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Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal's Blog – April 2009 Archive (3)

Ajmal is reading Gandhi in jail

Ajmal Kasab, the lone terrorist to be captured alive in 26/11 attack, now reading Autobiohgraphy of Mahatma Gandhi

For the past one week, an unlikely reader has been sifting through the pages of Mahatma Gandhi's Autobiography ‘My Experiments With Truth’.

Mohammad Ajmal Amir Aka Kasab, during the Mumbai terror strikes last November, has been reading the Urdu translation of the Autobiography, a source at the Arthur road jail said.

When the jail staff… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on April 2, 2009 at 5:56 — 1 Comment

Eye-for-Eye or Tit-for-tat attitude doesn’t pay, says Economic Journal study

People who live by the motto “an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth”, then chances are that their life will be full of miseries, a new study has found in Germany.

According to the study, published in the Economic Journal, people who apply a “tit-for-tat” attitude to life are more likely to be unemployed, have a smaller circle of friends and be less happy. However, those individuals who have the habit of repaying good turns from others are likely to earn higher salaries, have more… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on April 2, 2009 at 5:52 — No Comments

Inspired by Gandhi, Palestinians to Boycott Israeli Products

Deriving inspiration from Mahatma Gandhi's Indian National Movement, Palestinian activists in 50 villages of northern West Bank decided to launch a boycott campaign against Israeli products.

"We know change will go slowly, but we are determined to imitate what Gandhi did in India when he boycotted English salt," Khalid Mansour, the chairman of the Popular Committees in Nablus told Palestinian news agency 'Maan'.

As per official… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on April 2, 2009 at 5:40 — No Comments

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