The poet who popularised Mappilla songs

Published: Saturday, 1 July, 2006, Gulf Times, Qatar By Ramesh Mathew O M KaruvarakunduMAPPILLA lyricist from the southern Indian state of Kerala, Ottamaliekkal Muthukoya Thangal, aka O M Karuvarakundu, has amply demonstrated that music transcends…

Racism and mental illness

Racism and mental illness have a long, sad history in South Africa, with the effects of Apartheid still painfully apparent. A spotlight was placed upon the issue of racism, at the World Racism Conference held…

What's So Great About America?

By Dinesh D'SouzaDuring the week of the Fourth of July, TAE looks back to its April/May 2002 issue when Indian-born scholar Dinesh D’Souza shared his thoughts on his adopted country of America.The newcomer who sees…

Hindu Extremists Beat Pastor in Karnataka State, India

Crosswalk.COM. June 19, 2006Hindu extremists on Sunday (June 11) dragged an independent pastor to a police station in Karnataka state, accusing him of converting Hindus to Christianity, Compass Direct reports. They beat Pastor Sundar Rao…