Monday, February 27, 2012

UPA GOVT WANTS TO EARN MONEY EXPORTING BEEF

UPA GOVT WANTS TO EARN MONEY EXPORTING BEEF-A SHAME
VHP DELEGATION MEET ARUN JAITELY WITH A MEMORANDUM
New Delhi Feb 27, 2012. With a strong opposition to the union
agriculture ministry’s proposal to planning commission to lift ban on
beef export, Vishwa Hindu Parishad(VHP) today meet shri Arun Jaitely,
leader of opposition in Rajya sabha and submitted a memorandum to this
effect. The delegation lead by shri Rashtra Prakash, kshetriya Gau
Raksha Pramukh (Regional Head of Cow protection wing of VHP) termed
the proposal shameless, mindless, audacious & sad, VHP briefed the
leader that the proposal is a hostility perpetrated against the
Dharmic, spiritual, holistic, altruistic and syncretic worldview of
the country.
After meeting the leader of opposition shri Vinod Bansal, the media
chief of VHP Delhi briefed media that we have given a memorandum to
shri Jaitely who has listen to us thoroughly and assured us that we
will mot allow any such hasty move by the government & raise our voice
in the parliament.
In its memorandum, giving reference of the DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES OF
STATE POLICY under ARTICLE 48 of the constitution VHP said that it is
the duty of the state to “…take steps for preserving and improving the
breeds, and prohibiting the slaughter, of cows and calves and other
milch and draught cattle.” VHP also referred article 48A & 51A of the
constitution alongwith supreme court decision dated 26.10.2005 in
Civil Appeals No. 4937-4940 of 1998 State of Gujrat & other Vs
Mirzapur Moti Kureshi Kassab Jamat & others in this regard.
Shri Vijay Khurana of Rastriya Godhan Mahasangh, Dr Rakesh Ranjan and
shri Lovekesh Gaur of Rashtriya Govans Rakshan Samvardhan Parishad and
shri Ram Bhagat Shahal of the state Goraksha cell of BJP were the
other members of the delegation who raised their voice against govt’s
move to export beef in next five year plan.
It is to note that the GOI Working Group on Animal Husbandry &
Dairying for 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) has submitted a report to
the Planning Commission, Government of India. The Report, audaciously
asking for permission, reads: “There is an existing Ban on beef
exports; therefore it is necessary to revise the EXIM policy to allow
beef export…” vide Paragraph 12.3.1 under Chapter 12 - Meat and
Abattoirs.
Regards

Press Conference of K.N.Govindacharya (Rashtriya Swabhiman Andolan)

From: Rashtriya Swabhiman Andolan <rsa.office1@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 5:58 PM
Subject: Press-mail (25-02-12)

To,
The Editor/Bureau Chief

Sub:     Press Conference of K.N.Govindacharya (Rashtriya Swabhiman Andolan)

Dear Sir,
Rashtriya Swabhiman Andolan is going to conduct a press conference on February 27, 2012, 2:00 PM at Deputy Chairman Hall Constitution club of India, Rafi Marg, New Delhi.  Please send representative /reporter of your esteemed media organization.
With regards.

Rashtriya Swabhiman Andolan.
Executive Coordinator
Surendra Singh Bisht
Mob.-9323196743

Sharad Joshi                                 Ghanshyam Gupt
Media Incharge                   Mob: 9818565617
Mob:8586018456               E-mail:- gskgupta1@gmail.com
Regards

Vinod Bansal
9810949109

Trial of international NGO workers opens in Cairo

An Egyptian court has started the trial of more than 40 NGO aid workers who were helping Egypt's pro-democracy groups.

43 aid workers, including 16 US citizens, have been charged with distributing foreign funds to political parties without a license and being involved in illegal political activities.

On Sunday, only 13 Egyptian defendants were present in court for the opening hearing and all of them pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Prosecutors accused them of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency and sending information collected in Egypt to the US.

Some US and German citizens charged in the case have been banned from leaving the country.

The move has drawn a sharp reaction from the US government, which has threatened to cut off military assistance to Egypt worth about 1.3 billion dollars a year.
To,
Mr. NK Sagar                                                                                                                           Date: 9th February 2012
Chairman
Enkay Sagar Holdings Pvt. Ltd
Sub: Invite: A National Workshop “Violence Against Women: Contemporary Issues and Challenges: Unite to End Violence Against Women and Girls”
Dear Mr. Sagar,
MAITRI is a Delhi-based humanitarian and developmental NGO established in 2005. Maitri strengthens communities through individual and community empowerment with advocacy, education, community-based program, development and networking.
Maitri is unique in being one of the few NGO's globally, which is committed to the health and welfare concerns of Uniformed Personnel and their families. Violence against women and domestic violence in the Uniformed Services is a key focus of Maitri Initiatives. Uniform constitutes Military, Air Force, Navy, Paramilitary Forces and all State Police Forces. One of Maitri’s key areas of work is to address all aspect of violence against women, particularly domestic violence (Intimate Partner Violence and sexual violence), creating public awareness, advocacy for better policy and legal framework and the need for necessary support services.
The theme for International Women’s Day 2012 is “Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures.” What is known in Indian context is that despite the fact that India is seen as a strong knit community, support for a woman surviving domestic violence is still very low within the cultural and social spaces. Secondly, it is vital to focus on the issues of violence against girls/women on timely basis since the knowledge of the subject produced is based on social and economic factors that are generational, shifting and always changing.
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Expression of interest, academic and non-academic papers are invited from individuals, practitioners, researchers, service providers and policy makers. Participants are requested to submit papers based on empirical evidence, biographical/autobiographical approaches or reviews on one or more aspects of issues associated to Domestic Violence mentioned in the themes above. (The Concept note of the Consultation is attached herewith).
We would like to invite you to participate as observers and add value to the conference.
The main Aims and Objectives of the workshop are:
              Expand understanding of the issues of domestic violence and its ramifications
              Understanding intersectional dimensions of domestic violence
              Increase the need to address health issues, institutional and support services
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I look forward to your acknowledgement and confirmation at the earliest.
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Executive Director
MAITRI
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MAITRI
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New Delhi 110066, Indi

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