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Reformed criminals take their life to a new destination

 

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 20, 2010 at 11:14 — No Comments

'Gandhiji changed my life'

11.12.2010

Gandhiji changed my life'

T.V. Sivanandan

Ex-convict Laxman Gole shares his experiences with Gulbarga prison…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 13, 2010 at 13:00 — No Comments

Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi (Review of the book - Timeless Inspirator - Reliving Gandhi)

Timeless Inspirator - Reliving Gandhi : Conceptualized and Edited by Raghunath Malshekar

Published by SAKAL for Gandhi National Memorial Society, Pune, India…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on December 10, 2010 at 12:09 — No Comments

Even after 62 years of Gandhiji’s death Gandhiji’s Autobiography a Best Seller Even Today

Even after 62 years of Gandhiji’s death…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 1, 2010 at 16:25 — No Comments

World celebrates 141st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi & an International Day of Non-violence

World celebrates 141st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 1, 2010 at 16:21 — No Comments

About 3,050 Students participated in Hiroshima Day Peace Rally

6TH AUGUST - HIROSHIMA DAY PEACE RALLY…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on August 6, 2010 at 14:15 — No Comments

Following the Mahatma's lead, 1,200 students carrying banners & play-cards marched for Peace & Harmony

1,200 Students dressed in traditional costumes of various communities marched on Gandhi's 62nd Martyrs' Day



Students carried Banners & Play-cards with the message on Communal Harmony and took the pledge to work for Peace & Integration



1200 students from 42 colleges marched for Peace & Communal Harmony Rally to commemorate Gandhi's Martyr Day from Azad Maidan to Hutatma Chowk which was jointly organised by Bombay… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on January 30, 2010 at 15:53 — No Comments

Obama wins 2009 Nobel Peace Prize

US President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize.

The Nobel Committee said he was awarded it for "his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples".



The committee highlighted Mr Obama's efforts to strengthen international bodies and promote nuclear disarmament.



There were a record 205 nominations for this year's prize. Zimbabwe's prime minister and a Chinese dissident had been among the… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 9, 2009 at 14:06 — No Comments

2nd October-Gandhi Jayanti, International Non-Violence Day

1,460 students took the pledge to work for non-violence



“I shall endeavor to resolve all differences through dialogue and constitutional means and I shall strive to establish WORLD-PEACE…”, about 1,460 students of N.S.S. Unit, from 76 colleges of University of Mumbai joined hands with the millions of people all over the world and took the PLEDGE on 2nd October, International Non-Violence Day. To…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 3, 2009 at 6:25 — No Comments

JAIL OFFICIAL’S EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH

10 jail officials along with 80 inmates of Arthur Road Jail have appeared for Gandhi Peace Exam



The Jail Gandhi Peace examination conducted for prisoners by Mumbai Sarvoday Mandal was held at the Arthur Road Central Jail on Wednesday for the fourth consecutive year. The aim of the examination is to bring about a change in the life of the inmates and to inculcate qualities of Satya and Ahimsa…

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Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on October 1, 2009 at 12:08 — No Comments

Peace Rally on Hiroshima Day

6TH AUGUST - HIROSHIMA DAY PEACE RALLY

About 2000 Students participated and took the pledge to work for Peace & Nuclear-free World



Watch the video of Peace Rally



Students carrying the banner depicting the condition of the earth before & after the nuclear war. Peace Rally organized… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on August 7, 2009 at 13:26 — No Comments

Gandhi's Experiments with Truth in Ratnagiri Jail

Gandhi’s Experiments with Truth’ in Ratnagiri Jail Shri. V. P. Kapde, Superintendent, Ratnagiri Special jail along with 10 jail officials, 3 reporters and 27 jail inmates including 6 lady inmates appeared for Gandhi Peace Exam



Gandhi’s Autobiography continues to inspire not only jail inmates but also Guardians of Law. Shri. V. P. Kapde, Superintendent and 10 jail officials of Ratnagiri Special Jail along with 27 inmates have… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on July 2, 2009 at 16:53 — No Comments

An Inspiring book on Gandhi’s life will be released in Pakistan

An inspiring book on the life of Mahatma Gandhi, titled ‘Bahuroopi Gandhi’, will be published in SINDHI language in first week of July, 2009 in Pakistan. The book is authored by Ms. Anu Bandyopadhyaya and translated by Mr. Zaffar Junejo in Sindhi language.



The preface for Sindhi edition has written by Mr. Arvind Gupta, a famous science communicator and the most amazing caricatures of Gandhiji by India's foremost cartoonist R. K Laxman.



The book portrays many… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on June 5, 2009 at 14:30 — No Comments

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

Record-breaking Sale of Gandhi Books in just 5 days

Record-breaking Sale of Gandhi Books in just 5 days



There was an overwhelming response to Gandhi Books Exhibition-cum-Sale. Gandhi Books of worth Rs. 3,10,000/- were sold within last 5 days from 27th to 31st January. 'An Autobiography' of Mahatma Gandhi, and a set of five important books, 'Selected Works of Mahatma Gandhi' were the top-selling books at the exhibition. About 3500 copies of 'Gandhi's Autobiography' and 210 copies of 'Selected Works of Mahatma Gandhi' were sold.… Continue

Added by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal on February 1, 2009 at 8:30 — 1 Comment

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