Toxic legacy of US assault on Fallujah worse than Hiroshima

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Toxic legacy of US assault on Fallujah 'worse than Hiroshima' - Middle East - World - The Independent The shocking rates of infant mortality and cancer in Iraqi city raise new questions about battle1 / 3Related articlesNorman Schwarzkopf dies at 78US lowers flag to end Iraq warRobert Fisk: The Children of Fallujah - families fight backCar bomb kills three Iraqi soldiers north of BaghdadPhil Strongman: Hiroshima is a war crime that haunts my family, 67 years onSuggested TopicsMiddle EastIraqUS MarinesDramatic increases in infant mortality, cancer and leukaemia in the Iraqi city of Fallujah, which was bomb arded by US Marines in 2004, exceed those reported by survivors of the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, according to a new study.Iraqi doctors in Fallujah have complained since 2005 of…
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Blame the Muslims

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The police and the media's deep prejudice against Muslims lives on.The bomb blasts in Hyderabad on 21 February were meant to cause maximum terror among the people of the city as they apparently had no target other than the ordinary citizens going about their daily lives. In their randomness these bomb blasts have successfully sowed insecurity and misgivings in the minds of the city’s residents.The bomb blasts and their aftermath have only helped deepen communal divides in a city which has seen aggressive communal mobilisations and conspiracies over the past few years. As this journal had noted in earlier editorials (“Witches’ Brew in Hyderabad”, EPW, 1 December 2012; “Fifteen Minutes of Infamy”, EPW, 19 January 2013), there has been a concerted effort to reignite communal violence in Hyderabad, which has…
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Medicinal Plants and Their Malayalam Names

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   EANTH Name in English : Queen sagoLatin Name : Cycas CircinalisGroup :Name in Malayalam : EANTHName in Sanskrit :Name in different Indian language : EANTH, This plant is famous for its long life span-  more than 2000 years. Its origin dates back to dinosaurs. The first generation plant & its fruits considered to be the food of dinosaurs. The fruit contains good sort of vitamins & minerals. The old-age peoples of  Kerala used the fruit as food. The fruit contains poison. They refines the fruit &   They produced  a kind of sago from this fruits. The use of this sago helps to maintain the health.      Reference: http://ayurvedicproducts.blogspot.comPlant Medicine- Immune sagoImmune Sago is the First Food Supplement in the world based on Cycas kernels. It has been used…
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Narendra Modi Speech Cancelled

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Narendra Modi's keynote address at Wharton India Economic Forum cancelled- Politics News- Politics-IBNLiveNew Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's keynote address at the prestigious Wharton India Economic Forum was cancelled on Sunday under pressure from multiple stakeholders. Modi was invited to deliver the address at the forum, which would be held in Philadelphia on March 22 and 23, via videoconference."We do not endorse any political views and do not support any specific ideology. Our goal as a team is only to stimulate valuable dialogue on India's growth story," the forum said in a statement on Sunday. The forum is an annual student-run India-centric conference hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.A group of Wharton's professors and students had written a letter to the forum saying they were outraged…
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