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Con-vivere festival: Andrea Goldstein takes stock of the BRICS situation

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Bringing South America to Italy is the purpose of the three days of exhibitions, festivals, conferences, concerts and events that are taking place in Carrara. Andrea Goldstein, among the major Italian scholars of the BRIC’s economics, is one of the speakers.
“In my conference I will talk about the relationship between the BRIC countries and lower emerging countries of South America, such as Argentina, Colombia or Mexico
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Sajan George, Christian leader in Orissa, states the situation of Adivasis

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The day after the release of Paolo Bosusco, the last Italian held captive by the Maoists, the controversy over the conflict between the Naxalites and the federal government of India didn’t stop. Sajan George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians, was on the side of the Adivasis in a message he delivered to the press. The local tribals and Christians, says the Council,
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The Kidnapping in Orissa: Who are the Naxalites

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Michelguglielmo Torri, professor at Torino University and director of the observatory Asia Maior, is one of the greatest scholars of Indian history. Here is his explanation of the phenomenon of the Naxalites. On website Asiamaior.org all volumes of studies are available for free download in Italian.
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India: couples try to conceive a baby to be born on the 12-12-12

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The next days are the best to conceive a child that could be born on 12-12-12, 12th December 2012. A date with three identical numbers in India is considered very lucky and will not be repeated in the next 90 years: it is estimated that hundreds of thousands
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The Times of India open a forum to Indian gurus

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Chanakya Forum, The Times of India

Gurus in India are popular figures, but not only as a reference regarding the spirituality of their followers. They can be considered “opinion leaders”, who are able to influence the opinions of a large number of people. That’s probably why the leading Indian daily, The Times Of India
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Besides the deaths in Kolkata: moonshine, a problem all over India

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Alcohol is a major cause of death worldwide: World Health Organization estimates it accounts for 6.2 percent of deaths among men, 9 percent if the age group considered is 15-29.
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Vandana Shiva protagonist at 3rd International Forum on Food & Nutrition in Milan

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One billion people worldwide suffer from hunger, two billion are suffering from health problems related to obesity. A few experts debated this paradox at Bocconi University in Milan on the occasion of the Forum on nutrition and food
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India is ready to boycott the upcoming Olympics

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The Indian athletes could boycott the upcoming Olympics. The organization of London 2012 is guilty, according to them, of collaboration with Dow Chemical, the company that they consider responsible for the Bhopal disaster
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