Real Life Stories
An estimated 50,000 marchers joined one of the biggest protests in Auckland for decades on the 1st of May 2010 asking the Government to stay away from mining on conservation land.
The government was forced to back down. It promised that no mining will be allowed on conservation estate.
The two sat huddled cozily in his bed watching Encierro, the most famous event of the festival of San Fermín held in the city of Pamplona, Navarre.
With over a million global visitors annually, it had become probably the most internationally renowned fiesta in Spain.
Mr. Brownlee had said, "We acknowledge mining is an emotive issue."
"But we hope a rational conversation can now take place about the potential for utilizing more of the country's valuable natural resources for the greater good.”
"Time passed slowly and the expectation that he was finally going to eat made his stomach growl with eager anguish."
"Geshe Ben was so hungry that he found it difficult to wait. His eyes kept returning to the jar of food within his reach."
"In a 2008 report, consultant geologist Richard Barker estimated the potential value of just seven of our minerals, including gold, copper, iron and molybdenum at $140 billion. The Southland lignite field was valued at another $100 billion."
"And that was just onshore resources in 2008. Obviously the stakes and values are a lot higher now.”
"The institution of the Caliphate was thereafter inactive for almost a century. Then on June 29, 2014, the internationally unrecognized Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) declared a new Caliphate, naming Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the new Caliph."
"Who's he?" asked Josh.
"He is nicknamed The Invisible Sheikh," answered Rosh.
"Pa," Hosh suddenly asked. "Do we have a right to Euthanasia?"
"That is an interesting question," Rosh answered between bites. "Why do you ask?"
"He was a man deeply interested in sex and sexuality," said Rosh.
"Together with Forster Fitzgerald Arbuthnot, he created The Kama Shastra Society to print and circulate books on sexuality, which were considered pornography at the time of publication and would have been illegal to publish in public at the time."
IIMC began, essentially medically treating about 20 kids per day in the poor Sonarpur neighborhood, where access existed neither to medical care nor to formal education.
Dr. Sujit started as his project’s only physician, but within 25 years, he had over 18 doctors and 700 full time employees working with him.
"Time magazine recently named six inspirational young people in its first class of next generation leaders. People, it said, who are leaders of tomorrow because they are working hard to change their worlds today."
"A 28-year-old Indian architect, Alok Shetty, is one of them. Why? Because of his pioneering work in designing affordable flood-proof houses for slum dwellers."