To pay the tributes to the author of the great epic Ramayana, which consists of 23, 000 shloka and seven cantos composed of about 480,002 words during 500 BC to 100 BC, Valmiki Jayanti is celebrated every year in India.
The Assembly elections in Haryana on October15, 2014 are going to make a history of its own kind. The changed mindsets of youths are motivated to support the candidates who understand the contemporary issues.
To commemorate International Day of Peace with Right to Peace as the theme of the 2014 more than an annual ritual, we need to stop war of words and blame game which disturb the peace of mind individually and collectively around the world including Korea and India. We need to be more targeted to change everything for the sake of peace which calls for brainstorming to change our looks, actions and words (LAW) for making it the real law of the land universally applicable. Peace mean absence of violence and war of all kinds anywhere and everywhere which calls for preventive measures more than curative including peace education.
During my visit of Malaysia in August 2014 for 5th International Conference and Field Study held at Institute for Rural Advancement (INFRA) Bangi, Selangor organized by Rural Research and Planning Group (RRPG) on the theme 'Managing Rural Change in a Turbulent World: Towards A Resilient and Sustainable Rural Society', I reached Batu Caves on August 29 by traveling KTM Komuter in Kuala Lumpur.