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History of Malaya’s Electricity & Thamboosamy Pillai, Loke Yew, Contributions

The Early Story Of Electricity in Malaya Electricity first made its appearance in this country at the turn of the 20th century, and the earliest record of power generation can be traced back to a small mining town in Rawang, Selangor. Here, two enterprising individuals Loke Yew and Thamboosamy Pillai installed an electric generator in 1894 to operate their mines;

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India’s Transgender Community Who Use Own Money to Feed Migrant Workers During Covid19 Lockdown

They face a huge social stigma and are usually shunned by society, yet, transgenders in Uttar Pradesh are coming forward to provide food and water to migrant labourers who are returning home after the lockdown. About 50 transgenders in Bareilly and Prayagraj district are providing food to 100 people every day. “There are several families who are daily wage workers

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ICJ, US & UN Human Rights Chief Condemn Release of Sri Lankan Soldier over massacre of Tamils

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has said the pardon of a Sri Lankan soldier after he was found guilty for massacring Tamils, is an “affront to victims” and “further undermines the limited progress the country has made towards ending impunity for mass human rights abuse,” in a statement released on 27 March 2020. “We are troubled by reports

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Medical Evacuation Plane Exploded in Philippine killing passengers and crew on board

MANILA: A medical evacuation plane exploded in a ball of flames during takeoff on Sunday (Mar 29) in the Philippine capital, killing all passengers and crew members on board, officials said. The Lion Air plane was bound from Manila to Japan’s Haneda, and burst into flames at the end of the runway at around 8pm, Manila’s main airport, the Ninoy

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Spirituality is indeed the Master-Key of the Human Mind

A Pilgrim’s Journey is a Spiritual Journey, a movement that brings us closer towards the Divine. It speaks to our longing for something more, and our search for answers to life’s deepest questions: Who am I? Who is God? What makes me come alive and so forth? Though ancient in its roots, the practice of pilgrimage is alive and well

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Bhutan’s 2 in 1 Prime Minister cum Doctor Lotay Tshering

It’s Saturday in Bhutan and Lotay Tshering has just completed urinary bladder repair surgery on a patient at the Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital. But Tshering is no ordinary doctor. During the week, he also happens to be prime minister in the Himalayan kingdom famous for measuring citizens’ Gross National Happiness. “For me it’s a de-stresser,” said Tshering, who

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