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PPP Diwali message 2017


Diwali is universally recognized as the festival of light; the triumph of knowledge over ignorance and the substitution of all that is negative with that which is positive.

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GAWU’s Diwali Message 2017


The Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) is once again pleased to join with all Guyanese and especially our Hindu community, to celebrate Diwali, widely regarded as the Festival of Lights.

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Indian Action Committee (IAC) DIWALI/DEEPAVALI MESSAGE 2017

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The Indian Action Committee (IAC) extends Diwali greetings to the entire nation, especially persons who are adherents of Sanatana Dharma on the occasion of the now global festival of Deepavali or Diwali. Deepavali means a row of lights from the words deep (light) and avali (row); this festival is physically ...

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Wanted: Couple to run deserted French island of Quéménès


It could be your chance to live on a deserted island.

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What the myth of Faust can teach us

Goesta Ekman and Emil Jannings in the movie 'Faust', 1926. Image shot 1926. Exact date unknown.

“Politicians promise you heaven before an election and give you hell after,” wrote the anarchist Emma Goldman. The experience of the legendary Doctor Faustus, who sells his soul to the demon Mephistopheles in return for worldly knowledge and pleasure, has been treated as a metaphor for unholy political pacts. It ...

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Guyana will on Monday likely to be mocked by World Leaders


… Granger still with a plan to come up with a plan—Ramsaroop …..Squandered a golden opportunity which was inherited in the LCDS—a strategy that saw Guyana earning US$250M President David Granger, will next week, jet off to the 72nd Regular Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, ...

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Carbon dating reveals earliest origins of zero symbol


Carbon dating shows an ancient Indian manuscript has the earliest recorded origin of the zero symbol.

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The New England fish dish that saved a nation


Joseph Shea presides over a culinary jigsaw puzzle. He and his apprentices squat around a hexagonal fire, shifting slabs of wood with fish nailed to them against the heat. Flames lick at angled oak planks, coaxing out the oils of the American shad, Connecticut’s state fish, and cooking it to ...

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Eid-ul-Adha Greetings: Let the significance of Eid-ul-Adha be foremost in our mind


The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) takes this opportunity to extend greetings and best wishes to the Muslim communities here in Guyana and in the Diaspora on the sacred occasion of Eid-ul-Adah.

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The flavours that pretend to be something else


In a world where modern chemistry has allowed almost anything to be flavoured or coloured like almost anything else, you can stumble across some surprising substitutions. Take, for instance, the example of purple carrot juice.

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