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Indian journalists ‘to closely monitor pro-democracy movement

Indian government should ‘grant the benefits of democracy, humanity and prosperity to the peoples of India's origin and take a critical stance on the fairness and inclusiveness of the upcoming elections in Burma and their results.This call was made by the more than 20 journalists and civil society activists who participated in a media workshop on the November 7 Burma election as well as the situation of Burmese refugees living in India, held at the Press Club of India.

India allows refugees to stay in the country as they await UNHCR refugee status, it could do much more in providing security to this vulnerable group. The participants reminded the government that the influx of refugees in India is the result of bad governance in Burma.“India would benefit from a democratic Burma with respect to its economic and security interests in that country, while supporting the current regime simply plays into the hands of China,” said Nava Thakuria, senior journalist from Assam.

The day-long…

'Magnificent Mary'Five times World Champ back home

'Magnificent Mary'Five times World Champ back home
22.09.2010 07:01:18 Nksagar-Sagar Media -
22 Sept,2010 New Delhi:
Herbalife,IBF,IOS Felicitate Five times World Boxing Champion MC Marykom on 21 Sept 2010 at Hotel Park New Delh. Media and MP from Manipur and sports authorities were present to congratulate the boxing champion for fifth time. On Answering questions on her motherhood and being Five-times world boxing champion MC Mary Kom said her strong will and determination helped her to stay in the sport even after attaining motherhood.

( - Manipur government has announced a cash prize of 10 lakh rupees for star women boxer M C Mary Kom, who achieved a rare feat of five consecutive world titles in Bridgetown last week.The 27year old, mother of two clinched the fifth gold medal at the World Championships on Saturday by thrashing old foe Steluta Duta of Romania 16-6 in the light flyweight 48kg finals.An official release said that Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh…