jailed For Illegally Selling Drugs

Indo-British Pharmacist Jailed For Illegally Selling Drugs

LONDON – An Indo-British pharmacist who stole almost 5,000 pounds worth of prescription drugs and then sold them on the street has been jailed for one year by a UK court. Niren Patel had appeared at Snaresbrook Crown Court and pleaded guilty to two counts of fraud by abuse of a position of trust, possession […]

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